Alligators And Crocodiles

Alligators And Crocodiles

Crocodilia, containing both alligators and crocodiles, is an order of large reptiles. Reptiles belonging to Crocodilia are the closest living relatives of birds. Reptiles and birds are the only known living descendants of the dinosaurs.

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How are organisms in the order Crocodilia distinct from other reptiles?
STANDARDS:
RST.2 - Main Ideas, RST.6 - Author's Purpose

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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