Science - Biology
Standard 5 Objective 3
2 class periods of 60 minutes each
Students will gain an understanding of classification systems and find application of science to the world they come in contact with each day by creating their own collections.
These are quarter projects to be done by students at home. They are best accomplished at the very beginning of the school year or the last several weeks of the year. (Insects are much easier to find in the fall). Students will gain an understanding of classification systems and find application of science to the world they come in contact with each day.
1 class period for introduction, 1 class period for mid-collection check and 3-4 weeks of out of class time for students
Students should understand how to use a key and basic classification including Kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species.
Mid-collection check.................30 points (graded on effort and completion)
Collection........................120 points (guide included on student sheets)
Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.