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Unit 2 Diversity of Life
Chapter 9  Sponges, Cnidarians, and Worms
Section 4 Worms



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9-4 Worms

Characteristics of Worms
Flatworms: Planarians, Tapeworms
Roundworms
Segmented Worms

Day 1
readme.gif (802 bytes) Prentice Hall 314-320
and Globe Fearon 174-175
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Lesson Review 9-3 What are flatworms & (roundworms)?
Day 2
readme.gif (1442 bytes) 
Prentice Hall 319-320 and Globe Fearon 176-177
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Globe Fearon Lesson Review 9-4 What are segmented worms?
Day 5
Magnify0b.gif - 341 Bytes  Live Earthworm Investigation
Day 6
Magnify0b.gif - 341 Bytes
 Earthworm Dissection

 

Day 1
Topic  9-4 Worms
Objectives/ I can ...
Discuss the different kinds of worms and their features.
Identify the three cell layers in worms.
Name three examples of flatworms.
Name two examples of roundworms.
State Goals
12.B.1a  Describe and compare characteristics of living things in relationship to their environment.
12.B.2b  Identify physical features of plants and animals that help them live in different environments.
Common Core Language Arts CCSS.6.R.I.4 Literacy
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.
Common Core Life Science MS-L1-1 cells
Conduct an investigation to provide evidence that living things are made of cells; either one cell or many different numbers and types of cells.

Common Core Life Science MS-LS1-3  Cell - Tissue - Organ - System
Use argument supported by evidence for how the body is a system of interacting subsystems composed of groups of cells.
Classwork-Homework

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On the Board

Worm Types

Flatworms platyhelminthes
Roundworms nematodes
Segmented annelids

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Worm Cell Layers

Ectoderm outer tissue layer
Mesoderm middle tissue layer
Endoderm inner tissue layer

Computer.bmp (3254 bytes) Unsegmented Worms      Flatworms Gallery    Tapeworms

Note02.gif (247 bytes) Unsegmented Worm Notes

Computer.bmp (3254 bytes) Flatworm Chart

braininjar.gif (1615 bytes) Flatworm Quiz

readme.gif (802 bytes) Globe Fearon 174-175

readme.gif (802 bytes) Prentice Hall 314-318

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Lesson Review 9-3 What are flatworms & (roundworms)?

BookOpen.bmp (16686 bytes) Parasite Sleuths  5 activities

TEC
readme.gif (802 bytes)   Prentice Hall 10-4 Worms  pp.269-274
Resources
 Magnify0b.gif - 341 Bytes  Observing Planaria Lab from the Biology Corner

 

 

Day 2
Topic Worm Phyla
Objectives/ I can ...
List the characteristics of Flat, Round, and Segmented Worms                             
State Goals
12.B.1a  Describe and compare characteristics of living things in relationship to their environment.
12.B.2b  Identify physical features of plants and animals that help them live in different environments.
Common Core Language Arts CCSS.6.R.I.4 Literacy
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.
Common Core Life Science MS-LS1-2  cell parts - function - processes
Develop and use a model to describe the function of a cell as a whole and ways parts of cells contribute to their function.

Common Core Life Science MS-LS1-3  Cell - Tissue - Organ - System
Use argument supported by evidence for how the body is a system of interacting subsystems composed of groups of cells.
Common Core Life Science MS-LS1-4 Adaptation
Use argument based on empirical evidence and scientific reasoning to support an explanation for how characteristic animal behaviors and specialized plant structures affect the probability of successful reproduction of animals and plants respectively.
Classwork-Homework
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On the Board

Worm Phyla Characteristics

Flatworms        Roundworms     Segmented Worms
3 Cell Layers 3 Cell Layers 3 Cell Layers
No Coloem
(Body Cavity)
Pseudocoloem True Coloem
No
Digestive System
Two-way Digestive System
Head and Anus
Two way Digestive System
Head and Anus
Asexual/ Sexual
Reproduction
Separate Sexes Hermathodic:
Both Sexes
No nervous system

Brain &
Nerve Cord

Brain &
Nerve Cord

Open
Circulatory
Open
Circulatory
Closed
Circulatory
Breathes through
skin
Breathes through
skin
Breathes through
skin
Planaria
Flukes
Tapeworms
Hookworms
Trichina
Heartworm
Earthworm
sandworm
Leech

Note02.gif (247 bytes) Worm Notes

3 Kinds of Worms

readme.gif (1442 bytes) 
Prentice Hall 319-320

readme.gif (802 bytes) Globe Fearon 176-177

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Globe Fearon Lesson Review 9-4 What are segmented worms?

