Term Project – Kingdom Book
Name: ______Period: ______Date: ______
Directions:Each student will create a comprehensive binder with a collection of materials for our studies of whole organisms.
Kingdom Book Criteria:
1) Students are to work independently - no partners!!!
2)Your booklet must contain the following:
oTable of contents- with title and page #
oThe book must be divided into the sections listed below. Each section must have its own identifying tab.
3)Each section must have it’s own cover page with the following information:
- Name and 4 specific characteristics of the division
(Example: Fungi – 1) heterotrophic, 2) decomposers, 3) lack true roots 4) produce spores)
- A drawing or picture of an example organism from that division
4)After each cover page, each section must contain information about the specific organisms we studied in class. Information must include:
- Class notes on that section- printed power point with your own added notes
- Worksheets given in class, specific to that section
- Your graded lab/dissection done in class – all lab diagrams must be labeled and colored appropriately!
5) We will do an in depth study specifically into the Kingdom of Animalia. Therefore, this section will be further divided into the different phyla with a cover page for each phyla.Cover page and section requirments ar the same as above!!
6)Construct a table comparing and contrasting the organ systems of the animal kingdom phyla that we studied. (this chart will go in the front of the Animalia section of your Kingdom book!)
The following organ systems must be included:
▪Muscle / Skeletal
▪Excretory / urinary
7)DO NOT USE PAGE PROTECTORS ON YOUR PROJECT!
8)Print rubric from class website and turn in with project!!!
The following is a list of organisms / labs that may be studied:
a)Monera Lab - 3 different Eubacteria
b)Protists Pond Water Lab – Euglena and Paramecium
c)Fungus Lab - Mushroom dissection
d)Simple Invertebrates- Sponge/ Hydra/ Planarian/ Rotifera/ Turbatrix
k)Reptile- online dissection
l)Birds- Feather Lab
m)Mammals- Fetal pig
n)Plants- Flower Dissection
*See rubric on class website for point values!
Biology honors- Kingdom Book Scoring Rubric
Your project will be graded based on the following rubric:
Presence of a table of contents2______
Presence of a decorated cover for the booklet5______
Creativity (drawings, materials used, etc..)10______
Booklet is neat and all sections are clearly labeled and in order5______
All cover pages are present and accurate:
Cover page characteristics information is correct12______
Picture/ Drawing of section organism6______
Animal kingdom - Phyla cover pages
Pages for each phyla are present & information is accurate20______
Class notes present and added to with personal notes15______
Associated labs/dissections w/ questions, diagrams and colorings completed 10 ______
`Animal Kingdom organ systems chart:
Table is well-organized and neat5______
All organ systems are present and information is accurate15
Compare / Contrast information is accurate for each phyla20______
Extra credit – Completed project handed in on or before 4/27/09+5______
IF YOU DO NOT SUBMIT THIS RUBRIC WITH THE BOOKLET, 5 POINTS WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM YOUR OVERALL SCORE!
Projects are due on or before 4/30/10
Projects will NOT be accepted past this date. If you are not in school that day, make sure your project makes it to school.
Handed out: 2/16/10