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					Chapter 9 – Classification pages 222-237

Section 1

Objectives:

     •   Explain why and how organisms are classified.

     •   List the eight levels of classification.

     •   Explain scientific names.

     •   Describe how dichotomous keys help in identifying organisms.

Section Notes

The division of organisms into groups or classes based on characteristics is ____________________.

The science of describing, classifying, and naming organisms is ______________________.

The eight levels of classification are

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

Make up a mnemonic to remember the levels of classification.




A scientific name is always…



The first part of a species’ name is the ______________________.
The second part of the name is the ______________________.



What is a dichotomous key?



A dichotomous key tells you the identity of an organism.




What happens when unique organisms are discovered?

Section 2 Notes

Objectives:

    •   Explain how classification developed as greater numbers of organisms became known.

    •   Describe the three domains.

    •   Describe four kingdoms in the domain Eukarya




Organisms are classified by their __________________________.



Why are new classification categories added?



What are the two Kingdoms of Bacteria?

Describe the Domain Archaea.




Describe the Domain Bacteria.

What Kingdoms are in the Domain Eukarya?



Give examples of members of the Kingdom Protista.
Give examples of the kingdom Fungi.

Give examples of members of the kingdom Plantae.

Give examples of members of the kingdom animalia.

What is a simple animal and give an example.



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