5.5 Cells and Kingdoms

The student will investigate and understand that organisms are made of cells and have
distinguishing characteristics. Key concepts include:
a) basic cell structures and functions;
b) kingdoms of living things;
c) vascular and nonvascular plants; and
d) vertebrates and invertebrates.

Research Resources:
Animal, Plant, & Bacteria Cells
BBC – Interdependence & Adaptations
Field Guide
Sheppard Software – Animal Classification
Animal Classification Sort
Classify Animals – Savannah Grasslands, Backyard, American Forest, African River, Ocean

Henrico 21 Lessons:
Cell City Project
Living Systems in the 21st Century
5 Kingdoms iMovie

Design Briefs: