Vertebrate or Invertebrate Task Cards


Are you looking for a fun way to compare vertebrates and invertebrates? Students will love reviewing with these 28 Vertebrate or Invertebrate Task Cards! Makes a great science center, scoot activity, or review game. Digital and PDF versions of the task cards are included.


Vertebrate or Invertebrate Task Cards

Are you looking for a fun way to review vertebrates and invertebrates with your students? I’ve got you covered! Students will love reviewing with these Vertebrate or Invertebrate Task Cards!

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What will students do with these task cards?

For each task card, students will examine a picture of a living organism. Then, students will determine whether the living organism is a vertebrate or invertebrate.

What’s Included?

  • 28 Task cards
  • Student response worksheet
  • 1 Google Form
  • Answer key

How can I use these task cards?

  • Scoot
  • Science centers
  • Review game
  • Early finishers
  • Daily review at the start of a science lesson

Is a digital version included?

This Vertebrates or Invertebrates Task Cards resource includes BOTH a digital version and a PDF version. The digital version can be accessed through Google Forms and allows students to easily self-check their work. You can also use the Google Forms task cards to track student progress.

When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Forms. You’ll then share that file with your students.

What are other buyers saying about these task cards?

  • “This was a great way for students to review this topic.” (Ashley C.)
  • “Great resource!” (anonymous buyer)
  • “My students enjoyed this!” (Alyssa R.)

Don’t Miss Out!

These task cards are the perfect tool for reviewing vertebrates and invertebrates! In addition, they are low-prep and easy to use throughout the year. Your students will have a blast reviewing what they have learned or preparing for end of the year testing with these task cards!


Other Information:

I recommend printing these task cards in color and laminating so that they can easily be reused from year to year, although this is not necessary. These task cards also print and are easy to read in grayscale.

Check about my blog post all about task cards for games and activities you can play with these task cards!

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