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Invertebrates

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Introduce young zoologists to invertebrates with a video collection from Nature League, hosted by Britt Garner. The narrator identifies the major characteristics of invertebrates alongside their positions on the phylogenetic tree....
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Adaptations

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Viewers learn about adaptations of plants, animals, and humans through a collection of four Animal League videos. Host Britt Garner discusses behavioral and physical adaptations like camouflage. Also featured are unique adaptions like...
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Invertebrate Diversity

For Students 6th - 12th
Comparative anatomy prevails in the lesson exploring diversity among invertebrates. Biologists examine physical characteristics of an earthworm from phylum annelida and a meal worm from phylum insecta. They also inspect a cricket and a...
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About: Invertebrates

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Not everything you want to teach about invertebrates is included in this PowerPoint, but everything you may want to teach about fish is. Details, details, details! After a brief introduction to phylum Chordata, junior icthyologists learn...
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Create an Invertebrate

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
What better way for young biologists to learn about invertebrates than by creating their very own? Here, students are assigned a set of invertebrate characteristics and are asked to invent an imaginary ocean animal and a separate...
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Vertebrates and Invertebrates

For Students 4th - 6th
Spine or no spine? Vertebrate or invertebrate? Learners sort and classify a list of animals as vertebrates or invertebrates into a graphic organizer.
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What Are Invertebrates? - Lesson Plan

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Insects, and other invertebrates outnumber vertebrates—segmented-legs down! The first in a five-part series of videos from an Invertebrates series introduces these organisms in all their spineless glory. Each invertebrate phyla takes the...
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Invertebrates and Ocean Mixing - De-Natured

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It's time to mix things up! Introduce biology scholars to the latest topic in marine research—invertebrates! The third installment in a five-part series of Invertebrates lessons explains the hypothesis that tiny, migrating shrimp are...
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Invertebrates

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Of all invertebrates, insects by far are the most numerous. Scholars discuss invertebrates and then use a key to classify them. They see different examples and must describe features of each organism based upon the key. 
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Invertebrates

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine invertebrates. In this animal classification lesson, students discuss invertebrates and bilateral symmetry. They discuss the importance of horse shoe crabs in medical science.
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Vertebrates or Invertebrates

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Examine the differences between vertebrates and invertebrates as learners conduct Internet research, take an online invertebrate quiz, complete a vertebrate fact sheet, print out pictures of invertebrates they find interesting, and...
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Hunting Invertebrate Fossils in the Classroom

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students acquire a general knowledge of fossils and paleontology, the study of evidence of life in the past and identify the major invertebrate groups (phyla) commonly found in the fossil record.
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Invertebrates Puzzle

For Students 4th - 6th
In this invertebrate word search puzzle, students identify names of invertebrates. Examples include names such as crabs, clams, slugs, and sponges. A list of 18 different invertebrates is included to assist the students in their search.
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Monitoring Water Pollution with Invertebrate Indicator Species

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Healthy invertebrates mean healthy ponds. An outdoor activity has scholars collect samples of invertebrates from local lakes or ponds. They identify and count different species and use the information to estimate the level of pollution...
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What are Minibeasts?

For Students 4th - 5th
In this science instructional activity, students examine invertebrates and their characteristics, behavior, communication, life cycles and survival. Students complete 20 questions. The full color 8 pages have many close-up photographs to...
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Study Jams! Invertebrates

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Stringed instruments play as viewers explore ocean invertebrates through nine nicely flowing slides. The captions describe the eight phyla: cnidaria, flatworms, roundworms, segmented worms, mollusks, arthropods,and enchinoderms. During...
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Animal Kingdom - Invertebrates

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Sixty-five slides cover the invertebrate phyla in deliberate detail. The presentation begins with general characteristics of all animals, it differentiates among they types of food eaters, and then it separates vertebrates from...
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Invertebrate Dribbling

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice proper dribbling skills and work on identifying invertebrates as one of four major types.
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Vertebrates and Invertebrates: Backbone or No Backbone

For Students 4th - 5th
In this vertebrates and invertebrates worksheet, students read about the two categories of animals. They use a word box to make a list of animals that are invertebrates and vertebrates.
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Internet Invertebrates Scavenger Hunt

For Students 4th - 5th
In this invertebrates scavenger hunt worksheet, students research on the Internet 10 various types of invertebrates. They read each question first to determine what they need to look for on the Internet. Then, students respond to each...
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Stimulus/Response in Invertebrates

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students design and conduct and experiment to determine how invertebrates react to an outside stimulus such as light and other stimuli. Student must develop a clear plan of action, collect data in an organized manner and analyze their...
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Invertebrates

For Students 9th - 12th
How many different invertebrates can you name? A thorough presentation describes the eight different Phyla of invertebrates. Each slide gives a quick overview of the important physical characteristics of each of the Phyla.
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Invertebrates in Mythology

For Students 9th - 12th
Invertebrates play a prominent role in many myths across cultures. From Greece to Guatemala, see if you can identify the invertebrate of importance. Ten multiple-choice questions test your knowledge of mythology from around the world.
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Vertebrates And Invertebrates

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this science lesson, students classify pictures into categories of vertebrates or invertebrates. After a class discussion, students divide into groups, and are given plastic baggies that contain photographs of each. The groups must...

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