Welcome to the 7th grade Animal Kingdom pages!!

Your Task


You can choose one project from the list on this page to complete for a test grade. Choose an idea and project that interests you. Each project is worth the same amount of points. Put your best effort into this project. This is your last test grade for the quarter. Good luck!!

Scoring


Each project is based out of 100 points. Since each project is different the exact scoring will vary for each one.
Accuracy of information: 50 points
On time: 25 points
Effort: 25 points

Project Choices


1. Construct a scrapbook containing 40 colored pictures (not from the internet) of various invertebrates. Attach each picture to a separate sheet of
paper and include the phylum and common name for each.
2. Build a 3-dimensional model of any invertebrate.
3. Create your own arthropod! Make up a name, description, taxonomy, etc. for your organism. Your arthropod must include the basic
characteristics of all arthropods. A drawing or model of your "arthropod" must be included along with the written description.
4. Using materials that you can recycle, such as aluminum soda cans, cardboard tubes, styrofoam trays, etc., choose an insect and construct it.
Include the common name and order with your insect.
5. Create a portfolio of pictures and descriptions of the most dangerous sharks in the world. Write a report on sharks to include with your portfolio
and tell what can be done to avoid a shark attack and what should be done if a shark attack occurs.
6. Construct, on poster board, a phylogenetic tree for a vertebrate group (fish, amphibian, reptile, bird, or mammal). Include pictures of the
organisms on your tree and write a short paper to describe how the organisms are related.
7. Construct a scrapbook of 20 pictures of one mammal order. Pictures may not be Xeroxed or computer generated! Pictures must be drawn or personal photographs. Include the name and a brief description with each picture.
8. Make a photographic album of pictures of birds. Should contain at least 20 pictures that are drawn or personally photographed. Include the common and scientific name & a brief description of each bird.
9. Construct a display of the hearts of these 3 vertebrate groups ---fish, amphibian, bird or mammal. Use modeling clay to make cross-sections of
the hearts showing chambers and valves. Identify all parts of the hearts on your display.

Due Date


Friday, May 29th, 2009

Quizzes


You will take a quiz over each type of animal on these pages. Please follow the schedule as outlined below. Please note that you will have a 5 minute time limit to complete each quiz. All quizzes are taken at http://www.thatquiz.org/

Quiz Name
Due Date
Reiland Class Code
Weinrich Class Code
Video Link
Invertebrates
May 15th
IYLC4423
VZZC1391
Yes
Vertebrates
May 15th
JWXQ9505
MGRS7555
Yes
Sponges
May 18th
JCQM5931
PZAI2211

Cnidarians
May 18th
RJXB0516
JYJE1937

Worms
May 19th
WJLL9386
ZUKN5310

Mollusks
May 19th
THYJ0026
SWPY4161

Arthropods
May 20th
BEJS9747
QTIN0958

Echinoderms
May 21st
EFOX8176
IQYF3282

Fish
May 22nd
RHQT8432
LFQG3189

Amphibians
May 26th
NZLW8007
BACO5725

Reptiles
May 27th
GGCY7539
MJCT5596

Birds
May 28th
MUFB7956
DFHJ6620

Mammals
May 29th
UYGC9833
UROY7103