Why Do We Classify In Science

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Why Do We Classify In Science

  1. 1. Why do we classify in science?<br />The ones who started it… <br /><ul><li>The first scientists ever to classify were Lewis and Clark.
  2. 2. They described hundreds of plants and animals in order to classify them.
  3. 3. To classify means to put things into groups. </li></ul>Reasons to Classify <br /><ul><li>Classifications systems make communication in science easier by having just one name for each organism.
  4. 4. It also helps to organize information about organisms and their needs.
  5. 5. Keeps scientist from giving two different names to an organism.</li></ul>Understanding Classification Systems <br /><ul><li>A classification system lists organisms in a series of groups.
  6. 6. Kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus and species.
  7. 7. These are archaebacteria, eubacteria, protest, fungi, plants and animals.
  8. 8. The highest classification is kingdom.
  9. 9. It’s the most general group, and consists of six subgroups.
  10. 10. The lowest level is called specie.
  11. 11. A particular type of genus.</li></ul>Human Classification <br />Kingdom ->Animalia<br />Phylum -> Chordata<br />Class -> Mammalia<br />Order -> Primates<br />Family ->Hominidae<br />Genus -> Homo<br />Specie -> Homo Sapiens <br />Questions:<br /><ul><li>Who were the first scientists to classify organism?
  12. 12. What Kingdom does the humans belong to?
  13. 13. What is the lowest level of the classification system called?
  14. 14. How many subgroups are inside of the kingdom level?
  15. 15. In your opinion which is the MOST important reason to classify?

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