Living Systems. Chapter Three: Classifying Living Things. 3.1 Types of Living Things 3.2 Dichotomous Keys. 3.1 Types of living things. Living things are classified by similar characteristics. Each different type of organism is called a species .
All of the same kind of dust mite are members of a single species.
Animalia3.1 Classifying life
Members of the Kingdom Protista are called protists.
Protists are an odd group of organisms because they have many different characteristics.
Fungi are important because they break down rotting things and return the nutrients to the soil.
Kingdom Fungi includes the fungi, mushrooms, molds, and yeasts.
The Kingdom Plantae is made up of multicellular organisms whose cells have a nucleus.
In photosynthesis, plants convert energy from the sun and store it in the form of molecules.
Animals are multicellular organisms with cells that have a nucleus.
Beetles, worms, snakes, and birds are classified into the Kingdom Animalia.