Title: Popular Groups on the Tree of Life
The Tree of Life Project provides information about animals and plants, their history and characteristics.
Standard(s): [S1] BIO (9-12) 9: Differentiate between the previous five-kingdom and current six-kingdom classification systems. [S1] BIO (9-12) 10: Distinguish between monocots and dicots, angiosperms and gymnosperms, and vascular and nonvascular plants. [S1] BIO (9-12) 11: Classify animals according to type of skeletal structure, method of fertilization and reproduction, body symmetry, body coverings, and locomotion. [S1] BOT (9-12) 1: Identify the twelve plant kingdom divisions. [S1] BOT (9-12) 2: Describe phylogenetic relationships between plants and other organisms. [S1] BOT (9-12) 10: Describe the structure and function of flower parts. [S1] ZOO (9-12) 2: Distinguish among the acoelomate, pseudocoelomate, and coelomate body plans. [S1] ZOO (9-12) 4: Use taxonomic groupings to differentiate the structure and physiology of invertebrates with dichotomous keys. [S1] ZOO (9-12) 5: Use taxonomic groupings to differentiate structure and physiology of vertebrates with dichotomous keys.