Vertebrates and Invertebrates Worksheets

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Our free, printable vertebrates and invertebrates worksheets have what it takes to transform the young biologists' repertoire into one that's broadly creative, attractively diverse, and absolutely grand. Make your science lessons super-fun by including pdf exercises that range from identifying vertebrates to recognizing invertebrates to comparing and contrasting vertebrates and invertebrates. Explore how the cut and glue activity beautifully combines science and art so the child remains artistically engaged while being scientifically educated.

Our worksheets on vertebrates and invertebrates are ideal for grade 2 through grade 6.

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Recognizing Vertebrates

The lion is a true-blue vertebrate through and through! Interestingly, only 7 of the total 15 animals here are vertebrates, so simply recall the definition and identify which is a vertebrate and which is not. Direct grade 2 and grade 3 kids to circle all instances of vertebrates.

Recognizing Vertebrates

Spotting Invertebrates

Let the 2nd grade and 3rd grade scientists come through loud and clear that a lobster has no backbone or a well-developed internal skeleton and therefore it is an invertebrate. Check the animals that are invertebrates in this worksheet.

Spotting Invertebrates

Classifying Animals into Vertebrates and Invertebrates

The multitude of animals, some vertebrates and some invertebrates, in this pdf from our vertebrates and invertebrates worksheets would be happy only if 3rd grade and 4th grade kids cut them, sort them correctly, and glue them where they are keen to be.

Classifying Animals into Vertebrates and Invertebrates

Comparing and Contrasting Vertebrates and Invertebrates

While all animals share certain characteristics, there are some features that are characteristic to vertebrates and more yet, there are some traits that distinguish invertebrates. Explore more in this printable vertebrates and invertebrates worksheet for grade 4 and grade 5 kids.

Comparing and Contrasting Vertebrates and Invertebrates

Classification of Animal Chart

Vertebrates are broadly classified into warm-blooded animals and cold-blooded animals, and into the former fall the mammals and birds. Amphibians and fish belong to the latter. Children in 5th grade and 6th grade study invertebrates up-close too.

Classification of Animal Chart