Chapter 9, section 1 Review
Putting things into groups based on specific characteristics is called • Classification
The science of describing, classifying, and naming living things is called • Taxonomy
The 8 levels of classification are • Domain • Kingdom • Phylum • Class • Order • Family • Genus • Species
As you go toward speciesliving things share more or less common characteristics. • MORE
There are two parts to a scientific name: • The _________________ name, which is capitalized • Genus • The _________________ name, which is lowercase • Specific (species) Tyrannosaurusrex
The picture is called a • dichotomous key
Review • The biggest category in the scientific classification system is ___________________. • DOMAIN!
Review • Every living thing is classified into one of three ______________. • DOMAINS
Review • Scientific Names have ______ parts. • TWO!
Review • The science of describing, naming, and classifying organisms is called __________________________. • TAXONOMY!
Review • Which scientist founded modern taxonomy? • CAROLUS LINNEAUS
Review • The classification system is still growing. TRUE OR FALSE? • TRUE! SCIENTISTS ARE ALWAYS DISCOVERING AND CLASSIFYING NEW ORGANISMS.