Students will practice classifying living things into categories based on different criteria.
Type of Task:
Introduction to Biology: Classification of Living Things
Introductory Biology for Non-majors
College General Ed
Classify living things into categories based on different criteria.
Author Kim Hayen
Text of Learning Exercise:
1. Evolution: All in the Family (http://www.merlot.org/merlot/viewMaterial.htm?id=76232)
a. Click Evolution Library at the top of the page. Click Evolution of Diversity, then click All in the Family.
b. Perform activities as instructed at the site accessed, then respond to the following Two Minute Paper questions:
i. What was the most important point you learned about classifying living things?
ii. How will this idea help you as you learn about living things in this course?
iii. What organisms do you think are most like humans?
iv. What evidence supports this? In other words, how could you support your claim with scientific research or established scientific data?