This lesson will give your students a clear understanding of the basic characteristics of fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Full-color pictures, diagrams, and explanations of anatomy and physiology are found throughout the comprehensive PowerPoint presentation.
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After a brief introduction to vertebrate anatomy, the following items are thoroughly explained for each vertebrate group:
-Body covering (fur, scales, feathers)
-Movement (muscles, flight, swimming)
-Support (skeletal system)
-Nutrition/Digestion (diet, types of teeth, digestive organs)
-Excretion of waste (kidneys, cloaca)
-Respiration/Circulation (lungs, diffusion through skin, gills, air sacs)
-Nervous System/Response (sensory organs, brain lobes)
-Reproduction (oviparous, viviparous, ovoviviparous, eggs, internal or external fertilization, placenta, monotremes, marsupials)
-Classification within each group (classes, orders)
-Common examples of animals within the group
This product includes:
1. A 60-slide PowerPoint presentation about the characteristics of vertebrate phyla with many full-color photos
2. Graphic organizers to guide in understanding and comparison of anatomical and physiological characteristics of each vertebrate group
Students demonstrate greater comprehension of vertebrate anatomy after using this product!
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