CIENCIAS DE LA NATURALEZA 1º DE E.S.O. PRIMER TRIMESTRE. FIRST TERM. Chapter 3: Life on Earth. http://www.ancientlifepublishing.com/. 3.4. CLASSIFICATION OF LIVING THINGS. 3.4. CLASSIFICATION OF LIVING THINGS. The Greek Aristotle developed the first classification system.
CIENCIAS DE LA NATURALEZA1º DE E.S.O.
Life on Earth
The Greek Aristotle developed the first classification system.
It was used for nearly 2000 years
Other attepms of classifying living things
The most important attemps of classifying living things are:
In your book, the five-kingdom system is used. We´ll use all of them, except that of Linnaeus, of course.
Carolus Linnaeus (1707-1778)
Systema naturae (1735)
The classification systems of both Aristotle and Linnaeus started with the same two groups: Plants and Animals. Linnaeus called these groups kingdoms. But, unlike Aristotle, Linnaeus divided kingdom into five levels: class, order, genus, species, and variety
How do scientists classify living things?
Sumerize it in your notebook
How do scientists name living things?
Each species is named by two words: The first indicating the Genus and the second the species to which it belongs