This class provides an introduction to the zoology of the jellies (comb and box), mollusks with one lesson about whales of the world.
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Lesson #1 – Comb Jellies
Lesson #1 – Comb Jellies (Ctenophores) – Pre-lesson Activity with Video & Main Lesson Slideshow & Study Guide Downloads
Comb jellies are different than jellyfish in their anatomical makeup. In this lesson, we will explore the zoology of comb jellies and see how they are different from jellyfish.
Lesson #2 – Mollusks – The Tusks & Aplacaphorans
Lesson #2 – Mollusks – The Tusks and Aplacophorans Slideshow with Study Guide Downloads
This lesson studies the Tusks and the unusual deep sea dwelling, worm-like Aplacophorans.
Lesson #3 – Mollusks – Chitons
Lesson #3 – Pre-lesson Activity: Mollusks – The Chitons
Chitons are fascinating marine mollusks with 8-plates composing their one-sided shell. They spend their days slowly moving around homes, typically rocks, grazing for algae.
Lesson #4 – Mollusks – Bivalves
Lesson #4 – Mollusks – The Bivalves Slideshow & Study Guide Downloads
Bivalves are the “two doors” mollusks or have two shells. The shells are composed of a top and a bottom portion. They include clams, scallops, and mussels.
Lesson #5 – Mollusks – The Gastropods
Lesson #5 – The Gastropods Slideshow & Study Guide Download
The Gastropods have but one shell. The word Gastropod means “stomach foot” since their way of movement is sliding over their stomachs. They include whelks, conchs, cowries, and periwinkles.
Lesson #6 – Marine Mammals – Whales of the World
Lesson #6 – Marine Mammals: Whales of the World Main Lesson Slideshow & Study Guide Downloads
This lesson is an overview of the whales of the world including dolphins, porpoises, killer whales and more!