|What is the Key to Classification?|
Lesson plan defines dichotomous key and its role in classification. Students learn how to make a key and identify important organisms from a biofilm community in Chesapeake Bay. An interactive, online key with photos and species profiles challenges students to identify 8 invertebrates and an interactive quiz helps them test their understanding. Designed for use with the MD Sea Grant "Biofilms & Biodiversity" activity. Outlines learning objectives, skills and processes, biology concepts covered, and related activities.
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No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
Copyright 2007 Maryland Sea Grant.
DLESE Catalog ID: BRIDGE-NOAA-1177
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: University of Maryland
Maryland Sea Grant Education