Dichotomous Keys

ITEM #640g
  • Aligned to Standards grades 5-8
  • Learn to classify objects and living organisms
  • 7 activities including construction of a tree key and seashell key
  • Designed for 24 students working in groups of four
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National Stardards for Grades 5-8

Dichotomous keys are used to classify and identify objects or living organisms. Guide students through the process of using keys with several real-world examples, just like scientists! Includes seven different activities, ranging from easy to challenging and basic to scientific, allowing students of differing abilities to readily learn to use a key. Culminating activities include Constructing a Tree Key to Your Own School and Using a Dichotomous Key to Identify Seashells using scientific names. Seashells are included. Allow up to five class periods to complete activities. Required, but not included: Colored pencils or crayons.

Kit Includes:

  •     Includes Instruction manual
  •     Tree Finder book
  •     Six shell classification sets
  •     String
  •     Rulers
  •     Magnifying glasses

This product ships separately and requires 2-4 weeks delivery time.