Students create annotated life-cycle diagrams/descriptions for seven types of organisms: human, sea star or insect, tree or fern, mushroom or yeast, any protist, any virus, any bacterium. When appropriate, diagrams should included if the reproduction is sexual or asexual, fertilization is internal or external, and the stages of the life cycle.
A high-content answer guide for teachers is included.
Coded for Virginia 2010 Biology SOLs
4.c (how the structures and functions vary among and within the Eukarya kingdoms of protists, fungi, plants, and animals, including humans)
4.e (how viruses compare with organisms)