Invertebrates Lesson Plans
The Earthworm and Soil Fertilization Lesson Plan
Students observe how an earthworm influences soil structure (The ingestion of soil; the partial breakdown of organic matter; the mixture of these factions, and the ejection of this material as surface or sub-surface casts; the formation of water-stable aggregates; the aeration of the soil, and the improvement of its water-holding capacity; the addition of lime to the soil.). Students should develop an appreciation for earthworms.
Published by Carolyn Matthews High School
Classification of an Echinoderm Lesson Plan
To understand how the starfish relates to its classification. Students will give three characteristics of each animal, so they can identify the organism. All students will discuss the relationship between the arthropods and echinoderms.
Published by Henry Dill High School
More Invertebrates lesson plans are in the works.