An overview of characteristics and traits of vertebrates.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Vertebrate Characteristics.
To organize information and provide a visual representation that shows how factors (causes) produce an effect using a Cause and Effect Diagram.
To emphasize students’ understanding of key words and practice applying the definitions of the vocabulary words to examples and drawings using the Frayer Model.
Covers methods of evolution other than natural selection, effects of invasive species and ecosystems. Looks at changes in the cane toad population since their invasion of Australia.
Uses the symbiotic relationship between a fish and a sea cucumber to address life history, ecology and evolution of these organisms.
Covers plants endemic to Antarctica, their relationship to fossilized penguin guano, and the effects of climate change on them. Illustrates the importance of bottom up forces in establishing ecosystems.
Covers attempts to back breed aurochs through the use of genetics and back breeding. Looks at efforts to restore wild areas of Europe by reintroducing the historical herbivore of the ecosystem.
Looks at ostriches as a vehicle to study birds, their adaptations, and evolution.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Vertebrate Characteristics.