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153 resources with the concept animal classification

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Get Your Organisms Organized

For Teachers 6th Standards
From large to small, show your class how to organize them all! Included within the guide is everything you need to take their knowledge of classification from the cellular to the species level. The worksheets focus on building vocabulary...
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Insects: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What would the world be like with no insects? Ponder this question using a research-based STEM unit that encourages scholars to investigate insects from both a beneficial and hazardous perspective. They learn about insect behaviors,...
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Chaos within the Living World? NOT!

For Teachers 5th Standards
What are the five kingdoms? Fifth graders engage in a series of investigations and research activities focused on the methods of classification used by scientists, as well as the language they use to describe the similarities and...
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Amphibians

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Biologists know of more than 2,300 living species of amphibians. Learn more about the four orders of amphibians with an interesting presentation. It explains the similarities and differences between the thousands of species of...
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Birds

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Birds adapted to almost every climate on the planet, from the Arctic to the rain forests. A presentation focused on birds covers their similarities and differences. It starts with their evolution from reptiles, their many physical...
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FAQs From Our First Year

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
After a year of PBS Eons videos, viewers raised some excellent points and questions. The hosts highlight the most common including classification of animals, when a new eon starts, how to pronounce scientific terms, and many other...
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WildCam Gorongosa

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
After years of war and unrest, how quickly will nature recover? Started as a project to track lion populations, WildCam Gorongosa now tracks many species. Through hidden camera evidence, scientists know species are returning to the area....
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Lesson 3: Scientific Inquiry with WildCam Gorongosa

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When biologists installed cameras in Gorongosa National Park, they ended up viewing a lot more than the lions they were trying to help! Young ecologists observe one of Africa's most beautiful savanna regions with interactive trail camera...
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Classification

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Where did our classification system come from, and why is it so important? Budding biologists discover binomial nomenclature through a brief but informative video. The resource covers the three kingdoms, then branches out from there to...
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The Classification of Living Things

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
It's a classification sensation! Demystify why we classify using an inquiry activity that helps your class sort things out. Groups begin by classifying a variety of shoes before they research organisms and design their own dichotomous...
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Mammoths vs. Mastodons: Can We "De-Extinct" Them Both?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
According to a popular movie series, de-extincting ancient species may not be the best idea! But, is it possible? Explore the prospect through a video that is part of a larger playlist covering mammals. The narrator compares the physical...
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A Bear Skull

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What can you learn about a bear by examining its skull? Take an impromptu look at bear anatomy with a video from an extensive mammals playlist. Scientists examine the skull's teeth and compare them with those of a younger bear to...
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Olinguito

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Sometimes a brand new species of mammal is hiding right under our noses! Meet the olinguito, a raccoon-like mammal from South America. Part of a larger playlist on mammals, an interesting video discusses how a researcher from The...
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Chicago Adventure, Part Three: Little Skeletons

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do museums keep up with all of the tiny creatures they collect? Go behind the scenes through a video from a larger playlist covering mammals. The narrator shows how skeletal parts are numbered, then examines the museum's collection...
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Carl Akeley's Striped Hyenas

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder how to create museum dioramas? Examine the newly created striped hyena exhibit through the eyes of a scientist using a video from a larger playlist on mammals. Content includes the origins of the hyenas in the display, why...
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Tully Monster Mystery Solved!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What is the Tully Monster? Introduce your science classes to one of the great mysteries in animal classification with an engaging video from Brain Scoop's playlist on fossils and geology. The narrator examines Tully Monster fossils,...
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How Are Organisms Classified?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Understanding classification takes a little imagination! Show your biology class why it is important to keep things organized using a simple video that is part of the Fuse School Evolution playlist. Topics covered include the creator of...
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Beetles, Mites, Cockroaches Oh My!—Insect Collection Tour

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Field Museum houses 12 million insects. Brain Scoop presents the insect collection at the Field Museum as part of its Insect playlist. From brilliant purple beetles to tiny mites, all the way to giant cockroaches, the organization of...
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Animal Classification

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
So many animals, so many characteristics—how do we classify them all? A short tour of taxonomy awaits within a helpful Fuse School video on Evolution. Science scholars see how scientists sort animals into the main classes and what traits...
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Invertebrates

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Of all invertebrates, insects by far are the most numerous. Scholars discuss invertebrates and then use a key to classify them. They see different examples and must describe features of each organism based upon the key. 
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Animal Classification

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Aristotle is regarded by many as the most intelligent man ever.  In the 12th part of a series of 20, scholars see how Aristotle used a biological key for classification and how his ideas continue today.The activity introduces pupils to...
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A Variety of Animals

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
There are more than two million identified species that scientists have classified. The 11th activity in a series of 20 introduces pupils to classification of animals. They determine which characteristics are most useful and use these to...
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Classifying Living Things

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Earth has more than 80,000 species of edible plants and over 66,000 different vertebrate animals. The sixth activity of 20 introduces young scientists to classification. They compare and contrast plants and animals to see how scientists...
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Looking at Insects: More Keys

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Spiders are not insects! Scholars classify insects with an engaging activity. They learn about the four main features that make them different from all other animals and then key four different organisms.