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Description:

In this activity, students learn about hierarchical classification systems and create their own classification system for leaves they collect in the field. They learn about the key characteristics for classification systems and see that there are multiple ways to classify objects. This is a learning activity associated with the GLOBE land cover/biology investigations and is supported by the Land Cover/Biology chapter of the GLOBE Teacher's Guide.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Middle School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123153728T,Hierarchical classification,Grade 5,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,GLOBE,Upper Elementary,Field activity,High School,MUC Classification System,The nature of science:The scientific process,Elementary School,NSDL,Vocational/Professional Development Education,History/Policy/Law,Earth Science,Geoscience,History of science

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    English

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