Animal Diversity – Invertebrates


Introducing another chapter in the Life Science Interactive Notebook Series: Animal Diversity – Invertebrates Each chapter in the series will showcase many activities for the students (both middle and high school) to process the information given by teachers. The engaging activities vary to enable all students to use and benefit from different learning styles.

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Animal Diversity – Invertebrates includes the following concepts:

• Introduction to Animals
• Animal Behavior
• Sponges, Cnidarians and Worms
• Mollusks, Arthropods and Echinoderms
• Insects

Students will be able to:

• Explain what characteristics all animals share
• Describe essential functions that animals carry out
• List types of body plans and symmetry
• Explain how cell division occurs – zygote, blastula, gastrula, endoderm, ectoderm and mesoderm
• Identify three main groups of cnidarians and the two body plans of the life cycle – polyp and medusa
• Compare and contrast between flatworms, round worms and segmented worms
• Explain defining features of mollusks
• Define the three main classes of mollusks – gastropod, bivalve, cephalopod
• Recognize distinguishing features of the three major groups of arthropods – crustaceans, spiders (and relatives) and insects
• Differentiate between complete metamorphosis and incomplete metamorphosis

Each concept shares:

• Actual photos of both the INPUT and OUTPUT pages of Science Interactive Notebook
• Instructions on how to create/use/complete activity for OUTPUT side
• Mini-Quizzes for each concept to check students’ understanding
• Answer Keys for all mini-quizzes
• Appendix with Teacher Notes for Interactive Notebook in LARGE print.

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Total Pages: 36
Answer Key: Included

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