This bundle of classification powerpoints, activities and demonstrations will be all you need to introduce taxonomy, scientific names, and dichotomous keys to your students. It's a unique set of engaging resources. You won't find a similar set anywhere.
You’ll receive at a 20% discount over the price of the products separately, these four individual products:
, a 144-slide presentation in graphic novel style to introduce the development and design of the scientific classification system. It includes
o A set of student tasks embedded in the presentation
o A student answer sheet
o A teacher’s guide to the presentation
Estimated class time: 90 min. See the full preview of it HERE
"Classification of ALIENS"
, a hands-on activity that gives students a chance to practice the classification system by determining the important characteristics of alien creatures, classifying them from Kingdom to species, and giving each group a descriptive name (in English). Estimated class time: 45 min. See the full preview of it HERE
"Why Scientists Use Latin and Greek for Scientific Names"
, a 54-slide presentation on the reasons that scientists use Latin and Greek instead of English for scientific names. It’s vividly illustrated with many high-resolution photographs. It includes a think-pair-share activity for summarization at the end of class. Estimated class time: 30-45 min. See the full preview of it HERE
" A Field Guide To Your Students"
, an entertaining introduction to dichotomous keys in which students create a dichotomous key to themselves (without knowing what it is) and then watch in amazement as you “key out” volunteers. They’ll beg you to do it again, and again! Estimated class time: 30-40 min. Unless your students can talk you into doing it repeatedly. ☺ It’s a GREAT introduction to dichotomous keys. See the full preview of it HERE
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