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24 resources with the keyterm phylum

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Invertebrate Diversity

For Students 6th - 12th
Comparative anatomy prevails in the lesson exploring diversity among invertebrates. Biologists examine physical characteristics of an earthworm from phylum annelida and a meal worm from phylum insecta. They also inspect a cricket and a...
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6 Kingdoms of Life Part 2: Plants and Animals

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Check this out! Part two of a set of slide shows about biological classification; this one zooms in on kindgom plantae and kingdom animalia. Attractive and informational slides cover details that make this most appropriate for advanced...
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Organizing Life

For Students 7th - 12th
In this taxonomy instructional activity, students learn about Linnaeus' system for classifying living things. Students complete 2 fill in the blank and 2 short answer questions based on what they read.
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Animal Kingdom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Sunken Lesson: Classifying Animals

For Teachers 5th
This PowerPoint features vocabulary and key concepts related to animal classification. Information about levels of classification, traits common to vertebrates and invertebrates, and a description of metamorphosis are included. The text...
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Spectacular Squid

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study squid including what family they are in.  In this exploratory lesson students view a video, answer questions and complete an activity on squid. 
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Cool Corals

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research questions pertaining to ecology and biology of shallow and deep water corals.  In this investigative instructional activity student get into groups and design questions that will expand their knowledge of corals. 
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Biodiversity

For Students 7th - 9th
In this biodiversity worksheet, students sort and classify animals by their observable features using a dichotomous key. Students then respond to questions about complete and incomplete metamorphosis.
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Major Phyla of the Animal Kingdom

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this animal kingdom worksheet, students compare and contrast the 10 different phyla including the description and approximate number of species found in each one. This worksheet is a graphic organizer.
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Modern Classification

For Students 9th
In this animal classification worksheet, 9th graders explain how animals are many-celled organisms that must obtain food to survive. They also complete a chart for animal phyla characteristics, identifying each phylum, its common name...
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Modern Classification

For Students 9th
In this modern classification worksheet, 9th graders describe ways scientists determine an organism's phylogeny. Then they explain what the animal and fungi kingdoms have in common and how they differ. Students also classify some cells...
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Kingdom Protista

For Students 9th
In this protists worksheet, 9th graders complete the table identifying several types of protists and matching the correct picture to them. Then they describe and name what phylum or class each protist belongs to.
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BJU Life Science 2

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this biology learning exercise, students locate and identify various vocabulary terms related to the life sciences. There are thirteen words located in the puzzle.  
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Invertebrates and Vertebrate Evolution

For Teachers 8th - 11th
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...
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Animal Classification

For Teachers 4th - 12th
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...
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Multiple Intelligences

For Teachers 5th
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...
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Chordates

For Students 9th - 10th
In this chordates worksheet, students answer questions about chordates. Students distinguish and discuss the different organisms within each kingdom chordate.
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Sponges - A Coloring Worksheet

For Students 5th - 7th
In this sponges worksheet, learners read the information about sponges. Students answer the provided questions about the reading passage. Learners color the illustration at the bottom of the page.
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Classification of Living Things

For Students 9th - 10th
In this biology learning exercise, students identify and locate various vocabulary terms relating to the classification of living things. There are 28 biology terms located in the word search.
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Animal Classification Stair Activity

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students practice classifying animals in the proper phylum and writing proper scientific names. They create a stair grid to classify each animal they see during a field trip to the Minnesota Zoo. They use this grid to identify the...
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Backyard Bugs

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Explore the concept of scientific classification and the similarities and differences between plant and animal species. Your class will participate in hands-on activities by investigating dichotomous keys and classifying their shoes. To...
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Everything in Its Place: Science Classification

For Teachers 5th
Students investigate the system of classification for living things through the sixteen lessons of this unit. The five kingdoms of monerans, protists, fungi, plants, and animals form the basis of several experiments as the similarities...
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Observation of a Living Earthworm

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine earthworms and their parts.  In this earthworm lesson students complete a lab worksheet on the earthworm and test its response to certain factors. 
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Show Some Backbone and Teach Invertebrates

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify two similarities and two differences between two phyla, assign fictitious invertebrate to its phylum and explain why it belongs in that grouping, and construct member of given phylum and explain why it should be...