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Classification of animals Classification of animals Presentation Transcript

  • ClassificationClassificationGrouping & IdentifyingGrouping & IdentifyingLiving ThingsLiving ThingsThis Powerpoint is hosted on www.worldofteaching.comPlease visit for 100’s more free powerpoints
  • Why classify?Why classify?Think of three examples where weThink of three examples where wegroup things.group things.Why do we group these things?Why do we group these things?
  • Classifying Living ThingsClassifying Living ThingsWe put livings things into two largeWe put livings things into two largegroups:groups:AnimalsAnimalsPlantsPlants
  • AnimalsAnimalsAnimals are spilt into two majorAnimals are spilt into two majorgroups:groups:VertebratesVertebratesInvertebratesInvertebrates
  • VertebratesVertebratesThese are animals with a backbone.These are animals with a backbone.There are five groups of vertebrates:There are five groups of vertebrates:AmphibiansAmphibiansBirdsBirdsFishFishMammalsMammalsReptilesReptiles
  • AmphibiansAmphibians Have moist skinHave moist skin Lay jelly coatedLay jelly coatedeggs in watereggs in water Lives on land andLives on land andwaterwater
  • BirdsBirdsHave feathers andHave feathers andhollow boneshollow bonesLay hard shelledLay hard shelledeggseggsWarm bloodedWarm blooded
  • FishFishHave wet scalesHave wet scalesLays eggs inLays eggs inwaterwaterLives in waterLives in water
  • MammalsMammalsHave hair andHave hair andproduce milkproduce milkGive birth to liveGive birth to liveoffspring (no eggs)offspring (no eggs)Warm bloodedWarm blooded
  • ReptilesReptilesHave dry scalesHave dry scalesLay leatheryLay leatheryshelled eggsshelled eggsCold bloodedCold blooded
  • Summary of VertebratesSummary of Vertebrates
  • InvertebratesInvertebrates These are animals without a backboneThese are animals without a backbone There are eight groups of invertebratesThere are eight groups of invertebrates MolluscsMolluscs FlatwormsFlatworms AnnelidsAnnelids RoundwormsRoundworms SpongesSponges EchinodermsEchinoderms CnidariansCnidarians ArthropodsArthropods
  • MolluscsMolluscs Crawl on a singleCrawl on a singlefleshy pad.fleshy pad. Can have a shellCan have a shell
  • FlatwormsFlatwormsHave flat wormHave flat wormlike bodieslike bodies
  • AnnelidsAnnelidsHave round wormHave round wormlike bodieslike bodiesHave bodiesHave bodiesdivided intodivided intosegmentssegments
  • RoundwormsRoundwormsHave long thinHave long thinround worm likeround worm likebodiesbodiesHave bodies withHave bodies withno segmentsno segments
  • SpongesSpongesHave bodiesHave bodiesmade of looselymade of looselyjoined cellsjoined cells
  • EchinodermsEchinodermsHave bodies dividedHave bodies dividedinto five partsinto five partsHave spiny outerHave spiny outercoveringcovering
  • CnidariansCnidariansHave thin sackHave thin sacklike bodieslike bodiesHave tentaclesHave tentacles
  • ArthropodsArthropodsHave lots of legs and segmentedHave lots of legs and segmentedbodies.bodies.There are four group of arthropods:There are four group of arthropods: ArachnidsArachnidsCentipedes & MillipedesCentipedes & MillipedesCrustaceansCrustaceansInsectsInsects
  • Arthropods - ArachnidArthropods - ArachnidHave four pairs ofHave four pairs oflegs.legs.Have bodiesHave bodiesdivided into twodivided into twosectionssections
  • Arthropods – CentipedesArthropods – Centipedes& Millipedes& MillipedesHave long thinHave long thinbodies and pairs ofbodies and pairs oflegs on each oflegs on each oftheir many bodytheir many bodysectionssections
  • Arthropods - CrustaceanArthropods - CrustaceanHave five-sevenHave five-sevenpairs of legspairs of legsFirst pair oftenFirst pair oftenused as pincersused as pincersBodies coveredBodies coveredin shellin shell
  • Arthropods - InsectsArthropods - InsectsHave three pairs ofHave three pairs oflegslegsBodies divided intoBodies divided intothree sectionsthree sectionsOften have wingsOften have wings