Editable, animated PowerPoint presentation brings to "life" the classification of organisms into Domains, Kingdoms and lower taxonomic groups. Each slide has detailed notes with recommended activities, interactive notebook responses, video links and class discussion points. Includes an introduction to binomial nomenclature and Carolus Linnaeus. Covers basic characteristics of organisms that assist in classification such as prokaryotic vs. eukaryotic, uni- vs multi- cellular, autotrophic vs. heterotrophic and modes of asexual vs. sexual reproduction.
INCLUDES... group project/assignment on classification and sample of student presentations as summative evaluation for the unit.
Supports Texas Grade 6 Science TEK 6.12 A, B, C & D