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OMM 1 Basics of Life

7-1 OMM Lesson 1 - Life and Classification

a living thing that carries out life processes organism
the study of living things that are or were once living biology
study of classification taxonomy
name for an organsim with two words derived from Greek or Latin terms, represents the genus and species scientific name
first part of a scientific name genus
last part of a scientific name, also a group of similar organisms that share similar characteristics species
the highest level of classification with many members, greatest diversity (few characteristics in common) kingdom
What are the 5 characteristics of living things? 1. growth/development 2. response to stimuli 3. reproduction 4. use energy 5. made of cells
making new organisms of the same species reproduction
Levels of Classification Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species
Who developed the system of classification? Linnaeus
Which part of the scientific name is capitalized? First name only (ex. Panthera leo)
What if the scientific name is typed? should be in italics
What if the scientific name is handwritten should be underlined
What are the levels of organization in multicellular organisms? molecule (smallest) --> cell --> tissue --> organ --> organ system --> organism
Which kingdoms are eukaryotic? What does that mean? fungi, plant, animal and protists; eukaryotes have nuclei
Which kingdoms are prokaryotic? What does that mean? archaeabacteria and eubacteria; prokaryotes don't have nuclei
Created by: jenhaugen01