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Principles of Classification—Super Value Kit

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: FB0475 

Price: $72.20

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With the Principles of Classification Super Value Activity Kit for biology and life science, learn all the key principles of classification as you work with this hands-on material. Perfect, hands-on introductory classification activity.

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Students will learn all the key principles of classification as they work with the hands-on materials in this kit. Common nuts, bolts and screws are the objects to be classified! Students will be guided step by step as they develop their own dichotomous key for the collection of fasteners. When the keys have been written, the fun begins as students exchange their keys and objects. The principles of classification become obvious immediately. A perfect hands-on, introductory classification activity. Includes teaching suggestions and student materials.

Super Value Kit is complete for 30 students working in pairs. All materials are reusable.


Materials Included in Kit: 
Object collection, 15
String tags, 225

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Obtaining, evaluation, and communicating information

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-LS4.A: Evidence of Common Ancestry and Diversity
HS-LS4.A: Evidence of Common Ancestry and Diversity

Crosscutting Concepts


Performance Expectations

MS-LS4-1. Analyze and interpret data for patterns in the fossil record that document the existence, diversity, extinction, and change of life forms throughout the history of life on Earth under the assumption that natural laws operate today as in the past.