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Fifth graders choose an activity to help them memorize the animal classification terms according to their own "multiple intelligences" learning style. In this animal classification and study skills lesson, 5th graders memorize animal classification terms by creating mnemonic devices, constructing models, writing lyrics, or other activities developed to match multiple intelligences.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 45 Downloads
Students list characteristics and features of animals found in their community. They then group the animals according to how they are similar and different and create names for each group. They then create a chart of their classification system.
4th - 12th Science 8 Views 104 Downloads
Invertebrates and Vertebrate Evolution
Students explore the major characteristics of the major animal phyla. They describe adaptive features that have contributed to the success of animals on land. Students explain how primate evolution provides a context for understanding human origins.
8th - 11th Science 3 Views 27 Downloads
All major groups of vertebrates are summarized here with the characteristics of each explained. Other subphyla of chordates are listed: cephalochordata, urochordata, monotremata, marsupialia. The details are relevant but are not linked to any other task.
9th - 11th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Activity Two: The Classic Fossil Lab-Simple Format
In this fossil instructional activity, students are given a bag of fossils to identify. They use a key and a instructional activity with pictures of the various types of fossils. They answer questions about fossils and use a web site to find out if their state has a fossil.
8th - 10th Science 21 Views 264 Downloads
Levels of Classification
Students use diagrams to compare structural differences that taxonomists use to classify animals. In this classification lesson plan, students compare structures of different species from given diagrams. In one diagram they identify the phylum of each species, in another they identify the class of each species, in another they identify the order of each species and finally the family names of each species.
8th - 10th Science 48 Views 207 Downloads
Protists - The Protozoans
Five pages provide thorough coverage of three protozoans: euglena, amoebae, and paramecia. For each, junior biologists read factual text, label the organism, and write answers to several questions. This neatly organized assignment is five pages long and makes an ideal preparation for examining these protists in the laboratory.
7th - 10th Science 39 Views 291 Downloads
2008 Master Gardener Training: Basic Entomology
The author of this presentation elaborates on the details of insect classification, information apparently required to become a master gardener in the horticulture program at Oregon State University. Though lengthy (110 slides), it is an outstanding collection of photos, graphs, and diagrams to educate the viewer in basic entomology.
Higher Ed Science 3 Views 9 Downloads