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29 resources with the concept genus

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Classification of Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Kids Prefer Cheese Over Fried Green Spinach is one way to remember the classification system in order. In the video, scholars learn the classification system for all organisms on Earth. They listen to a brief history of taxonomy, see how...
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Biology Before Darwin: Crash Course History of Science #19

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When did biology become a proper science? Travel back in time to the evolution of natural history during part 19 in an ongoing History of Science series. Pupils discover early pioneers in the study of plants and animals, the birth of...
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The Naked Mole-Rat

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The naked mole rat is truly unique! So unique, it was recently placed in its own family. What makes it so special? Discover its amazing story with a video from an exciting mammals playlist. A naked mole rat expert explains its...
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What Is A Species?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What's so special about species? Junior zoologists delve into the science behind the classification with a Fuse School Evolution video. The narrator shows the accepted classification system and explains what conditions two organisms must...
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Dichotomous Keys: Identification Achievement Unlocked

For Students 7th - 12th
Do you know the difference between a mountain lion, puma, cougar, and Texas panther? They are all the same animal but have different names in different areas of the world, which is why we use scientific names for plants and animals. The...
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A Dichotomous Key of Virginia’s Native Plants

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can your class correctly classify plant species? Individuals explore native plants of the local environment and correctly classify them into their respective categories. They investigate differences in the plants and discuss similarities...
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Animal Phyla and Plant Divisions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Searched hours for an activity that allows individuals the ability to use multiple resources to learn about both plant and animal kingdoms? This discussion and activity provide pupils with the ability to visualize each organism before...
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Classification Schemes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Junior biologists journey through the hiearchy of living things with these activites. Using a dichotomous key, they identify common algae, plants, and fish. They design their own key for a mixture of seeds and a collection of...
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Third Quarter Review - Biology Jeopardy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
To review for an exam on classification and evolutionary concepts, junior biologists can play Biology Jeopardy! Multiple-choice questions are presented in game-show style with large colorful photos and graphics. Since each individual...
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How Plants are Named

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Genus and species are the 2 categories from which the plant classifications are derived and combined to create a scientific name.  The rules for capitalization and underlining are given in these clean and logical slides.  
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Biological Classification Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Classify living things with a set of worksheets that has pupils sorting and indentifying living and non-living things. Learners use the worksheets as a basis for finding their answers. 
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What's Your Genus? Scientific Classification and the VT

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students learn about binomial nomenclature, the scientific system of classification. For this scientific classification lesson, students work cooperatively to complete a binomial scavenger hunt using the internet and a Visual Thesaurus....
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Dichotomous Key

For Students 6th - 12th
In this species worksheet, students use a dichotomous key to identify the 8 different species of "Norns," a fictitious animal group.
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Organizing Life

For Students 7th - 12th
In this taxonomy worksheet, students learn about Linnaeus' system for classifying living things. Students complete 2 fill in the blank and 2 short answer questions based on what they read.
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What Is a Species?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students are able to recognize that scientists use different definitions of species. They are able to assess the strengths and limitations of species definitions depending on their context. Students are able to use definitions of...
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Pair the Plants: An Introduction to Scientific Names

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students examine why plants have both common and scientific names, then complete the activity by matching each common plant name with its scientific name. They finish by working in cooperative groups to create an ABC of Plants class book.
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Human Evolution Overview

For Students 8th - 10th
About 70 million years ago dinosaurs ruled the earth, but as Sal explains, a huge meteor struck the earth and wiped them out. What happened next was a boom in a new type of animal, lucky for us that animal was the primate. Learn all...
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Human Evolution Overview

For Students 8th - 10th
About 70 million years ago dinosaurs ruled the earth, but as Sal explains, a huge meteor struck the earth and wiped them out. What happened next was a boom in a new type of animal, lucky for us that animal was the primate. Learn all...
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Sunken Lesson: Classifying Animals

For Teachers 5th
This PowerPoint features vocabulary and key concepts related to animal classification. Information about levels of classification, traits common to vertebrates and invertebrates, and a description of metamorphosis are included. The text...
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Biodiversity

For Students 7th - 9th
In this biodiversity worksheet, students sort and classify animals by their observable features using a dichotomous key. Students then respond to questions about complete and incomplete metamorphosis.
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Multiple Intelligences

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders choose an activity to help them memorize the animal classification terms according to their own "multiple intelligences" learning style. In this animal classification and study skills lesson, 5th graders memorize animal...
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Classification Vocabulary

For Students 9th - 12th
In this classification activity, students define and give an example for 17 vocabulary words associated with the classification of living things. Students complete a graphic organizer.
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Classification of Living Things

For Students 9th - 10th
In this biology worksheet, students identify and locate various vocabulary terms relating to the classification of living things. There are 28 biology terms located in the word search.
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Classification

For Students 9th - 10th
In this biology worksheet, students identify and locate various vocabulary terms related to the classification of living things. There are 32 biology terms located in the word search.