Invertebrates Lesson for Kids: Characteristics & Facts


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What is an invertebrate?

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1. The largest group of invertebrates is the arthropod group. What do all arthropods have in common?

2. Why do some mollusks have a shell?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you several questions about invertebrates. You'll be asked to know what an invertebrate is and understand how different types of invertebrates are similar.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked to:

  • Define invertebrate
  • Know what arthropods have in common
  • Understand why some mollusks have shells
  • Remember facts about invertebrates
  • Tell how a lobster and an octopus are similar

Skills Practiced

You'll practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about invertebrates to tell what arthropods have in common
  • Distinguishing differences - be able to tell the difference between true and false statements about invertebrates
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can define the term invertebrate

Additional Learning

Read the lesson, Invertebrates Lesson for Kids: Characteristics & Facts, for more facts about invertebrates. The lesson will help you:

  • Learn about different groups of invertebrates
  • Study the two largest groups and their characteristics
  • Review photos of some commonly known invertebrates