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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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