On the left side you see a column that displays the legend for the map. In the top right corner you will see a “Modify Map” link. 4. Click on the Modify Map link. 5. Look at the top of the ArcGIS Online map window and notice the different buttons. You will some of these buttons as you progress through this lesson. Task 2: Enlarge the ArcGIS Online window If the ArcGIS Online Map Viewer window is small when the map document first opens, you may wish to enlarge it. Layers Map
6. In the upper right corner (PC) or upper left corner (Mac) of your ArcGIS Online window there are three buttons. Click the middle button (PC) or the right green button (Mac). PC Mac Now the ArcGIS Online map window fills your whole screen. You can also change the size of your ArcGIS Online window by stretching it. Stretching the window instead of maximizing it allows you to organize other windows and dialog boxes as they appear. Task 3: Snakes and lizards Reptiles are cold-blooded animals with scaly skin. Their skin helps keep their bodies from drying out in the heat. They sit in the sun to get warm and then move to the shade to cool down. This class of animals lays eggs to have their babies. There are more than 6,500 species of reptiles in the world. That’s a lot of reptiles! Remember that your tour needs to include one reptile. Let’s see what reptiles are at the zoo so we can choose which one to visit on our tour. 7. Click the Show Contents of Map (or Content) button. OR 8. Click the Zoo Animals layer name to display the legend.
Q1: Look at the Zoo Animals legend. What is the color for reptiles? Green A few reptiles live at the zoo. The problem is you don’t know what kind of reptiles they are. That information is stored in the attribute table. 9. Click one of the reptile symbols in the zoo. The popup window contains information about the feature you selected. The information comes from the attribute table. Q2: Write down the name of the reptile in the Filter Answers column on your worksheet Iguana 10. Click another reptile symbol. Q3: Write down the name of this reptile in the Filter Answers column on your worksheet. Do this for all the reptiles. Rattlesnake, Anaconda, Snapping Turtle, Crocodile, Igunana 11. Close the popup window when you are done. You should have a list of all the reptiles in the zoo on your worksheet. Q4: Have you ever seen one of these reptiles in pictures or in real life? Write down the ones you have seen. Rattlesnake, Anaconda, Snapping Turtle, Crocodile, Igunana Q5: Write down some things you know about one of the reptiles. A rattlesnakes favorite food is lizard
Task 4: Birds of a feather The zoo now wants visitors to see a bird. Birds are warm-blooded animals like mammals, but birds are covered in feathers. They have a backbone and a skeleton. Did you know that some of their bones are hollow to make it easier to fly? Birds lay eggs in nests, and when the babies hatch, the parents bring them food and care for them until they are old enough to fend for themselves. Of more than 8,800 known species of birds, the smallest is the hummingbird, and the largest is the ostrich.
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