What's Your Genus? Scientific Classification and the VT

Students learn about binomial nomenclature, the scientific system of classification. In this scientific classification lesson, students work cooperatively to complete a binomial scavenger hunt using the internet and a Visual Thesaurus. Student groups compete against other teams to correctly identify and classify the greatest number of organisms according to their binomial and common names.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Year
2008