Flora of North America - The Outreach Resources

From Curiosity Cabinet to Museum Collection

 


Classroom Worksheet 1: Labeling and classifying specimens

Collector’s name __________________________  Specimen number _______________

Place collected ____________________________  Date collected _________________

Common name/description ________________________________________________

The object is a natural object / man-made object / scientific instrument (circle one).

Was the natural object once living? _________

If so, what kingdom does it belong to? _______________________________________

What is its scientific name? ___________________________________________

If not, how would you classify the object? _____________________________________

Collector’s name __________________________  Specimen number _______________

Place collected ____________________________  Date collected _________________

Common name/description ________________________________________________

The object is a natural object / man-made object / scientific instrument (circle one).

Was the natural object once living? ________ 

If so, what kingdom does it belong to? _______________________________________

What is its scientific name? ___________________________________________

If not, how would you classify the object? _____________________________________

Collector’s name __________________________  Specimen number _______________

Place collected ____________________________  Date collected _________________

Common name/description ________________________________________________

The object is a natural object / man-made object / scientific instrument (circle one).

Was the natural object once living? ________ 

If so, what kingdom does it belong to? _______________________________________

What is its scientific name? ___________________________________________

If not, how would you classify the object? _____________________________________