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University of Montevallo
Montevallo High School
This Podcast is sample of a student-generated project that describes the basic characteristics of the Kingdom Animalia. Students are placed in cooperative groups and assigned one of the basic characteristics of the kingdom. (Skeletal, reproductive, method of fertilization, body symmetry,body coverings and locomotion) Students then research their characteristic and use digital cameras to collect pictures of animals that represent these traits. Students can also collect pictures from the Internet to complete missing representatives. Cooperative groups then work together to create a Podcast.
Aligned to the following ALEX lesson plan:
All About Animals
Content Areas: Science
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
[SC2015] BIOL (9-12) 13: Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to explain how organisms are
classified by physical characteristics, organized into levels of taxonomy, and
identified by binomial nomenclature (e.g., taxonomic classification, dichotomous
1. Students use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity.
2. Students use productivity tools to collaborate in constructing technology-enhanced models, prepare publications, and produce other creative works.