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Classification of Living Things Diversity of Life
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What is classification? Classification is the grouping of things according to characteristics The science of classifying organisms is known as taxonomy
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Early classification systems Aristotle grouped animals according to the way they moved John Ray was the first to use the term “species”
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Binomial Nomenclature Developed by Linnaeus Two-name system Each organism has a genus and a species name First name (genus); second name (species)
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What is a scientific name? Combination of the genus and species name of an organism Scientific names of organisms are always
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Unformatted text preview: italicized or underlined: (Genus is capitalized; Questions What is classification? Why is classifying living things important? What is taxonomy? Describe binomial nomenclature. Questions Who developed a system for naming living organisms? For what is John Ray known? What is a scientific name of an organism and how is Seven classification groups of living things Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family Genus Species Questions What are the seven classification groups? K ings P lay C ards O n F at G reen S tools...
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