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Classifying Organisms Review 1.2 A

  1. 1. Name ____________________________ Date ____________________ Class ____________ Living Things ■ Review and Reinforce Classifying Organisms Understanding Main Ideas Complete the table below. Then answer the following questions in the space provided. Living Things Scientist Contributions to Modern Classification Carolus Linnaeus Charles Darwin 1. Describe the modern system of classification. ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ Building Vocabulary Match each term with its definition by writing the letter of the correct definition in the right column on the line beside the term in the left column. ____ 2. classification a. naming system developed by Carolus Linnaeus ____ 3. binomial nomenclature b. process of grouping things based on their similarities ____ 4. evolution c. first word in an organism’s scientific name ____ 5. genus d. theory that species can gradually change over time ____ 6. species e. a group of organisms that can mate and produce offspring that can also mate and reproduce ____ 7. taxonomy f. the scientific study of how things are classified © Pearson Education, Inc., publishing as Pearson Prentice Hall. All rights reserved.

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