Classification of Living Things - Yola

Classification of Living Things - Yola

Classification of Living Things Cornell Note Taking Questions Key Terms Main Ideas

Answers Definitions Supporting Details/Pictures What is classification? Classification is the

grouping of living organisms according to similar structures and functions. What branch of science is classification? Taxonomy Who developed the 1

Classification System? st Aristotle developed the early classification system How did Aristotle group plants?

Aristotle grouped plants according to their sizes Shrub Bush Tree How did Aristotle group animals?

Aristotle grouped animals according to where they lived or spent most of their time Land Air Water Who developed the classification system we use today?

Carolus Linnaeus developed the modern classification system What are the 8 levels (Taxa) of the modern classification system? The 8 levels known as Taxa are : Order

Domain Family Kingdom Genus Phylum Species Class What are the 3 Domains? Arranged from the least complex to the most complex 1.Archae

2.Bacteria 3.Eukarya How are the taxa arranged? The Taxa are listed in order from the broadest to the most specific.

Human Classification How can we remember the 8 levels? Choose one ! Dear King Philip Came Over For Grape Soda. Dear King Philip Came Over For Green Skittles. Dear King Philip Came Over For Good Spaghetti. Dear King Philip Came Over For Good Soup.

How do we name organisms? Binomial Nomenclature Developed by Carolus Linnaeus What is Binomial Nomenclature?

Two-name system: First name is the organisms genus (Always Upper Case) Second name is the organisms species (Always Lower Case) Both are always Italicized or Underlined How do we identify organisms? Dichotomous Key (aka. Taxonomic Key) -paired statements that describe

the physical characteristics of different organisms Dichotomous Key

1a 1b 2 2a 2b 3a 3b 4a 4b

5a 5b Fruits occur singly ....................................................... Go to 3 Fruits occur in clusters of two or more ......................... Go to Fruits are round ....................................................... Grapes Fruits are elongate ................................................... Bananas Thick skin that separates easily from flesh .............Oranges Thin skin that adheres to flesh .............................. Go to 4 More than one seed per fruit ............................ Apples One seed per fruit ............................................ Go to 5 Skin covered with velvety hairs .................... Peaches

Skin smooth, without hairs ........................... Plums Use the key to identify the following: Alienus quadiegicus Alienus hairicus Alienus tritoothicus Alienus stripicus Alienus blobicus Alienus fuzzicus 1. 3.

5. 2. 4. 6. 1. 2. 3.

4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

10. 1. 4. 7. 2. 5. 8. 3. 6.

Number Your Paper from 1-8. Identify each Norn. Remember to add Norno as the 1st name. Homework: Create Your Own Dichotomous Key

Find a picture with five people/itmes in it. 2. Give each person/item a name 3. Create a dichotomous key to identify each person/item 4. Turn the picture and dichotomous key in 1.

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