Categories and Dichotomous Keys

Students examine how scientists organize and sort animals into categories, and use a dichotomous key to distinguish between objects. In small groups they sort pictures of animals into groups and discuss their categorizing process. Next, they identify six characteristics of different objects and animals, and complete a flow-chart.

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4th - 5th
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