Animal Classification: Vertebrate Sorting Activity VIDEO SHOWCASE



What better way to use your scientific intuition and critical thinking deductive skills than to play “Guess Who” learning about the Animal Kingdom! This game is simple to play and extremely interactive. The first player to guess their opponent’s mystery animal wins the game. With over 8 different game board cards students will have an arsenal of opportunities to stay engaged and capture the content learning about the different types of animals (vertebrates and invertebrates). Who will guess right?

There are two different types of Guess Game boards. One type, combines animals that span across the entire Animal Kingdom (36 in all) where you use an Animal Classification Chart to guide your questions. The other type is an individual game board for each type of animal classifications of vertebrates and invertebrates. There are [6] game boards for the different types of vertebrates (fish, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, & birds), [1] game board for invertebrates, and [1] for the entire animal kingdom.

How to play? Players ask yes-or-no questions about their opponent's animal, such as 'is your animal a vertebrate?' If the answer is no, the asker crosses out the spaces on the game board for animals that have a backbone (vertebrates), leaving the remaining possibilities of animals open. If the answer is yes, they cross out all the; invertebrates. You cannot repeat the same question twice during play. Once a player knows their opponent's animal, it's time to make a guess. Only one guess can be made. First one who guesses right wins?
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