Today you are looking in a field.
Task 1: Write down at least five animals. Sort the animals into two or three groups. Above each group write the reason the animals are in the group.
Task 2: List four or more plants. Write down three characteristics that plants share.
Task 3: Why is a dog not classified as a plant? Support your answer with three observations you made in the field about plants.
Task 4: Create a new creature that is both plant and animal. Color animal features in red, orange, brown, or yellow. Color plant features in blue, green, or purple. Give it a classification name.
Task 5: Use the Venn Diagram worksheet to compare and contrast plants and animals. Follow the directions on the handout.