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Students create a power point presentation of one of the phylum within the animal kingdom. They work in groups of two. Students show information gained during study of the animal kingdom unit as well as knowledge gained during lessons on PowerPoint, digital camera use, and scanning techniques.
Biological taxonomy masters examine the five main classes under phylum chordata. Pupils compare and contrast the identifying characteristics of the various organisms. They explain why taxonomy is important in classifying organisms. You may find this resource disappointing as all it provides are a vague outline of the lessons, a copy of the slides from a PowerPoint presentation, and a substandard worksheet about bird varieties. The worksheet has typographical errors.
Learners 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. They participate in a game to match animals characteristics to their phylum or class.