TEC
Resources
Magnify0b.gif - 341 Bytes Planarian Regeneration Activity  Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Planarian  Data Sheet

 

Day 3
Topic  Worm Classes
Objectives/ I can ...
Discuss the different kinds of worms and their features.
Identify the three cell layers in worms.
Name three examples of flatworms.
Name two examples of roundworms.
Describe the features of segmented worms.
Draw the Ventral (bottom) of the earthworm.
Read for information.
State Goals
12.B.1a  Describe and compare characteristics of living things in relationship to their environment.
12.B.2b  Identify physical features of plants and animals that help them live in different environments.
Common Core Life Science MS-LS1-3  Cell - Tissue - Organ - System
Use argument supported by evidence for how the body is a system of interacting subsystems composed of groups of cells.
Classwork-Homework
Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes)
On the Board

Flatworms Classes

Turbellaria planaria
Trematoda flukes
Cestoda tapeworms

FLATWORMS
Swimming Flatworm :43
  Planaria :54
Planarian Regeneration 2:09 in Chinese
Tapeworm  3:43 
  Tapeworm Life Cycle  1:35


ROUNDWORMS
  Roundworms  :22  
  Roundworms in a Cat's Intestine  2:00 
  Heartworm in Dog's Blood  :21

 Magnify0b.gif (341 bytes) LAB: Observing Flatworms and Roundworms  
Teaching Resource 204-208
      
Use microscope

Flatworms

Roundworms

Planarian slide Vinegar Eel slide
Pork Tapeworm slide Trichina Worm slide
  Heartworm

 

TEC
Resources
 Note02.gif - 247 Bytes 
Comparative Anatomy

 

Day 4
Topic Annelids
Objectives/ I can ...
Draw and label a segmented worm.
State Goals
12.B.1a  Describe and compare characteristics of living things in relationship to their environment.
12.B.2b  Identify physical features of plants and animals that help them live in different environments.
Common Core Life Science MS-LS1-3  Cell - Tissue - Organ - System
Use argument supported by evidence for how the body is a system of interacting subsystems composed of groups of cells.
Classwork-Homework
 Note02.gif (247 bytes) Earthworm Observation Notes
Annelids  5:59
Nereis Polychaete Clamworm  1:31
Annelid  :31
Featherduster  3:50

notebook33.gif - 266 Bytes  Draw Earthworm. 
camera.GIF (174 bytes)GF 9-14  p.207    
camera.GIF (174 bytes)GF Fig 1 p. 176 
camera.GIF (174 bytes)OLD PH 10-19  p.273

TEC
Resources                                              
Pencil.gif - 434 Bytes  Worm Phyla Comparison  

 

Day 5
Topic   Live Earthworm Investigation and Information Search
Objectives/ I can ...
Investigate a live earthworm.
Label a diagram
State Goals
12.B.1a  Describe and compare characteristics of living things in relationship to their environment.
12.B.2b  Identify physical features of plants and animals that help them live in different environments.
Common Core Life Science MS-LS1-3  Cell - Tissue - Organ - System
Use argument supported by evidence for how the body is a system of interacting subsystems composed of groups of cells.
Classwork-Homework
Magnify0b.gif - 341 Bytes  Live Earthworm Investigation

Pencil.gif (434 bytes)  Animal Ethics and Marine Studies
TEC
Resources
Magnify0b.gif (341 bytes) Observation of a Living Earthworm     Note02.gif (247 bytes) Teachers Guide  from the Biology Corner

 

Day 6
Topic Earthworm Dissection
Objectives/ I can ...
Learn names of dissection tools.
Rules of dissection.
State Goals
12.B.1a  Describe and compare characteristics of living things in relationship to their environment.
12.B.2b  Identify physical features of plants and animals that help them live in different environments.
Common Core Life Science MS-LS1-3  Cell - Tissue - Organ - System
Use argument supported by evidence for how the body is a system of interacting subsystems composed of groups of cells.
Classwork-Homework
 Computer.bmp (3254 bytes) Earthworm Dissection  1:45

 Magnify0b.gif - 341 Bytes
 Earthworm Dissection  in Notebook
TEC
Resources
 Note02.gif - 247 Bytes
 Earthworm Dissection Guide

 

Day 7
Topic Review
Objectives/ I can ...
Identify flat, round, and segmented worms.
State Goals
12.B.1a  Describe and compare characteristics of living things in relationship to their environment.
12.B.2b  Identify physical features of plants and animals that help them live in different environments.
Common Core Life Science MS-LS1-3  Cell - Tissue - Organ - System
Use argument supported by evidence for how the body is a system of interacting subsystems composed of groups of cells.
Classwork-Homework
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Workbook 136 Key Terms #1-7

