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Science #1


Taxonomy The scientific study of how living things are classified
Binomial Nomenclature The two part name scientists give organisms
Dichotomous Key Identification aid that uses sequential pairs of descriptive statments
Genus The first part of an organism's name
Carolus Linnaeus The Swedish scientist that expanded Aristotle's ideas on classification
Subgroups Smaller groups of organisms that shared other similarites
Species The second part of an organism's name
Aristotle The first scientist to develop a classification system
What did Linnaeus devise? A naming system
What are the 7 levels of classification? Kingdom,Phylum,Class,Order,Family,Genus.Species
Are all fungi heterotrophs or autotrophs? heterotrophs
What is the broadest level of classification out of the 8? Domain
Classification The processes of grouping things based on their similarities
How did Aristotle classify organisms? By how they moved
What is the smallest classification level? Species
What does a species name often describe? Distinct features of the organism
How many kingdoms are there? Six Kingdoms
Created by: Lecia