YOU DO NOT HAVE TO USE POWERPOINT, BUT YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PRESENTING ALL THE REQUIRED INFORMATION! TITLE SLIDE 10 points Group member names Block Date Title
Starter(and Moment of Math) Your group must include a starter for the class to write down. This starter includes your teaching objectives for your notes and a moment of math that is a review (not new). 10 points
Physical Characteristics • 40 points • Your project should include at least 4 slides containing the answers to the following questions about your subject: • Does it have a backbone? • Skeleton? • What is Symmetry and what type of symmetry does it have? • How does it think? (Does it have a nervous system?)
Symmetry • Types of Symmetry • Radial Symmetry • Bilateral Symmetry • Asymmetry • Use dictionary.com if you need to…
Most distinguishing characteristics • 40 points • Explain and show an example of the 4 most distinguishing characteristics of your phylum or class. • These characteristics must be UNIQUE to your group! • ALL the organisms in the group must have these characteristics. • HINT: if a new organism was found, what special things would it have if it is going into this phylum (or class).
Niche • 20 points • Habitat – describe the habitats where your organism lives • How do your organisms eat? • Helping Hint: • A good way to describe a niche is to look at what would happen to the community of organisms if your organism went extinct.
Example Pictures and Cool Facts • 20 points • Include several (more than 3) pictures and cool facts about your phylum/class (or a really awesome organism’s adaptations). • Use http://www.flickr.com/search/advanced/?q=creative%20commons • Search ONLY in the Creative Commons area.
Bibliography You must include a bibliography in MLA style! 10 points
Coolness – 20 Points • Grammar • Spelling • Does it look nice? • Did you use pictures? • Did you use titles and captions? • Does it look like an A project? 10 points 10 points
Rate your Group Members • Did everyone contribute to the project? • Your group/partner can award you up to 10 points for your effort, but the teacher has OVER-RIDE power if they see that some members of the group are not helping as much as they should!!!
PRESENTATION • 20 points for presentation • All group members speak at some point in the presentation • Making eye contact • Knowledgeable • Clear and we can hear you
Websites to use for research • http://dictionary.reference.com/ (you may use search) • http://www.biology-questions-and-answers.com/zoology-review.html (you may use search) • http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/index.html (you may use search) • http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Cnidaria.html • http://www.earthlife.net/ (you may use search) • http://animals.about.com/ (you may use search) • http://animals.about.com/od/cnidarians/p/cnidaria.htm • http://www.pbs.org/kcet/shapeoflife/animals/echinoderms.html • http://www.pbs.org/kcet/shapeoflife/animals/annelids.html • http://www.pbs.org/kcet/shapeoflife/animals/cnidaria.html • http://www.pbs.org/kcet/shapeoflife/animals/arthropods.html • http://www.fossilmuseum.net/Tree_of_Life/kingdom_animalia.htm • http://www.teacherweb.com/GA/KendrickHighSchool/lloyd/kingdomcharttchr.doc (yes to open)