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8 resources with the keyterm scientific names

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Aquatic Safari

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use an Internet Web site to locate the scientific information about various marine species. They use the Internet to find the scientific information about marine animals.
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Taxonomy: What's in a Name?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars study the history of taxonomy and classification, how scientific names are helpful to scientists, and what designates a species. They examine a fish classification sheet and complete various question and answer worksheets.
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Linnaeus' Latin Lingo

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Learners use Latin and Greek words to figure out species names for whales.
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What's in a Name?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students travel to an aquarium to learn the purpose of scientific and common names. In this binomial nomenclature lesson, students travel to Shedd Aquarium and observe reef and ocean sharks. They relate the scientific name of the shark...
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The Characteristics of Living Things

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the characteristics of living things. In this living things lesson plan, 8th graders review as a class the cell theory and the characteristics of living things. They answer questions about how to determine if...
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School House Rock! Science Rock

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use common household and classroom objects to generate static electricity and study its effects. They discuss the video Science Rock CD called Electricity, Electricity. The video explains many things about electricity.
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The Leg Bone is Connected To The.... (a Look At the Skeletal System)

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students study the components of the skeletal system naming the bone groups that make up the appendicular and axial skeletal systems. They name the different layers of bone and the types of joints. They create an animated skeleton.
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Adopt-A-Tree Certificate

For Students 6th - 8th
In this adopt-a-tree certificate learning exercise, students choose a tree and complete 3 observation questions as well as conduct some height and circumference calculations.