Classification Grouping Living Things Classification: grouping things together using a set of rules
Grouping <ul><li>group by similarities and differences </li></ul><ul><li>scientists classify to make things easier to find...
Kingdom <ul><li>Kingdom: the largest group into which living things can be classified </li></ul><ul><ul><li>moneran: one c...
Smaller Groups <ul><li>characteristics used to make smaller and smaller groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>each smaller group ha...
Summary <ul><li>scientists organize living things to make studying and discussing them easier </li></ul><ul><li>all living...
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ChapA1.1

  1. 1. Classification Grouping Living Things Classification: grouping things together using a set of rules
  2. 2. Grouping <ul><li>group by similarities and differences </li></ul><ul><li>scientists classify to make things easier to find and share info </li></ul><ul><li>all living things can be classified into one of five kingdoms </li></ul>
  3. 3. Kingdom <ul><li>Kingdom: the largest group into which living things can be classified </li></ul><ul><ul><li>moneran: one celled and no nucleus - bacterium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>protist: one celled and has a nucleus - paramecia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>fungi: most are many celled, have a nuclei, look like plants, but cannot make their own food - mushroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>plants and animals make up the other two kingdoms - grass, flowers, cats, and dogs </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Smaller Groups <ul><li>characteristics used to make smaller and smaller groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>each smaller group has a name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>most specific group has only 1 type of living thing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>name animals with labels of 2 smallest classification groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>genus - 2nd smallest group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>species - smallest group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>two names combined - cat: felis domesticus </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Summary <ul><li>scientists organize living things to make studying and discussing them easier </li></ul><ul><li>all living things are classified into one of five kingdoms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>moneran </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>protist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>fungi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>plants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>animals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>five kingdoms divided into small groups </li></ul>

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