Monday, May 5, 2014

Biology: Primates grouping lab Analysis, conclusion and critical thinking questions

Analysis and Conclusion:
How is this similar to the way scientists classify organisms?
Were you answersand classifications different from others in the class?  Why might this be possible?
What characteristics were most useful in classifying primates?
Which characteristics were not particularly useful? why?
Why should you avoid vague terms like tall or short when classifying organisms?
How does classifying organisms help in your understanding of an organism?

Critical Thinking:
Suggest two ways tree could be identified during winter when they have no leaves.
What are some common characteristics you could use to classify birds coming to a feeder?
Why might a microscope be useful to a taxonomist?
Describe at least three ways clothes are classified in a department store.

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