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Classification Keys

Types of classification keys



  1. What is a dichotomous chart? 
  2. What does is mean to classify something? 
  3. Which of the following descriptions are good to help classify frogs into a dichotomous key? Give a reason why or why not, for each description.
    1. It is green
    2. It has a broken leg
    3. It eats frog food
    4. It has spots on it’s back
  4. Using the images below, create a tabular key to help people identify the animals.

5. Using the image below, create a dichotomous key to help people identify the type of animal tracks they see. 

6. Using the dichotomous key below, correctly name each of the minions and bear below. 


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