Questions:                                     Taxonomy WebquestPart A:•Linnaeus did not go to college tobecome a taxonomi...
History of Classification & TaxonomyFEBRUARY 2011	                                        BAUER/HANSON SCIENCE	            ...
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Taxonomy webquest

  1. 1. Questions: Taxonomy WebquestPart A:•Linnaeus did not go to college tobecome a taxonomist. What was heactually studying?•How did this lead him to his work inclassification and taxonomy?•Although Linnaeus gets credit for layingthe foundation for taxonomy andclassification, he could not have beensuccessful without the help of his studentsand peers. How does this demonstrate thenature of scientific discovery? •What was the title of Linnaeusbook on classification? •Linnaeus focused on theclassification of plants. Whatcharacteristic(s) did Linnaeus use toclassify plants? •How does the compare to thecharacteristics that are used today? Find your answer on the following website then create a newsletter with your findings •Compare and contrast theclassification system used by Linnaeus tothe classification system that we use now. Directions: view=all&IDNumber=2098 & http:// entomology.si.edu/StaffPages/furthd.htm •Describe at least two problems that PART A: Copy paste the link, http://resulted from the naming system used w w w. u c m p . b e r k e l e y. e d u / h i s t o r y / into your address bar. Read theprior to Linnaeus. linnaeus.html l into your address bar. Read information about Insect Classification and the information about Linnaeus. Next Diversity. Next answer the questions on the •What do we mean by the term answer the questions on the left side. left side. Respond to questions in a form ofbinomial nomenclature? Respond to questions in a form of a short a short news article (story). You will use the news article (story). You will use the question as the title of the story and the •Name at least one way this is used answer is the body. Add images that support question as the title of the story and theoutside of the field of taxonomy. your answer. You will create your project answer is the body. Add images that support your answer. You will create your project using the application “Pages” and the •Linnaeus work was published using the application “Pages” and the newsletter templates. Select the templatebefore Darwin developed his theory of newsletter templates. Select the template that you like and start creating yournatural selection. How do you think that you like and start creating your newsletter.Linnaeus may have contributed toDarwin’s idea that species change over newsletter. You will be graded on the following:10time due to pressure within their Questions and Answers, Spelling andenvironment? Explain. Grammar, Supporting Image, and the newsletter feel. You will be graded on the following:11 Questions and Answers, Spelling and Grammar, Supporting Image, and the newsletter feel. PART B: Copy paste the link, http://biodiversity.georgetown .edu/ searchfiles/infosearch.cfm?
  2. 2. History of Classification & TaxonomyFEBRUARY 2011 BAUER/HANSON SCIENCE ISSUE ONE Linnaeus laid the foundation for taxonomy Carl Linnaeus Linnaeus did not go to Linnaeus gets the help of his students and peers. How does this college to become a demonstrate the nature of taxonomist, but was scientific discovery? It takes several studying? people to collaborate and discovery to learn. Scientific study Linnaeus was actually going to is collaboration. college to become a doctor. This is were he started to collect plants, which he What was the title of Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus, also know enjoyed very much. book on n as classification? Linnaeus’ book Carl von Linné or Carolus was called Systema Naturae. Linnaeus, is often called the Father of Taxonomy How did this lead him to his work in classification? A doctor at this time used Next question and plants as medicine. This lead continue. Linnaeus to go on several expeditions to collect species of plants. Linnaeus used this experience to form his own classification system Linnaeus-History of Classification & Classification is used in Classification is used in animals like the koi. Taxonomy to organize organisms

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