UNIT 9 Characteristics of Animals OBJECTIVES

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HONORS MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OBJECTIVES

Unit 9:

Kingdoms of Life

Topic:

Classification of Animals

Textbook Source:

Biology: A Guide to the Natural World (Krogh, 3 rd

ed) Chapter 22 , pages 444

– 479

Objectives: Students will be able to:

1. Describe the major characteristics of animals.

2. Describe how the following characteristics are used to set up the animal phylogenic tree.

tissues

symmetry

body cavities

3. Distinguish between Protostomes and Deuterostomes and describe the development of each.

4. Describe the main characteristics of the nine major animal phyla and give examples of each (see table 22.1).

5. Describe the major characteristics of vertebrates.

6. Describe the following major groups of vertebrate chordates and provide examples of each.

Chondrichthyes

Osteichthyes

Amphibia

Reptilia

Aves

Mammalia (Monotremes, Marsupial, Placental)

7. Referring back to objectives 4-6, include the following information in your descriptions:

General body plan

Type of symmetry

Protostome or Deuterostome

Type of body cavity (if any)- psdeudocoelum, coelem, etc.

Type of reproduction (Sexual, asexual, or both)

If digestive system type (one way or two way)

Any Appendages (if yes jointed or non-jointed)

Body segmentation

Type of skeleton (internal, external) http://www.cartage.org.lb/en/themes/sciences/zoology/animalclassification/

Polygenetic/phylogenetictree/phylogenetictree.htm

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