07/29/14 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY 1
“Invertebrates & Aquatic
Ecosystems
with Scope-On-A-Rope ”
Adrienne Lopez
LSU Scope-...
07/29/14 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY2
What is an animal?
• a multicellular, heterotrophic organism that
develops from an em...
07/29/14 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY3
Which of these are animals?
07/29/14 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY4
Which of these are animals?
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Which of these are animals?
fungus
plant
protist
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eubacteria
archaea
eukarya
Domains of Life Eukaryotic Kingdoms
plants
animals
fungi
p...
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invertebrates
Animal Kingdom Invertebrate Phyla
verts
sponges
coral/ jellies
worms (3...
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Where can I find invertebrates?
• In the wild - go to a local pond or coastal area
• ...
07/29/14 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY9
Investigating Louisiana Pond
Life
07/29/14 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY10
Pond Water Collection Tips
• Look for signs of life (plants and animals)
• Collect w...
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LSUMNS Examining Pond Life with SOAR

  1. 1. 07/29/14 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY 1 “Invertebrates & Aquatic Ecosystems with Scope-On-A-Rope ” Adrienne Lopez LSU Scope-On-A-Rope Coordinator
  2. 2. 07/29/14 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY2 What is an animal? • a multicellular, heterotrophic organism that develops from an embryo derived from gametes and whose cells lack cell walls (from The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Zoology, 1991, Allaby, ed.) • encompasses a wide diversity of organisms • children tend to associate the term “animal” with four-legged land mammals (especially pets) • it is important for students understand that the term “animal” refers to an entire kingdom in the taxonomy of living things
  3. 3. 07/29/14 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY3 Which of these are animals?
  4. 4. 07/29/14 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY4 Which of these are animals?
  5. 5. 07/29/14 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY5 Which of these are animals? fungus plant protist
  6. 6. 07/29/14 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY6 eubacteria archaea eukarya Domains of Life Eukaryotic Kingdoms plants animals fungi protists
  7. 7. 07/29/14 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY7 invertebrates Animal Kingdom Invertebrate Phyla verts sponges coral/ jellies worms (3) molluscs echinoderms arthropods
  8. 8. 07/29/14 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY8 Where can I find invertebrates? • In the wild - go to a local pond or coastal area • Seafood market - live crabs, crawfish, and shrimp are often available • Pet store - hermit crabs, snails, anemones are cheap and easy to maintain • Universities - many labs donate organisms they’ve caught when they are done with them • Catalog - Carolina Biological http://www.carolina.com or Gulf Specimen Marine Supply http://www.gulfspecimen.org
  9. 9. 07/29/14 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY9 Investigating Louisiana Pond Life
  10. 10. 07/29/14 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY10 Pond Water Collection Tips • Look for signs of life (plants and animals) • Collect water using a ladle or disposable container, making sure to get some sediment from the bottom • Use tongs to collect aquatic plants - look for algae and floating or rooted plants • Don’t leave your container sealed with a lid for long - give your organisms light and air

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