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52 resources with the keyterm vertebrates

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Classification of Animals

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
This is one of the better presentations I've seen on the classification of animals. Youngsters view slides that introduce the characteristics of each of the animals groups through the use of photographs and text. Then, they are given...
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Classification/Taxonomy/Statistics Review

For Students 9th - 12th
"Does King Phillip Cry Over Flimsy Grass Stems?" You might not answer that question with this exhaustive worksheet, but your biology class will get the full scoop on the hierarchy of biological classification with this resource. It...
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Vertebrate Matching Game

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders classify vertebrate animals according to their characteristics. In this life science instructional activity, 8th graders distinguish among the seven classes of vertebrates. They examine similar characteristics among those...
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Vertebrates: Part I, Fishes & Amphibians

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A simple set of slides shares the three classes of fish and the class amphibia. The first three slides cover fish characteristics and structure, while the last three cover amphibian characteristics and life cycle. Though somewhat...
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Technology Squares: Mammals

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Review basic vocabulary related to mammals. This short quiz game allows students to test their skills and understanding of scientific vocabulary. This game is appropriate for grades 5-7 and covers very basic concepts. 
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Introduction to Animals

For Teachers 7th
The details about invertebrates and invertebrates give valuable information about the characteristics of multicellular organisms. Examples of nutrition styles and symmetry are interesting. Also, these slides are clear in presenting a...
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The Five Classes of Vertebrates

For Students 5th
In this vertebrates classification instructional activity, 5th graders unscramble 15 words to find answers to clues. Each clue gives information about the characteristics of vertebrates.  
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Classifying Vertebrates

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders study animal characteristics and classification. In this animal characteristics and classifications lesson, 2nd graders determine how to classify vertebrates which include mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and fish....
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Classification of Intertidal Organisma

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students categorize animals. In this animal classification activity, students group animals by their characteristics. Students break into groups and work together to classify the animals. Students fill out a graphic organizer with their...
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So You Think You're Tough

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders learn how to classify animals. In this invertebrates lesson, 4th graders discuss how we classify thinks into groups and move into a discussion about classifying animals. Students learn about the differences between...
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What are Turtles and Tortoises?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students study vertebrate animals. In this vertebrates lesson, students complete three activities to learn about the traits of vertebrate animals: turtles and tortoises. Students complete two graphic organizers and one activity.
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Animals and Their Coverings

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students investigate the coverings of vertebrates and invertebrates and cold-blooded and warm-blooded animals. In this animals and their coverings lesson plan, students observe displays of different animals and discuss and answer...
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A Survey of the Invertebrate Animal Phyla

For Students 9th - 12th
In this invertebrate activity, students answer 33 questions about invertebrates such as their characteristics, their symmetry, their types of feeding methods, germ layers and the phylums within invertebrates.
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Identifying Vertebrates

For Students 6th - 12th
In this biology worksheet, students look for the answers to how to classify animals. They specifically focus upon the vertebrates while differentiating the characteristics from other organisms.
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Animal Classification

For Teachers 3rd
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...
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Vertebrates

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students identify and describe five main groups of the Phylum Chordata. They discover that the Phylum Chordata is the vertebrates. Students identify the main difference between invertebrates and vertebrates. They read passages about...
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A Study of Vertebrates

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the characteristics of each vertebrate group. They take notes in a science journal, and in small groups create a HyperStudio slideshow presentation to present information about a specific vertebrate group.
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An Episode on Australian Animals

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify and analyze various ecological regions of Australia in order to identify more about some of the animals that inhabit the area. Students record information they discover on a chart provided that is assessed at end...
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Vertebrates or Invertebrates

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
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...
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Phylum Chordata

For Teachers 9th - 11th
All major groups of vertebrates are summarized here with the characteristics of each explained. Other subphyla of chordates are listed: cephalochordata, urochordata, monotremata, marsupialia. The details are relevant but are not linked...
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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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Vertebrates

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students read about different fish and classify fish as vertebrates. In this fish lesson plan, students also create fish mini books by working with worksheets.
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The Animal Kingdom of Vertebrates

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders classify fish according to their characteristics. In this classification lesson plan students learn how to group animals including birds, reptiles and amphibians.
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Vertebrate or Invertebrate?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
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...