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Mussel Identification Activity

Students identify given species of animals, such as various mussels, by sets of physical characteristics as they use a key. They also read about mussels on the Illinois River and look at mussel species in the online database. Finally, students read aloud and define each set of key characteristics that help them to identify each species.

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2nd - 6th
Life Science
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