An introduction to taxonomy, instructions on how to develop a classification key and a simplified identification key using images of brittlestars from the Mingulay reef.

Instructions and information packA document outlining all the background science needed to deliver the activity effectively as well as instructions and kit lists for the activity itself

Activity packDownloadable PDF containing photos and keys to be used during the activity.


Blocks used in a simple taxonomy exercise aimed at primary school aged children (c) Dynamic Earth