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Classification of Living Things


1. Why Classify? To help make of the many kinds of living
things in the world.
2. The science of describing, naming, and
organisms.
3. Carolus Linnaeus Swedish scientist who founded .
4. System. Classification system developed by Linnaeus where all living
things were classified based on their .
5. The largest, groups. All living things in a
domain are sorted into . The 3 Domains you need to know are
, , and .
6. Prokaryotic Cell No . =
7. Eukaryotic Cell Has a . =
8. Domains that are Prokaryotic and
Domain that is Eukaryotic
9. The members of one kingdom are more like each other then they are
like the members of another kingdom. All living things in a kingdom are further sorted into phyla.
10. Four Main Kingdoms 1. 2. 3.
4.
11. The members of a phylum are sorted into classes.
12. Each class includes one or more orders.
13. Orders are separated into families.
14. Families are broken into genera.
15. Genera are sorted into species.
16. A group of organisms that are closely related and that can mate to
produce fertile offspring.
17. Cannot make for itself and must obtain food by
eating other organisms. ALL are heterotrophs.
18. Organism that food.
19. How biologists classify an animal: 3 Things 1. 2.
3.
20. Important structure for Classification: 1.
:no backbone. 95% 2. :backbone. 5%
21. Your Turn to Classify: For each organism, write the correct term in each column in the
table on the back. Yes, you can abbreviate the terms.
Organism Prokaryotic Multicellular Cell Autotroph Invertebr Plant,
Name or or Single Wall or or ate or Animal
Eukaryotic cellular No Cell Heterotroph Vertebrat ,
Wall e Fungus
or
Protist
Alligator
Anaconda
Beluga
Whale
Brown
Recluse
Thistle
Flower
Dart Frogs
Great White
Monarch
Toadstools
Pandas
Redwood
Tree
Tulips
Flat Worm
Platypus
Euglena
B.Ring
Octopus
Clover
Sea
Anemone
Rose
Tarantula
Mushroom
Box Jellyfish
Wisteria
Hummingbir
d
H. Whale
Screech Owl
Lichen
Vampire
Squid
Lion
Earthworm
Orca
Polar Bear
Sally
Lightfoot
Zebra
Dust Mite
Osprey
Cherry Tree
Narwhal
Scorpion
Lobster
Artic Fox
Snowy Owl
Hissing
Roach
Praying
Mantis
Cypress Tree
Manatee