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					Diversity Index….
         Diversity Index

   You are your team will investigate how
    scientists use the physical
    characteristics of living things to
    classify them.
          After the lab….

    You need to answer the following
     questions.

1.   How do scientists calculate a
     biodiversity index?
2.   What is the value of a biodiversity
     index?
                Task

 Get into groups of three. You have two
  minutes.
 Find out who will be the note taker and
  who will be the captain.
 How you will be marked…
            Group Work Checklist
When working in a group the student:                            Yes   No   Sometimes
                                                                 2     0      1
Listens quietly to the other group members.

Waits for the speaker to finish before speaking.

Makes comments and submits ideas that are on topic.

Disagrees with others opinions without getting angry.

Tries to join ideas with other ideas.
Encourages other group members.
Asks questions when they don’t understand another group
member.
If the group has a problem, the student takes part in the
problem solving process.
If a specific group role is assigned, you are able to stay on
task.
Keeps the group on track with the time allotted for the
activity.
  Checklist for Participation in
    Brainstorming Activity
                                                        Yes   No   Sometimes
                                                         2    0       1
I am prepared with paper and pen.

I get right down to work on the activity.

I communicate my ideas by brainstorming.

I listen the ideas of others during brainstorming.

I write down the ideas created during brainstorming.

I maintain eye contact with my partner.

I take turns speaking with my partner.

I take turns listening to my partner.

I stay on task throughout the brainstorming activity.
                Lab

 Assignment completion
 Answers to your questions
LETS BEGIN!
Introduction Questions

   How are living and non-living things
    connected?

   What is biodiversity? Why is it
    important to life on Earth?
Team Roles
Procedure
QUIZ
      Sample Multiple Choice
            Question
Organism     Class          Genus          Phylum      Species

1            Mammalia       Castor                     canadensis

2            Mammalia       Canis          Chordata    Latrans

3                           Lutra          Chordata    Canadensis

4                           Canis                      lupus

           Which of the following organisms are most
             similar?
Q1         a. 1 and 2
           b. 2 and 4
           c. 2 and 3
           d. 1 and 3
      Sample Multiple Choice
            Question
Organism     Class          Genus          Phylum      Species

1            Mammalia       Castor                     canadensis

2            Mammalia       Canis          Chordata    Latrans

3                           Lutra          Chordata    Canadensis

4                           Canis                      lupus

           Which of the following organisms are most
             similar?
Q1         a. 1 and 2
           b. 2 and 4
           c. 2 and 3
           d. 1 and 3
       Sample Multiple Choice
             Question

 The Linnaean classification system is a
    “two-name” system. The two
Q2 names every species have are a

 a.   Family name and a given name
 b.   Scientific name and a common name
 c.   Genus name and a species name
 d.   Kingdom name and an order name
       Sample Multiple Choice
             Question

 The Linnaean classification system is a
    “two-name” system. The two
Q2 names every species have are a

 a.   Family name and a given name
 b.   Scientific name and a common name
 c.   Genus name and a species name
 d.   Kingdom name and an order name
          Sample Multiple Choice
                Question
      Moles dig burrows and are called fussorial while deer or
      stag run very fast and are called cursorial. Some species
      change their features and camouflage, while other
      develop special protective structures.

     Sea hares have a special ink-producing gland. They use
         this gland to spread purple ink in the water because it
Q3
     a.   Is an important secretion of their body
     b.   Is and excretory product
     c.   Helps to confuse predators so it can escape
     d.   Gives a purple colour to its body
          Sample Multiple Choice
                Question
      Moles dig burrows and are called fussorial while deer or
      stag run very fast and are called cursorial. Some species
      change their features and camouflage, while other
      develop special protective structures.

     Sea hares have a special ink-producing gland. They use
         this gland to spread purple ink in the water because it
Q3
     a.   Is an important secretion of their body
     b.   Is and excretory product
     c.   Helps to confuse predators so it can escape
     d.   Gives a purple colour to its body
         Exit Slip…

Answer these questions and hand to
Miss Lloyd before you leave the
classroom.
        Multiple Choice
   1. What sizes do ecosystems come in?
       A. Centimeter
       B. Meter
       C. Kilometer
       D. All of the above
         Multiple Choice
   2. Ecosystem describes?
       A. Cycling of nitrogen between soil,
       water, and the atmosphere
       B. Conditions an animal needs to
       grow and reproduce
       C. Living and non-living things in an
       area and their interactions
       D. Flow of energy from one
       organism to another in a food web
         Short Answer
3. Explain what is meant by the term
   biological diversity.

4. In one or two sentences explain
  why so many different types of
  organisms exist on Earth today.

5. Describe how scientists classify an
  organism.

				
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