Build a taxonomy of life similar to the one scientists use. Create new types and sub-types and try to order and classify each type or sub-type.
It's a Strange, Strange World
Pick one species of the Burgess Shale that you found interesting or bizarre. Create a presentation that documents two examples of this species and how they were found and analyzed in the Burgess Shale. Share your presentation with your classmates.
A Still Life of Evolution
Bring in some form of clay or play dough. As a class, create a still life of the creatures in the Burgess Shale. Each student should construct one Burgess Shale animal to contribute.
Methods of Observation
Using the methodology or observational techniques of Whittington's team, analyze and classify a new species of your own creation. Draw a picture to show your classmates.
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