Classification of Animals Activity with Binomial Nomenclature and Taxonomy

Grade Levels
7th - 10th
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This is a GOOGLE DOCS activity - assign in Google Classroom for distance learning or a paperless lesson! This internet activity introduces students to taxonomy with a focus on animal classification. Students will follow provided links to learn more about several animal phylum and become familiar with how scientific names are used.

In this activity, students will:

  • Use an internet source to find the scientific names and classification family of vertebrates and invertebrates.
  • Follow a link to Identify differences between reptiles and amphibians.
  • Use an online resource to match invertebrates such as crabs and sea stars to their phylum and find one characteristic of that phylum.

Teacher Notes:

  • All information is found on each linked website. Students do not need prior knowledge to complete this activity.
  • With this purchase, you will receive a downloadable PDF that contains lesson tips, the answer key, and a link to the Google Doc student assignment.
  • Link Check - Before purchase, please confirm that you can access these websites: Link 1, Link 2, Link 3, Link 4.

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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts.
Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6–8 texts and topics.
Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually (e.g., in a flowchart, diagram, model, graph, or table).
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to the precise details of explanations or descriptions.
Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 9–10 texts and topics.

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