Pokemon Project

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Biology explained through the magic and accuracy of pokemon! (Awesome!)

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  • 08/18/09
  • 08/18/09
  • 08/18/09
  • Pokemon Project

    1. 1. Scott Friedlander (period 5) Michael Lanterman (period 2) Thomas Tran (period 5)
    2. 2. Purpose <ul><li>To experience the classification process </li></ul><ul><li>To express simpler ideas of evolution </li></ul><ul><li>To teach biological encounters in fictional work, such as pok é mon </li></ul>
    3. 3. Materials <ul><li>Pokemon cards </li></ul><ul><li>Pokemon game (with completed, or partially completed pokedex) </li></ul><ul><li>Pokemon poster </li></ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Biology text </li></ul>
    4. 4. Pok é mon Nomenclature <ul><li>The animal or object resembled by a pok é mon, or “Pocket Monster” is generally given a name based on its similar appearance to things or organisms in real life. </li></ul>Magnemite (Magnet) Examples Arcanine (Canine)
    5. 5. Environmental Niche Grassy/Open Fields Mountain Regions/Caves Fresh Water/Ocean Heated Areas
    6. 6. <ul><li>Pok é mon Evolutionary Tree </li></ul>116- 119, 129, 130, 138, 139 16-18, 21, 22, 54, 55, 83-85, 144-146 4-9, 23, 24, 29-34, 126 140, 141, 147-149 1-3, 19, 20, 38-42, 52, 53, 56-59, 63-68, 77-80 86, 87, 104-108, 115, 122, 124, 125, 128, 133-136, 143, 150 60 -62 10-15, 46-49, 123, 127 43-45, 69-71, 102, 103
    7. 7. 124 122 66, 67, 68 107 106 63, 64, 65 56, 57 125 Evolutionary Tree Of Mr. Mime and Jynx
    8. 8. Analogous Structures <ul><li>The wings of… </li></ul><ul><li> Aerodactyl Venomoth Pidgey Zubat </li></ul>Analogous structures are structures with same or similar functions (in this case, wings) but evolved separately.
    9. 9. Homologous Structures <ul><li>Machop’s Arm Dewgong’s Flipper </li></ul><ul><li>Eevee’s Leg Golbat’s Wing </li></ul>Variations on a structural theme present in a common ancestor.
    10. 10. Cladogram #1 Breaths Fire Growlithe Has Claws/Talons Magmar Has Wings Charizard Moltres Legendary
    11. 11. Cladogram #2 Uses Camouflage Vileplume Is Basic (not evolved) Voltorb Magneton Found in Caves/Mountains Geodude Uses Rock Based Attacks
    12. 12. Hierarchical Classification of Pok é mon Animalia Chordata Mammalia Carnivora Felidae Panthera Persian Plantae Magnoliphyta Liliopsida Arecales Arecaceae (Can’t be specified) Exeggutor Animalia Chordata Aves Anseriformes Anatidea (Can’t be specified) Psyduck Animalia Arthropada Insecta Lepidoptera Pierdae Pieris Butterfree
    13. 13. Animalia Chordata Mammalia Pyschic Psi Pok émon Evolution Alakazam Animalia Mollusc Crustacea Water/Rock Shellfish Pokmon Basic Kabuto Animalia Chordata Mammalia Electric Mouse Pokemon Basic Pikachu Animalia Chordata Aves Ice/Flying Freeze Pokemon Legendary Articuno
    14. 14. Animalia Chordata Mammalia Normal Parent Pokmon Basic Kangaskhan Animalia Arthropoda Insecta Bug/Poison Poison Bee Pok émon Evolution Beedrill Animalia Chordata Aves Norma/Flying Twin Bird Pokemon Basic Doduo Animalia Chordata Mammalia Normal Fairy Pokemon Basic Clefairy
    15. 15. Pok é mon Misconceptions <ul><li>Evolution </li></ul><ul><li>Cloning Fossils </li></ul><ul><li>Cloning Mewtwo from Mew </li></ul><ul><li>Ditto and Matter </li></ul>
    16. 16. Timeline <ul><li>First Two Weeks: Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Next Two Weeks: Work on Power Point/Hard Copy </li></ul><ul><li>Last Week: Touch-ups/Editing </li></ul>
    17. 18. Suggestions to Future Groups <ul><li>Think of ideas to add before starting the power point </li></ul><ul><li>Study a little bit on pok émon </li></ul><ul><li>Be careful as to what sounds/images are in the presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Try to have this project done within a week before due, as many changes and edits will likely be made </li></ul>
    18. 19. Contact Information <ul><li>www.serebii.net/ pokedex -dp/ </li></ul><ul><li>Nintendo.com </li></ul>
    19. 20. Special Thanks <ul><li>Nintendo </li></ul><ul><li>Satoshi Tajiri </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Schuster </li></ul><ul><li>Special No Thanks: </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Lanterman </li></ul>
    20. 21. Goodbye AP Biology <ul><li>Thomas Tran Michael Lanterman Scott Friedlander </li></ul>From the seniors: Good luck next year juniors!

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