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Students are able to describe the development of their chosen form of vertebrate life from the past to the present in a four to six page typed paper. They explain the use of phylogenetic tree. Students use the phylogenetic tree to exemplify an organism's evolutionary change as well as current information on the organism's current adaptation or change of habitat.
9th - 10th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Vertebrates or Invertebrates
Examine the differences between vertebrates and invertebrates as learners conduct Internet research, take an online invertebrate quiz, complete a vertebrate fact sheet, print out pictures of invertebrates they find interesting, and create index card information fact cards.
3rd - 5th Science 18 Views 151 Downloads
Vertebrate Matching Game
Eighth graders classify vertebrate animals according to their characteristics. In this life science lesson, 8th graders distinguish among the seven classes of vertebrates. They examine similar characteristics among those that belong to the same class.
8th Science 18 Views 68 Downloads
The Five Classes of Vertebrates
What a terrific lesson! Learners discuss the animal kingdom, and classify them as vertebrates and invertebrates. They also identify them as fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. There is even a taxonomic breakdown of popular animals.
2nd - 6th Science 53 Views 374 Downloads
Design a Deep- Sea Vertebrate or Invertebrate
Students design a deep-sea animal. In this research based lesson, students research and design a vertebrate or invertebrate that lives in a methane hydrate habitat. They compile a class chart of the adaptations animals have in this ecosystem.
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 21 Downloads
Fifth graders research and present a paper about vertebrates. For this research and writing lesson, 5th graders research information about vertebrates which they include in a paper and presentation. They determine how to present relevant information in an entertaining way.
5th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Vertebrate or Invertebrate?
Students explore the internet world of Second Life and investigate different types of vertebrates and invertebrates. In this vertebrates and invertebrates lesson plan, students provide illustrations and captions for the sea life they researched.
3rd - 4th Science 5 Views 36 Downloads
Vertebrates And Invertebrates
In this science lesson, students classify pictures into categories of vertebrates or invertebrates. After a class discussion, students divide into groups, and are given plastic baggies that contain photographs of each. The groups must correctly sort and categorize the pictures.
4th - 6th Science 9 Views 70 Downloads
Vertebrates in the Pond
A vertebrate is an animal that has a backbone. Youngsters learn about vertebrates such as birds, mammals, fish, amphibians, and reptiles that live in or near pond habitats. The class is divided into vertebrate groups as they play a matching game that helps them learn to identify defining characteristics of each animal group.
1st Science 36 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students describe the development of their chosen form of vertebrate life from the past to the present in a four to six page paper. They explain the use of a phylogenetic tree, and use this to exemplify an organism's evolutionary change as well as current information on the organism's current adaptation or change of habitat.
9th - 10th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Third graders differentiate between vertebrates and invertebrates, and identify the main characteristics of mammals, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and birds. They sort and categorize different types of balls, discuss the characteristics of five types of vertebrates, and participate in a characteristic identification game.
3rd Science 28 Views 136 Downloads
New Review Classifying Vertebrates
What features do scientists use to classify animals into groups? Class groups examine a series of paired images of vertebrates (a bass and a trout, a toad and a newt, a crocodile and a tortoise, an owl and a robin, a tiger and a bear) and list what the pairs have in common.
5th - 7th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads