POPULATIONS AND ECOSYSTEMS. ORGANISM / INDIVIDUAL. Any living thing. ONE member of a species or population. EX: A deer, a rabbit, a bacteria, a tree, a flower, a mushroom, etc. POPULATION. A population is made up of all the organisms of the same species that live in an area at the same time.
The science of classifying all living things into seven major groups based on similarities of structure or origin
How do you remember the order?
As you go down the column, the defining characteristics of each subgroup become more and more similar.
The members of a kingdom are more diverse, and the members of a species are more similar.
If two organisms are in the same Order, they must be in the same Kingdom, Phylum, and Class.
Wakiewakie (rat kangaroo)
- a persons name
- last name first (genus)
- first name is lower case (species)
Now write your name!
Phylum- Class- Order- Family- Genus- Species-
Bart Simpson -a person’s name
Simpson Bart - last name (genus) first
Simpson bart -first name is lower case (species)
Simpsonus barti -add male endings to genus
Science of classifying all living things into seven major categories