Students classify themselves into different groups based on observable characteristics of clothing and accessories, then apply to biological classification systems.
- Students will classify themselves into different groups based on observable characteristics of clothing and/or accessories.
- Students will practice observation skills by looking for similarities and differences of each group.
- Students will apply their understanding of classification to organisms.
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