Classification of Living Things
We get up close and personal with nature!
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In this unit you will use a dichotomous key and also make simple keys for classifiying living things. In addition you will learn to recognize related species by anatomical differences and explain adaptations organisms have that enhance survival. Finally students will actually identify all the native conifers found in Washington State!

Classification Mini Portfolio

Learning Goals & Performance Expectations
Learning Goals & Performance Expectations

Conifer Clues

Pac NW Native Conifer Key

DT1 - Conifers of the Pacific NW

Conifer Scientific/Common Name chart

Figure One - Concepts of Classification

EC - DT2 - Native Cats of North America
EC - Figure 2 - Two Native Conifers of the Pacific Northwest
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