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Classifying Organisms
Grade: 3-8
Subject(s): Life Sciences
Required products: Tool Factory Word Processor
Materials
  • Tool Factory Word Processor
    Overview
    Students search the media banks of Tool Factory Word Processor and the internet for pictures and words that can be categorized as producer, consumer, or decomposer.
    Instructions
    1) Open Tool Factory Word Processor and the "Classifying Organisms" worksheet. Have students save the worksheet as their own.
    2) Each column contains one picture to help students get started.
    3) Students search the picture and word banks to find as many items that can be categorized in the three columns as possible. They can then search the internet for more material.
    4) You may also want students to label each picture. They can practice changing the font and color of each caption.
    5) Remind students to save their work.
    Printable Worksheets
    Mac users: To download, ctrl-click on the worksheet and choose "save link to disk"
  • Classifying Organisms
    Downloadable Worksheets
    Mac users: To download, ctrl-click on the worksheet and choose "save link to disk"
  • Classifying Organisms
    Correlation
    Choose your standard:
    McREL Life Sciences Standard 6: The student understands the relationship among organisms and their physical environment.