Classification

Explore the scientific method of classification. An interactive activity asks learners to create a classification system for a group of objects and develop a flow chart to communicate their systems. In addition, individuals use a dichotomous chart to identify unknown objects.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use various assessment questions as exit cards
  • Ask pupils to bring in different objects such as toys or balls for classifying
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects a foundational understanding of a classification system
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros

  • Contains a rubric for assessing the activity
  • Provides options for assessement questions
Cons

  • None