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Unit 3A

Unit 3A-Classification

What do we call living things made up of only one cell? unicellular
What are things that have all of the characteristics of life? organisms
What is it called when living things maintain a stable environment? homeostasis
What is it when living things increase in cell size or cell number? growth
What is NOT a characteristic of all living things? breathing
To _____________ is to group ideas, information, or objects based on similarities. classify
Who created a better system based on similarities in body structures and systems, size, shape, color, and methods of obtaining food? Carolus Linnaeus
Who came up with the 5 kingdoms of classification in the 1960's? Whittaker
What do we call Linnaeus' system for classification that gave every organism a two-word name? binomial nomenclature
What is the correct order of taxonomy? domain, kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species
How many domains do we currently use? 3
What are the current kingdoms used for classification? Eubacteria, Archaebacteria, protists, fungi, plant, and animal
What can be identified using a dichotomous key? any living organism
Who is known as the "father of classification"? Linnaeus
Where do we get the first word of a scientific name? the genus
What is not used to classify organisms? age
What can scientist use to determine the name of an unknown organism? a dichotomous key
What two words make up the binomial nomenclature? genus and species
What do we call the branched diagram that shows the relationships among organisms, including common ancestors? cladogram
Eubacteria and Archaebacteria do not have an organized nucleus or organelles, they are ____________. prokaryotic
What do protist, fungi, plants, and animals all have in common? they are all eukaryotic
Which kingdoms do not have unicellular organisms? plants and animals
Which kingdom does paramecium belong to? protist
Created by: Tabatha Walker