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Lesson 2 Classification

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Transcript of Lesson 2 Classification

Hello! You look
Confused! Can I help you?
"I heard I am suppose to have a name so people don't just holler at me saying "Hey Bear", but I don't know what type of Bear I even am according to Humans.
I can help you with that. Follow me and I will help you figure out your name!
Great! I will follow you anywhere. By the way I am starting to get hungry!
Classification
early systems
first developed by
broadened by
Aristotle
Plant
by habitat and morphology
Average Size/Structure
Limited
Evolutionary
relationships
Do not fit easily
into the categories
classified life as
Animals
classified as
Plants
classified as
system was
did not consider
and some organisms
Modern System
Binomial Nomenclature
2 Names
Scientific Name
Genus
Species
Capitalized
Lowercase
Carolus Linnaeus
basis for
called
meaning
making up the
1st
word
2nd
Word
Always
always
394-322 B.C
Animal
or
the study of form and function
The sharp claws of a bear help the bear dig and climb plus helps it kill prey
Also
RED BLOOD
3 main categories
herbs, shrubs, trees
click pictures to enlarge
Greek Philosopher
2000 + years ago
based on his views
thought species were:
distinct
Seperate
Unchanging
The idea that species were unchanging was widely accepted until Charles Darwin
Using Aristotles system of classifying animals, how would you classify this animal. It is flightless, but still a bird. Do you classify it as a Land animal, or Animal of the air?
You would have trouble using Aristoles system with this animal. It could go into both
Swedish
Naturalist
1707-1778
Formalized Aristotle's system into a scientific system
Observations
Morphology
(form and function)
Behavior
based off of latin or greek words
Similar to your first and last name
Typically in Latin
helps scientists use a common language that all know.
Your first name and last name tells the world about you
For example: My name John MacDonald means
John= "God is Gracious"
MacDonald=Scottish and tells people my Heritage in Scotland
"Son"
of
Donald "founding member of the Clan Donald family
Taxonomy
Biology
Identifying species
Naming Species
Classifying species
Domain= the broadest of all categories.
Either Eukarya (if have nucleus) or Archaea (no nucleus)
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Species
Kings
Play
Chess
On
Fancy
Green
Squares
Most General
( alot of organisms)
most specific
how to classify
a field of
responsible for
Domain: Archaea
Kingdom: Moneran
bacteria and viruses
Domain: Archaea
Kingdom:
Protista
Parameciums, Amoebas
Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom:
Fungi
Fungus/Mushrooms
Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom:
Plantae
Plants and trees
Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom:
Animalia
You, and every other animal
Genus
is the study of
Dichotomous Key
Field Guide
series of choices
Specific Characteristics
a
giving
based on
Uses a
So if you just give me your footprint we can use a Dichotomous key to figure out what you actually are!
Ok! Here you Go
Ursus americanas
Castor canadensis
Procyon lotor
Canis latrans
Lynx rufus
Anas platyrhynchos
Meleagris gallopavo
Odocoileus virginianus
With your partner work to identify each of the prints than help the Piggy tell his friend what his real name is.
print from friend
Odocoileus virginianus
White Tailed deer
Anas platyrhynchos
Common duck
Meleagris gallopavo
Turkey
Canis latrans
coyote
Lynx rufus
Bobcat
Procyon lotor
Racoon
Castor canadensis
Beaver
Ursus americanas
American Blackbear
Answer
So my name is Ursus americanas (black bear)! Thanks little buddy now I won't be confused when Mr. MacDonald's kids come in my woods again! With their non stop talking!
No problem! Always glad to help! Here is how you are grouped!
Is there anything else I can help you with

click key
to enlarge
Actually Yes! Now you can get in my Belly!
I feel like baby back ribs tonight!

Click Pyramid
Arranged by Categories
TOPIC 1
TOPIC 2
Topic 3
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