Biodiversity Skillbuilder 4: Modeling Classification (Grades 6-8)

Rating
No votes yet
41 Downloads 150 Views Updated: Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 8:44am
Share with a friend
Facebook
Twitter
Pinterest
LinkedIN
email
sharethis

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

Download Educator Guide for this unit

Lesson Plan Resources

Standards: 
Lesson tags: 
Good for Parents
Creative Commons License: 
Attribution Non-commercial ShareAlike CC (BY-NC-SA)