Directions: Complete BOTH Part A and Part B of this discussion.
Part A: Using CH 23, please answer the question “What is an animal?” and then select one phyla discussed in this chapter to investigate. In your post, please discuss 2-3 important features of the phyla you select, identify an organism within this phyla, and you can earn 2 bonus points for submitting a picture of the organism taken by you (please include an index card with the date and your signature to ensure that you have taken the picture). Please review the organisms selected by your classmates, and try to choose a unique organism.
Part B: Using CH 24 as a reference, please describe 2 characteristics of plants, choose one type of plant (nonvascular plants, seedless vascular, or seeded vascular) and discuss the unique features of this type of plant. You can earn 2 bonus points for submitting a picture of a plant that falls under the type of plant you have selected. Simply include a picture of the plant that includes an index card in the shot with the date and your signature to ensure that you have taken the picture).