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Zoology Chapter 1 . Ms. Cox 2006-2007. What is Zoology?. The study of Animals. It is a subset of the broad discipline of biology. Biology is the study of life. Let’s create a concept map of what we think we will study in Zoology. Zoology covers?.

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Zoology chapter 1

ZoologyChapter 1

Ms. Cox

2006-2007


What is zoology

What is Zoology?

  • The study of Animals.

  • It is a subset of the broad discipline of biology.

  • Biology is the study of life.

  • Let’s create a concept map of what we think we will study in Zoology.


Zoology covers

Zoology covers?

  • Entomology (the study of insects) to Ornithology (the study of birds)

  • Animals are intimately linked to their environments. Ecology is the study of this relationship.


How is zoology structured

How is Zoology Structured?

  • The current system was developed by Karl von Linne.

  • It is binomial nomenclature.

  • Everything is given a name, consisting of a genus and a species.


Taxonomy the science of classifying plants and animals

Taxonomy- the science of classifying plants and animals

  • Kingdom

  • Phylum

  • Class

  • Order

  • Family

  • Genus

  • Species


Biodiversity

Biodiversity

  • The fact that there are millions of variations among the plants and animal of the world.

  • Population of Geneva County in 2005

  • 25,735 people, imagine if we were all the same. Yuck. http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/01/01061.html


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