Chordates: Features, Groups & Characteristics

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Why are the Tunicates, Cephalochordates, and Craniates all in the Chordata phylum?

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1. The four connecting features of the phylum Chordata include which of the following?

2. Which of the sub-phyla in Chordata have no brain(s)?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz will assess what you know about the characteristics of chordates. Topics for which you will be responsible include understanding what makes up the Chordata phylum and identifying its connecting features.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools will guide your practice of the following:

  • Determine the sub-phyla Chordata without any brains
  • Understand why classifying Chordata has been extremely complicated
  • Name what is lost in Tunicata adults

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will provide you with the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about classification of Chordata in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Tunicata and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as Cephalochordates and Craniates
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characteristics of Chordates

Additional Learning

Seeking more awareness of Chordate characteristics? Use this lesson named Chordates: Features, Groups & Characteristics for more information. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Define Phylum
  • Compare and contrast Vertebrates and Invertebrates
  • Recognize the Embryonic stage
  • Be able to identify lancelets
  • Explain Descendants
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