Invertebrates Lesson Plans

  • Lab Experiment
    Hydra Microscope Lab
    Lesson Plan
     
    Experiment
    Students will observe a living and a preserved hydra using a microscope. Students will then draw what they observe and label the parts. Third, students will touch the hydra and to see how the it reacts. Last, students add some food to the slide and maybe watch the hydra feed.
    NGSS Standard
     
    Published by Shannan Muskopf High School
  • Lab Experiment
    Classification of an Echinoderm
    Lesson Plan
     
    Experiment
    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.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS4.A: Evidence of Common Ancestry and Diversity
     
    Published by Henry Dill High School
  • Lab Experiment
    Insect Inquiries
    Lesson Plan
     
    Experiment
    The main objective of this lesson is to develop in the learner a curiosity about the insect world. Students will collect and observe insects native to the area.
    NGSS Standard
     
    Published by Allen Nelson High School
  • Class Activity
    Invertebrate Classification Challenge
    Lesson Plan
    Teacher Notes
     
    Activity
    Students practice invertebrate classification using the organisms discussed the Prentice Hall textbook called the Parade of Life: Animals.
    NGSS Standard
    HS-LS4.A: Evidence of Common Ancestry and Diversity
     
    Published by Tracy Trimpe Middle School
  • Lab Experiment
    Observation of a Living Earthworm
    Lesson Plan
     
    Experiment
    Students observe a live earthworm and answer questions about the Phylum Annalida, segmentation, sides (dorsal, ventral, posterior, anterior), receptacles (clitellum, setae, seminal), and responses to stimuli.
    NGSS Standard
     
    Published by Shannan Muskopf High School

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