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8.02 Introducing the Vertebrates

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  • You are scheduled to take your younger cousin to the zoo during the summer.  You want to prepare yourself to answer all of the questions he or she will ask you during your visit to the zoo.  This Webquest will provide you with all of the information you need to know about the vertebrate animals living at the zoo.  During your visit to the zoo your cousin becomes fascinated with one particular vertebrate animal. Your cousin wants to share this discovery with his or her classmates when she returns to school in the fall.  You are in charge to help your cousin create a Wanted Poster detailing specific characteristics about the chosen animal.


    1. Research information about the five vertebrate phyla in order to complete the attached Vertebrate Information page. (scroll down to find the attachment)

    Use the following list of websites to help you find the information.