You get to check out this collection of captivating details about a wide variety of animals, with a focus on invertebrates.
After completing this tutorial, you will be able to complete the following:
What characteristics make primitive chordates unique?
~ Primitive chordates have a dorsal nerve chord for part of their lives and a primitive rod shaped structure known as a notochord. They provide vital clues about the evolution of vertebrates from invertebrates.
What are the five subgroups of vertebrates?
~ The five subgroups of vertebrates include birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals.
Which of the three main classification groups of animals is the largest?
~ The invertebrate group is the largest of the three main animal classifications. Ninety-five percent of all animals are invertebrates.
Squid, snails, and worms belong in which animal group?
~ Squid, snails, and worms are all examples of invertebrates.
|Approximate Time||3 Minutes|
|Pre-requisite Concepts||Students should be able to define acraniate, amphibian, and animal.|
|Type of Tutorial||Animation|
|Key Vocabulary||acraniate, amphibian, animal, Animalia, arthropod, backbone, bird, chordate, coelenterate, echinoderm, fish, hemichordate, invertebrate, mammal, mollusk, primitive, reptile, spine, sponge, tunicate, worm, vertebra, vertebrate.|