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Assignment: Scientific Taxonomy and Earth’s Biodiversity Paper

? Resource: University of Michigan Museum of Zoology Web site

? Due Date: Day 7 [Individual forum]

? Go to the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology Web site at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/index.html

? Review the information under the topics Mammals, Insects, Birds, and Echinoderms.

? Select two mammals, two insects, two birds, and two echinoderms to research.

? Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that addresses the following points:

o List and briefly describe the eight species you have selected.

o What are the characteristics that classify all the species you have selected in the kingdom Animalia?

o Mammals

? What are two or three characteristics shared by the two mammals you selected?

? What are two or three differences between the two mammals?

? To what order does each of the mammal species you selected belong? Describe why they are classified under that order.

? List two other species that belong to those same orders.

o Insects

? What are two or three characteristics shared by the two insects you selected?

? What are two or three differences between the two insects?

? To what order does each of the insect species you selected belong? Describe why they are classified under that order.

? List two other species that belong to those same orders.

o Birds

? What are two or three characteristics shared by the two birds you selected?

? What are two or three differences between the two birds?

? To what order does each of the bird species you selected belong? Describe why they are classified under that order.

? List two other species that belong to those same orders.

o Echinoderms

? What are two or three characteristics shared by the two echinoderms you selected?

? What are two or three differences between the two echinoderms?

? To what order does each of the echinoderm species you selected belong? Describe why they are classified under that order.

SCI 230—Introduction to Life Science

Course Syllabus Page 22

? List two other species that belong to those same orders.

? Format your paper, in-text citations, and references according to APA standards.

? Post your paper as a Microsoft® Word attachment.

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Assignment: Scientific Taxonomy and Earth’s Biodiversity Paper

? Resource: University of Michigan Museum of Zoology Web site

? Due Date: Day 7 [Individual forum]

? Go to the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology Web site at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/index.html

? Review the information under the topics Mammals, Insects, Birds, and Echinoderms.

? Select two mammals, two insects, two birds, and two echinoderms to research.

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