Students are given 15 unique marine animals to classify into groups using pictures and brief descriptions of each animal! This fun game is a great way to introduce eight different animal phyla as students work together to classify these animals together. Your students will also be challenged to think like scientists by justifying their classification choices.
This product includes the following:
-detailed set-up instructions and teacher tips
-a Scientist Scenario which provides background information and instructions for students
-15 different marine animals with photos and descriptions of their habitat, diet, behavior, and anatomy
-justification cards for students to provide a reason for the animal groupings they make
-answer cards revealing the phyla, scientific and common names, and descriptions of each animal
Next Generation Science Standard Met:
HS-LS4-1 Communicate scientific information that common ancestry and biological evolution are supported by multiple lines of empirical evidence.
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