Describe the characteristics of parasitic and nonparasitic organisms.
Explain how beneficial nematodes affect the environment.
Compare and contrast platyhelminths and mesozoans.
Discuss how parasites affect the spread of malaria.
Categorize arthropods by their common characteristics.
Lophophorates and Deuterostomes
Differentiate between hemichordates and nonvertebrate chordates.
Formulate a research strategy related to invertebrates.
Unicellular and Primitive Multicellular Animals
Describe the roles water and air play in the lives of invertebrates.
Compare invertebrate classification systems.
Identify traits of sponges and placozoans.
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