Lesson Overview

 50 Minutes

 1, 2, 5, 9

 4th - 9th Grade

 State Standards:
Science Standards: 4.1-H.1; 4.2-H.2; 4.3-H.3

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Materials List

  •  6-8 brands of chips that are visibly different by type (potato, corn, veggie), color, shape, flavors, baked, packaging,etc.
  • 6-8 ziplock bags per group
  • paper
  • pencils
  • rulers

Learning to Make a Dichotomous Key

Categories: Agriculture , Biology , Plants

This lesson is a fun and tasty way to introduce students to dichotomous key and how to create their own keys using a variety of snack chips.


For instructions, please download our PDF

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