Classification: An Introduction with Student Tasks

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Introduce the scientific classification of living things with this engaging PowerPoint presentation. It’s richly illustrated, in graphic novel style, and narrated by a collection of characters including Linnaeus, a variety of North American animals, and by the classification groups themselves.

You’ll receive:

• A 144 Slide PowerPoint Presentation with student engagement tasks embedded.
• A student answer sheet.
• An annotated Teacher’s Guide

The objectives of this presentation are that students will:

• Understand that classification is something that all humans do innately.
• Understand that classification is important in our daily lives.
• Understand that classification groups can be represented as nested Venn diagrams.
• Understand that living things are classified for the purpose of establishing the relationships between them.
• Understand that Linnaeus’ system is flexible and allows for new groups to be added as new species are discovered.

• Know ways that people, including Aristotle, tried unsuccessfully to develop a useful system for classification of animals.
• Know who Linnaeus was, and why he developed his system.
• Know the seven classification groups, from kingdom to species.
• Know that scientific names are composed of genus and species names.

• Interpret nested Venn Diagrams.
• Add to nested Venn Diagrams to represent characteristics of given animals


Important note: This presentation makes references to North American animals, and to American holidays, foods, and sports equipment. International buyers are encouraged to view the free preview before making a
purchase decision.

This presentation is also part of a bundle of classification resources which you can see here: Classification Bundle


See my other classification products here.



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144
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Teaching Duration
1 hour

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Classification: An Introduction with Student Tasks
Classification: An Introduction with Student Tasks
Classification: An Introduction with Student Tasks
Classification: An Introduction with Student Tasks