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)Organizing Information: Sponge Life Cycle
Prentice Hall 323 on back of Key Terms

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)Checking Concepts Prentice Hall 324 #11-16

braininjar.gif (1615 bytes) Quiz Porifera, Cnidarians, Platyhemlnithes, Nematodes, and Annelids

TEC
Resources
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)Portfolio 15 assignments

 


TEACHER RESOURCES

  Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Assignments    crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Art Activity    Magnify0b.gif - 341 BytesLab      BookOpen.bmp (16686 bytes) Lesson Plan      braininjar.gif (1615 bytes)_Tests     IconMap.bmp (3402 bytes) Maps     Note02.gif (247 bytes) Resources     Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Web Sites    
SchoolBus5.bmp (6174 bytes) Field Trips   filmreel.gif (313 bytes) Video     Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Computer     bookpages.gif (1592 bytes) Book    Dice.bmp (3974 bytes) Games    star.gif (2279 bytes)Extra Credit     filmstrip.gif (6075 bytes)PPT     Video

ANIMALS INVERTEBRATES
 Pencil.gif - 434 Bytes  Animal Ethics and Marine Studies
 Pencil.gif - 434 Bytes  Invertebrate Critter Cards  Cnidarians, Annelids, Mollusks, Echinoderms, and Arthropods.  Match pictures to Phyla.
DISSECTION
 Note02.gif - 247 Bytes  Earthworm Dissection Guide
 Earth.gif - 6650 Bytes  Earthworm Digestion Animation
EARTHWORMS
 Pencil.gif - 434 Bytes  Earthworm Worksheet
 Magnify0b.gif - 341 Bytes  Composting Classroom Activities  36 pages!  Stations for worm observation.
 Magnify0b.gif (341 bytes)  Earthworm Anatomy Labeling    Note02.gif - 247 Bytes Answer Key
 Magnify0b.gif (341 bytes)   Earthworm Investigation: Meeting an Earthworm,   Identifying an EarthwormNational Earthworm Survey
           Lesson Plan: Meeting an Earthworm,   Identifying an EarthwormNational Worm Survey
FLATWORMS
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes)  Tapeworm Page
INVERTEBRATES
 Pencil.gif (434 bytes)   Marine Life    Circle the Invertebrates  Nice line drawings of sea urchin, jellyfish, sand dollar, crab, shrimp, sea star, clam, scallop, lobster, horseshoe crab, anemone, scallop, sea star, octopus
KEYS, GUIDES, and CHECKLISTS
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes)  Key to Mature Earthworms
LANGUAGE ARTS
 Pencil.gif (434 bytes)   Animal Imagery  Similes and metaphors
PARASITES
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Animal and Human Parasite Images
PLANARIAN
 Magnify0b.gif - 341 Bytes Planarian Regeneration Activity  Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Planarian  Data Sheet
ROUNDWORMS
 Magnify0b.gif (341 bytes)  Simple Worms- Microscopic Observations  Neat activity!!!
 Note02.gif (247 bytes)   Culturing Vinegar Eels
 Earth.gif - 6650 Bytes  Introduction to Nematoda: The Roundworms   There are thousands of nematodes. Not only are there more than 15,000 known species of roundworms, but there are many thousands of individual nematodes in even a single handful of garden soil. And they keep coming! Some species of roundworm may contain more than 27 million eggs at one time and lay more than 200,000 of them in a single day.
SIMPLE WORMS
 Magnify0b.gif (341 bytes) Simple Worms-Microscopic Observations Tapeworm, Schistosoma, Hookworms, Sheep Liver Fluke, Vinegar eels, Rotifers
WORMS
 Pencil.gif - 434 Bytes  Worm Phyla Comparison
 Earth.gif - 6650 BytesCreatures of the Thermal Vents   The giant tube worm is one of the most conspicuous members of a diverse community that forms around hydrothermal vents. Scientists once thought that no living thing could survive the harsh combination of toxic chemicals, high temperatures, high pressures, and total darkness at these vents.

 


STUDENT EXTRA CREDIT

    star.gif - 2279 Bytes Extra Credit star.gif - 2279 Bytes

 star.gif - 2279 Bytes Marine Life Match Up
 star.gif - 2279 Bytes  Phylum Study  Choose a phylum, choose an animal draw a picture, write a report, and create a list.
 star.gif - 2279 Bytes  Quart Jar Worm Farm  Using a mason jar you can make a simple worm farm to see how worms move and mix soil
star.gif (2279 bytes) Worms, Worms, Worms  Visit these Web pages to find the answers to the questions



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