Identification Adventure

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Put all the pieces together. After a skeleton is put together, pupils play the scientist to determine the type of animal they have by using a classification tree to narrow down the identity. After each decision, they gain advice from an expert to help make the next classification to determine the specific species the skeleton belongs to.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Research how scientists classify animal skeletons
  • Use as a part of a remote learning unit on the fossil record
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires Adobe Flash player
Pros
  • Shows a simplified classification tree at each decision point
  • Allows for multiple chances to arrive at the correct answer
Cons
  • None