National Stardards for Grades 5-8


Dichotomous keys are used to classify and identify objects or living organisms. Guide students through the process of using keys with several real-world examples, just like scientists! Includes seven different activities, ranging from easy to challenging and basic to scientific, allowing students of differing abilities to readily learn to use a key. Culminating activities include Constructing a Tree Key to Your Own School and Using a Dichotomous Key to Identify Seashells using scientific names. Seashells are included. Allow up to five class periods to complete activities. 


Required, but not included:

  • Colored pencils or crayons

Dichotomous Keys

SKU: 1-178
    • Includes Instruction manual
    • Tree Finder book
    • Six shell classification sets
    • String
    • Rulers
    • Magnifying glasses
  • Sh. wt. 3lbs, DIM 13” x 12” x 5”

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