Students practice making observations, describing physical characteristics of organisms, and interpreting information. In pairs, students sit back to back; one student describes a creature and the other draws based on the partner’s description.
This lesson is great for preparing students for BioBlitz or species inventory activities.
Lessons in this unit:
Skillbuilder 1: Meet a Creature
Skillbuilder 2: ID That Bird!
Skillbuilder 3: How Diverse is Biodiversity?
Skillbuilder 4: Modeling Classification
Skillbuilder 5: ID Using a Dichotomous Key