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classify
to arrange into groups
How does a good classification system help?
1.Generalization
2.It makes ino. about specefic organisms easier to organize and find.
Who made a new classification system?
Carolus Linnaeus
Species Plantarium

1753
plant classification
Systema Naturae

1758
animal classification
Linnaeus is known as?
the father of taxonomy
two important dates in Linneaus' life?
1774-suffers a strokw
1778-death
7 Steps of the Scientific Method
kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species
5 kingdoms
Kingdom Monera, Protista, Fungi, Plantea, Animilia
biblical kind
the grouping of organisms established by God
species
a group of similar organisms established by God
2 main characteristics of biblical kind
reproduce with other organisms in the kind

reproduce offspring that can also reproduce
Bionomial Nomenclature
a system of naming organisms
binomial
two
nomenclature
naming
reasons why linneaus chose latin
unchanging, descriptive, a root of many languages
Kingdom Monera
-largest kingdom
-tiniest known cells
-members of group are called monerans
-prokaryotic
prokaryotic
lack membranes around around the nucleus
key role of bacteria
decompose
protozoans
microscopic, unicellular, motile organisms
algea
every natural water supply contains some form of algea
photosynthesis
to make their own food
plants
most are green and nonmoving
zoology
the study of animals