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Classification

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Classification

  1. 1. Classification<br /><ul><li>Why we put organisms into groups
  2. 2. How we do this</li></li></ul><li>The 2 name (binomial) system<br />All organisms have 2 names – a name for the species and a name for a larger group called a genus. <br />Both names are in latin<br />So scientists all around the world understand<br />The genus name comes first, and starts with a capital<br />You underline the name ( in a book/ website it’s in italics)<br />EgHomo sapiens ( humans)<br />
  3. 3. Find some names for other organisms<br />Go to www.wikipedia.com<br />Type in:<br />Cat<br />Dog<br />wolf<br />Tiger<br />Lion<br />Any other organism<br />WRITE DOWN THE LATIN NAMES FOR GENUS AND SPECIES.<br />What do you notice about the tiger and the lion?<br />What do you notice about the wolf and the dog? What does this tell you?<br />
  4. 4. 5 Kingdoms<br />These are the largest groups of organisms:<br />Animals<br />Plants<br />Fungi<br />Bacteria<br />protists<br />

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