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Science Vocabulary

8th science or biology vocabulary about animal

Scientific name name of a species formed by 2 terms Genus + species
Herbivore an animal that eats only plants. Example: deer, cow, rabbit, worms
Carnivore an animal that eats other animals (meat) Example: wolf, lion, bird, spider
Carolus Linneus a man known as the father of classification
Heterotroph cannot produce their own food and must eat other organisms to live Ex: Fungi, humans
Cladogram a diagram showing how organisms are related based on shared derived characteristics
Extinct all members of a species disappear from earth
Autotroph ("producer") an organism that produces complex organic compounds (like fats), from simple substances present in its surroundings, using energy from light (photosynthesis)
Autotroph example algae, plants, bacteria
Homologous structures similar structures that related species have inherited from a common ancestor
Taxonomy the scientific study of how living things are classified
Producer an organism that can make its own food
Omnivore consumers that eat both plants and animals Example: Humans, bears, pigs