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What is classification?
The organization of things into groups according to ways in which they are alike
What do scientists classify?
They classify many things such as:
~ rocks and minerals
~ Living organisms
~ stars and galaxies
How does classification helps scientists?
Classification makes it easier for scientists to keep track of the natural world.
How did Aristotle classified animals?
He classified animals by whether they were land, water, or air animals.
What is kingdom?
The most general level of the classification system.
What is Species?
The most specific level of classification.
What are the classification levels from the order of largest to smallest?
Kingdom, Phylum, class, order, family, genus, and species.