Branches of Biology A look at Biology’s family tree
Do you know? <ul><li>Biology started branching out and until now, its family tree just keeps on growing! </li></ul>
Are you familiar with any of the family members? <ul><li>Paleontology  7. Entomology </li></ul><ul><li>Genetics  8. Phycol...
Do you know? <ul><li>The names of the different branches of Biology have Greek or Latin origins. </li></ul><ul><li>Example...
Try it! <ul><li>In your notebook:  </li></ul><ul><li>1. Create 3 columns.  </li></ul>Branch Origin Meaning
Check out the Greek/Latin origins below <ul><li>Logus – study of </li></ul><ul><li>Genetikos – origin </li></ul><ul><li>Bo...
See if you got them right… <ul><li>Paleontology – study of fossils </li></ul><ul><li>Genetics – study of heredity </li></u...
See if you got them right… <ul><li>7. Entomology – study of insects </li></ul><ul><li>8. Phycology – study of algae </li><...
Assignment:  <ul><li>Research and add 5 more to the branches of Biology. Include its etymology and their descriptions. (in...
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Branches Of Biology

  1. 1. Branches of Biology A look at Biology’s family tree
  2. 2. Do you know? <ul><li>Biology started branching out and until now, its family tree just keeps on growing! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Are you familiar with any of the family members? <ul><li>Paleontology 7. Entomology </li></ul><ul><li>Genetics 8. Phycology </li></ul><ul><li>Ecology 9. Cytology </li></ul><ul><li>Zoology 10. Ornithology </li></ul><ul><li>Botany 11. Physiology </li></ul><ul><li>Pathology 12. Herpetology </li></ul><ul><li>13. Morphology </li></ul>
  4. 4. Do you know? <ul><li>The names of the different branches of Biology have Greek or Latin origins. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>Bio (living organisms) + logus (study of) </li></ul><ul><li>Biology = study of living organism </li></ul>
  5. 5. Try it! <ul><li>In your notebook: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Create 3 columns. </li></ul>Branch Origin Meaning
  6. 6. Check out the Greek/Latin origins below <ul><li>Logus – study of </li></ul><ul><li>Genetikos – origin </li></ul><ul><li>Botanikos – of herbs </li></ul><ul><li>Oikos – habitat </li></ul><ul><li>Cyto - cell </li></ul><ul><li>Palaios – ancient </li></ul><ul><li>Morphos - shape </li></ul><ul><li>Ornith – bird </li></ul><ul><li>Zoion – animal </li></ul><ul><li>Physis – nature </li></ul><ul><li>Pathos – suffering </li></ul><ul><li>Herpeto – reptile </li></ul><ul><li>Entomon – insect </li></ul><ul><li>Phyco – seaweed/algae </li></ul>
  7. 7. See if you got them right… <ul><li>Paleontology – study of fossils </li></ul><ul><li>Genetics – study of heredity </li></ul><ul><li>Ecology – study of ecosystem </li></ul><ul><li>Zoology – study of animals </li></ul><ul><li>Botany – study of plants </li></ul><ul><li>Pathology – study of diseases </li></ul>
  8. 8. See if you got them right… <ul><li>7. Entomology – study of insects </li></ul><ul><li>8. Phycology – study of algae </li></ul><ul><li>9. Cytology – study of cells </li></ul><ul><li>10. Ornithology – study of birds </li></ul><ul><li>11. Physiology – study of the normal functions of the body </li></ul><ul><li>12. Herpetology – study of reptiles </li></ul><ul><li>13. Morphology – study of forms and structures of living organisms </li></ul>
  9. 9. Assignment: <ul><li>Research and add 5 more to the branches of Biology. Include its etymology and their descriptions. (individual) </li></ul><ul><li>Bring a picture of the lab group’s assigned animal and research about it. Note: The group’s grade depends on the output of each group members. </li></ul><ul><li>Bring also: cartolina, construction papers, glue/paste, scissors, art materials, markers </li></ul><ul><li>Have your quizzes signed by your parents. </li></ul>

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