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How Do Flowers Get Their Names?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students study Carolus Linnaeus and his classification system of plants. They examine the origin of both both common and scientific names of flowers. They speculate how their favorite flowers came to be named and brainstorm about the...
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For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine why scientists classify living organisms. They list and classify items they buy at the grocery store, sort and classify leaves, explore various websites, and write a biography of Carolus Linnaeus.
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Plant and Animal Classification

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine a painting by Frans Snyders and use Internet research to classify the animals portrayed in the painting according to genus and species.
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Taxonomy - The Science of Naming Organisms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Carolus Linnaeus designed the binomial nomenclature system of naming organisms that is still in use more than 200 years later. By viewing this PowerPoint, upcoming biologists learn how to use it. They are also introduced to the hierarchy...
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For Teachers 7th - 12th
Biology novices name the seven levels of classification and use binomial nomenclature for naming living organisms. The first half of this presentation bestows a brief history of taxonomy, while the second half instructs on how to use our...
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Organizing Life

For Students 7th - 12th
In this taxonomy worksheet, 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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Classifying Living Things

For Students 5th - 6th
In this classification worksheet, students read a description of how all living things are related and describe a diagram showing how this taxonomy works. Students answer five questions related to their reading.
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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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Naming New Species

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explore science of taxonomy and the Five Kingdoms of life, categorize organisms into Kingdoms, and create multi-media presentations illustrating knowledge of a Kingdom. They collect data and related pictures on the Internet,...
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Guess Who Came to Dinner!

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
An exceptionally creative approach is taken to assessing your biologists' grasp of natural selection concepts. They are to imagine hosting Charles Darwin for dinner and having, to their surpise, a few other noted scientists crash the...
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Flight for Survival - Avian Adaptations

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students create imaginary creature that has some of the adaptations birds have.
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From Curiosity Cabinet to Museum Collection

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students study binomial nomenclature and museum-based research. They create a curiosity box, label the objects in their curiosity box , develop a classification scheme for the objects, and create a database of all objects collected by...
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Loco for Cocoa

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Is there anything better than chocolate? This series of cross-curricular lessons lays out five to seven days of a study on chocolate. Over these days, learners watch video clips about how chocolate is made, compose poems and legends,...
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Classification of Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know scientists identify more than 13 billion species of organisms, and they discover more almost every day? An interesting presentation demonstrates how scientists keep track of so many species. It also shows how they...
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What Should You Know about Classification?

For Students 6th - 12th
Many learners have a tough time picking out pertinent information from a text or in class. Sometimes, all it takes is a study/reading guide to show them the way. The worksheet here focuses on taxonomy and classification, including...
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Classification: Dichotomous Key

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate the classification process and nomenclatures used for classifying organisms. They study dichotomous keys to identify organisms with 90% accuracy. Students organize information regarding the relatedness of species.
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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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Loco for Cocoa

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create a time line and map about how chocolate traveled the world. In this chocolate lesson plan, students also create and taste chocolate.
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What's in a Name?

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students study the binomial system of naming organisms. They are given a name of an organism and they must draw a picture of what they think the organism looks like. Then they research the organism, find what it really looks like, and...
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What's In A Name?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the concept of the binomial system of nomenclature for classifying organisms. Students travel on a field trip to observe organisms displayed and their common names. Young scholars complete several classroom...
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"Chocolate" Reading Comprehension-- Informational Passages

For Students 4th - 5th
In this reading for information worksheet, students read a one page text about the history and origins of chocolate. Students answer 5 comprehension and 5 vocabulary multiple choice questions.
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Animal Classification

For Teachers K - 5th
Students are introduced to the concept of classification as it relates to objects, information, and characteristics.  In this classification lesson, students research a variety of animals. Students study the Linnaeus's system of...
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Classification Schemes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students place organisms into the correct classification and justify their reasoning. They must include all objects and have a reason for their decisions.
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Where Do I Belong?

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders study the diversity of life in the world. They classify and sketch organisms into the 6 kingdoms.

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