Vertebrates - Animals with Backbones. Maryland Standards.
Maryland Education Standards. Scientists classify animals into two categories depending on if the animal has a backbone or not. As you know, invertebrates are animals that do NOT have a backbone and vertebrates are animals that DO have a backbone. Vertebrates are divided by scientists into five classes: fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Read More...
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MD.3.0. Life Science: The students will use scientific skills and processes to explain the dynamic nature of living things, their interactions, and the results from the interactions that occur over time.
3.A.1. Diversity of Life: Explain how animals and plants can be grouped according to observable features.
3.A.1.b. Classify a variety of animals and plants according to their observable features and provide reasons for placing them into different groups.
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