Marine Classification, Grade 5

What is a dichotomous key, and how can we use it to identify a species? Scientists classify organisms to notice shared characteristics and understand relatedness. In this lesson students will act like scientists by noticing the similarities and differences of seashore creatures and then work together to identify them.

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  • School-based Program Pricing Standard rate: First hour: $160 Each additional hour: $105

Curriculum Frameworks:

5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web

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