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Other

Description:

Lesson plan defines dichotomous key and its role in classification. Students learn how to make a key and identify important organisms from a biofilm community in Chesapeake Bay. An interactive, online key with photos and species profiles challenges students to identify 8 invertebrates and an interactive quiz helps them test their understanding. Designed for use with the MD Sea Grant "Biofilms & Biodiversity" activity. Outlines learning objectives, skills and processes, biology concepts covered, and related activities.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

oai:nsdl.org:2200/20071113184700630T,NSDL,biological classification,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Chesapeake Bay epifauna,Space sciences,NOAA Education Capability,Biology,online activities,biofilm invertebrates,Life Science,Astronomy,Space Science,Biodiversity,Science,dichotomous key,Education,downloadable lessons,NOAA Mission Support,biodiversity,NSDL_SetSpec_2954993,NOAA Education Integration,High School,NOAA Ecosystem Mission,Geoscience,Earth science

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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