Animal Taxonomy Classification and Ecology Mini Research Activity
This is a great research based activity that allows students to chose 5 animals to interpret the taxonomy report for using the ITIS.gov website.
Students will classify their favorite (or strangest) animals by kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, and species.
They will also use credible web sources to conduct research on each of their animals habitat, niche, and behavior patterns.
They will research conservation efforts and human impact effects for each animal.
Students will practice citing sources using this activity.
THIS LESSON IS GREAT FOR 1:1 USE OR FOR COMPUTER LABS!
This lesson comes with a teacher guide for how to navigate the ITIS.gov website!
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