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Teaching Mammal classification

Mammal classification

Traditionally, mammals were divided into groups based on their characteristics. Scientists took into consideration their anatomy (body structure), their habitats, and their feeding habits. Mammals are divided into three subclasses and about 26 orders.

CK-12 (Middle School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How can mammals be further classified?
STANDARDS:
RST.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

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