Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Copy of Vertebrates & Invertebrates

Learning about the characteristics and living environments of animals that are vertebrates and invertebrates.
by

Melissa Letney

on 30 January 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Copy of Vertebrates & Invertebrates

Let's take a journey... Vertebrates & Invertebrates What is a vertebrate? A vertebrate is an animal that has a backbone. Less than 10% of animals are vertebrates. What is an invertebrate? An invertebrate is an animal that does not have a backbone. About 90% of animals are invertebrates. What kind of animals are invertebrates? Let's learn a little more... What kinds of animals are vertebrates? Classifying Animals Types of vertebrates:
-Fish
-Amphibians
-Birds
-Reptiles
-Mammals Fish:
-Backbones made of cartilage
-Cold-blooded
-Live in water Amphibians: -Frogs, toads, salamanders
-Cold-blooded
-Live on land or in water Birds: -Warm-blooded
-Only vertebrates with feathers
-Hollow/light bones Reptiles: -Snakes, turtles, alligators, crocodiles, & lizards
-Cold-blooded
-Most lay eggs Mammals: -Warm-blooded
-Most advanced vertebrates
-Most have body hair
-Humans are mammals Types of invertebrates: -Worms
-Arthropods
-Mollusks
-Sponges Worms: -Many different kinds
-Live in all sorts of places
-Flatworms, roundworms, segmented worms, & rotifers Arthropods: -Largest/most diverse animal group
-Segmented body/hard external skeleton
-Insects, arachnids, centipedes, crustaceans Mollusks: -Soft-body animals; sometime have a hard shell
-Slug, snail, octopus, clam Sponges: -Live in water
-Do not move from place to place
-Filter tiny organisms out of water for food Echinoderms: -Star fish, sea urchins, sea cucumbers
-Live in seawater
-Have external skeletons Let's test what you've learned: http://www.teachersdomain.org/asset/lsps07_int_animalclass/ http://www.superteachertools.com/jeopardy/usergames/Nov201045/game1289272739.php
Full transcript