Classification of
Animals

EVS-Class V
Classification of Animals

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Classifying Living Things
 We put livings things into two large
groups:
Animals

Plants

EVS-Class V
Classification of ...
Animals
 Animals are spilt into two major
groups:
 Vertebrateshave a backbone

 Invertebrates:
Do not have a backbone...
Vertebrates
 These are animals with a backbone.
 There are five groups of vertebrates:
Fish
Amphibians
Reptiles
Bird...
Fish
 Are cold-blooded.
 Live in water
 Lay eggs (but some
do give birth to live
young).
 Have a moist skin
covered in...
Amphibians
 Are cold-blooded.
 Lay eggs.
 Have a smooth, moist
skin.
 Are able to live on
land as well as in the
water...
Reptiles
 Are cold-blooded.
 Lay eggs.
 Have a dry skin
covered with
scales.

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Classification of Animals

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Birds
 Have feathers and
hollow bones
 Lay hard shelled
eggs
 Warm blooded

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Classification of Animals

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Mammals
 Have hair and
produce milk
 Give birth to live
offspring (no eggs)
 Warm blooded

EVS-Class V
Classification o...
Check your understanding
 To which class of vertebrates do the
given animals belong?
A

B

C

D

EVS-Class V
Classificati...
E

F

G

H

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Classification of Animals

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Invertebrates
 These are animals without a backbone
 They breathe through their skin and
reproduce by laying eggs.
 The...
Worms
 Have round or flat bodies
 Generally have bodies divided into
segments
 Breathe through their skin

EVS-Class V
...
Molluscs
 Crawl on a single
fleshy pad.
 Breathe through
their skin
 Can have a shell

EVS-Class V
Classification of An...
Arthropods
 Have lots of legs and segmented
bodies.
 There are four group of arthropods:
 Spiders
Centipedes & Millipe...
Spiders
 Have four pairs of
legs.
 Have bodies
divided into two
sections

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Classification of Animals

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Centipedes & Millipedes
 Have long thin
bodies and pairs of
legs on each of
their many body
sections

EVS-Class V
Classif...
Crustacean
 Have five-seven
pairs of legs
 Bodies covered
in shell

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Classification of Animals

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Insects
 Have three pairs of
legs
 Bodies divided into
three sections
 Often have wings

EVS-Class V
Classification of ...
Invertebrates

Worms

Molluscs

EVS-Class V
Classification of Animals

Arthropods

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Check your understanding
A

 Classify the animals as vertebrates
and invertebrates. B

C

D

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Classification o...
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Classification of Animals

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Vertebrates and invertebrates

  1. 1. Classification of Animals EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 1
  2. 2. Classifying Living Things  We put livings things into two large groups: Animals Plants EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 2
  3. 3. Animals  Animals are spilt into two major groups:  Vertebrateshave a backbone  Invertebrates: Do not have a backbone EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 3
  4. 4. Vertebrates  These are animals with a backbone.  There are five groups of vertebrates: Fish Amphibians Reptiles Birds Mammals EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 4
  5. 5. Fish  Are cold-blooded.  Live in water  Lay eggs (but some do give birth to live young).  Have a moist skin covered in scales.  Breathe through gills. EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 5
  6. 6. Amphibians  Are cold-blooded.  Lay eggs.  Have a smooth, moist skin.  Are able to live on land as well as in the water. EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 6
  7. 7. Reptiles  Are cold-blooded.  Lay eggs.  Have a dry skin covered with scales. EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 7
  8. 8. Birds  Have feathers and hollow bones  Lay hard shelled eggs  Warm blooded EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 8
  9. 9. Mammals  Have hair and produce milk  Give birth to live offspring (no eggs)  Warm blooded EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 9
  10. 10. Check your understanding  To which class of vertebrates do the given animals belong? A B C D EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 10
  11. 11. E F G H EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 11
  12. 12. Invertebrates  These are animals without a backbone  They breathe through their skin and reproduce by laying eggs.  There are three broad groups of invertebrates Worms Molluscs Arthropods EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 12
  13. 13. Worms  Have round or flat bodies  Generally have bodies divided into segments  Breathe through their skin EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 13
  14. 14. Molluscs  Crawl on a single fleshy pad.  Breathe through their skin  Can have a shell EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 14
  15. 15. Arthropods  Have lots of legs and segmented bodies.  There are four group of arthropods:  Spiders Centipedes & Millipedes Crustaceans Insects EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 15
  16. 16. Spiders  Have four pairs of legs.  Have bodies divided into two sections EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 16
  17. 17. Centipedes & Millipedes  Have long thin bodies and pairs of legs on each of their many body sections EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 17
  18. 18. Crustacean  Have five-seven pairs of legs  Bodies covered in shell EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 18
  19. 19. Insects  Have three pairs of legs  Bodies divided into three sections  Often have wings EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 19
  20. 20. Invertebrates Worms Molluscs EVS-Class V Classification of Animals Arthropods 20
  21. 21. Check your understanding A  Classify the animals as vertebrates and invertebrates. B C D EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 21
  22. 22. EVS-Class V Classification of Animals 22

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