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22 resources with the keyterm bilateral symmetry

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The Science of Symmetry

For Students 6th - 11th
No matter which way you slice it, the definition of symmetry might not be clear. The narrator of the video reflects on its true meaning as shapes, plants, and animals dance onstage for a captivated cartoon audience. Your class will be...
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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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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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Symmetry in Nature

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Upper graders identify symmetry in nature. In this geometry lesson, pupils define the word "symmetry" and demonstrate it by folding paper. They use a worksheet embedded in the plan to find symmetry in nature.
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What's the Difference?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students analyze the similarities in different species. This lesson is part of a multi-segmented unit on the diversity of life. In this segment, students classify shoes to mimic the scientific categories of the classification system.
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For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners explore symmetry. In this geometry lesson, student identify and define bilateral symmetry, radial symmetry, pentagonal symmetry, hexagonal symmetry, and cubic symmetry. Students construct examples of these types of symmetry and...
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Line or Bilateral Symmetry

For Students 4th
In this problem solving worksheet, 4th graders figure out how many lines of symmetry 6 Greek alphabet letters have. Students write each number and draw the line or lines on the lines provided.
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Reflections of Symmetry

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars use video and the Internet to identify examples of bilateral and radial symmetry in the world around them. They create symmetrical reflection designs using pattern blocks and paper.
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Symmetries II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers reflect images and determine their symmetry.  In this reflecting images and determining their symmetry lesson, students determine if various pictures/objects have mirror or bilateral symmetry.  High schoolers reflect...
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A Side View

For Students 5th - 10th
In this animal symmetry worksheet, students label organisms by the type of body symmetry that organism has. Then students draw an example of each type of symmetry. This worksheet has 3 drawings and 21 fill in the blank questions.
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For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this mollusks instructional activity, students will review the characteristics of the three major classes of mollusks: gastropods, bivalves, and cephalopods. This instructional activity has 17 matching, 6 short answer, 9 fill in the...
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For Students 9th - 12th
In this flatworms worksheet, students will review the characteristics of planarians, tapeworms, and flukes. This worksheet has 5 true or false, 2 short answer, and 7 matching questions.
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What is an animal?

For Students 4th - 5th
In this animal worksheet, students determine which characteristic of an animal matches the given statement. Students describe illustrations of animals using the terms radial symmetry, bilateral symmetry, and no symmetry.
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Quilting Project [Pre-Algebra]

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss patterns and bilateeral symmetry. In groups, they design a bilaterally symmetric pattern using fabric squares--each student in the group creating one 12x12-inch square. Then all groups put their squares into one large...
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The Phylogenetic Tree

For Students 11th - 12th
For this biology worksheet, learners label parts of a phylogenetic tree and differentiate between bilateral symmetry and radial symmetry.
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Goals of the Diversity of Life Unit

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners are introduced to the unit on the importance of diversity of life and the role that interdependence plays in our worlds. this is part of a multi-lesson unit on the diversity of life.
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What is Diversity of Life?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students are introduced to the variety of organisms in our world. this lesson plan is a part of a multi-segmented unit on specie diversity. this segment explores distribution of life on land and sea.
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Kingdom Animalia

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners are introduced to the basic characteristics of the animal kingdom. this lesson plan is part of a multi-segmented unit on the diversity of life. In this segment, students explore the the members of a few phyla of the animal kingdom.
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Tackling Taxonomy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners study physical characteristics of separate phyla and place them into similar groups. This lesson is part of a multi-segmented unit on the diversity of life. students develop a classification system by grouping animals into...
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Creative Classification

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students create an animal by using physical characteristics to classify that animal in the Linnaean Classification System. This lesson is part of a multi-segmented unit on the diversity of life.
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Missing Links

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students change one animal group into another animal group by changing only a few body characteristics. This lesson is part of a multi-segmented unit on the diversity of life. In this session, students the basis of classification.
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Diversity Debate

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate the importance of dependency and diversity in a rain forest ecosystem. This lesson is part of a multi-segmented unit on the diversity of life.