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471 reviewed resources for biological classification

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Taxonomy - The Science of Naming Organisms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Carolus Linnaeus designed the binomial nomenclature system of naming organisms that is still in use more than 200 years later. By viewing this PowerPoint, upcoming biologists learn how to use it. They are also introduced to the hierarchy...
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Reading the River - Biological Classification

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Youngsters create a list of grocery store items and then work together to categorize them as if they were setting up the shelves of the market. Then they are given a box of miscellaneous objects to practice categorizing. With these two...
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The 5 Kingdoms in Classification

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder why we classify species? Biology pupils discover how scientists grouped organisms in the five kingdom classification system through an animated Fuse School video on Evolution. The narrator shows examples of each kingdom, then...
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6 Kingdoms of Life Part 1: Archaebacteria, Eubacteria, Protist, and Fungi

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
An in-depth introduction to biological classification is presented at the opening of this presentation, dividing life into six kingdoms. Although it does not address the currently accepted level of domain, it is an outstanding...
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Classification of Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Kids Prefer Cheese Over Fried Green Spinach is one way to remember the classification system in order. In the video, scholars learn the classification system for all organisms on Earth. They listen to a brief history of taxonomy, see how...
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Classification

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Where did our classification system come from, and why is it so important? Budding biologists discover binomial nomenclature through a brief but informative video. The resource covers the three kingdoms, then branches out from there to...
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Classification of Agricultural Animals

For Teachers 10th
Students of biology should find this powerpoint interesting as it recaps the basics of classification and Latin and common names of familiar farm animals. The slides are clear, not loaded with text, and lead the students through the...
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Classification

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explain how organisms are classified according to similarities. In this biology lesson plan, 10th graders research on five different organisms of their choice. They prepare a report and presentation about them which they...
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Mnemonic Memory Taxonomy

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explain the importance of taxonomy. In this biology lesson, 7th graders classify organisms accordingly. They develop a mnemonic to help them remember taxonomy levels.
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Campbell's Biology

For Students 9th - 12th
Six chapters of a biology characteteristics of different domains xt are covered in this twenty-page assignment. Biology buffs chart the characteristics of different groups of organisms and address many critical-thinking questions about...
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Freshwater Fish Anatomy & Taxonomy

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders use a classification key to identify organisms.  In this classification lesson students identify freshwater species of fish and document their observations. 
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Taxonomy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Biology novices name the seven levels of classification and use binomial nomenclature for naming living organisms. The first half of this presentation bestows a brief history of taxonomy, while the second half instructs on how to use our...
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6 Kingdoms of Life Part 2: Plants and Animals

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Check this out! Part two of a set of slide shows about biological classification; this one zooms in on kindgom plantae and kingdom animalia. Attractive and informational slides cover details that make this most appropriate for advanced...
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Third Quarter Review - Biology Jeopardy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
To review for an exam on classification and evolutionary concepts, junior biologists can play Biology Jeopardy! Multiple-choice questions are presented in game-show style with large colorful photos and graphics. Since each individual...
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Biology Jeopardy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Play Jeopardy as you review what might possibly be an entire year's high school biology course! The vast variety of questions requires that you read through the slides to make sure that they all relate to your curriculum. You could make...
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Taxonomy and the Tree of Life

For Students 6th - 12th
Mr. Khan explains with pictures and diagrams Carl Linneaus' taxonomy system and the biological tree of life. He mentions that the debate still continues regarding how to classify organisms and that newer technology that examines DNA is...
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Classification

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this classification worksheet, students will look at how biological classification began and how scientific names are used in biology. Students will use a table showing the classification of four organisms to answer 10 short answer...
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Animal Classification

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
So many animals, so many characteristics—how do we classify them all? A short tour of taxonomy awaits within a helpful Fuse School video on Evolution. Science scholars see how scientists sort animals into the main classes and what traits...
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Introduction to Plant Classification

For Teachers 7th
Here is a terrific, one-hour lesson on plant taxonomy. In it, learners discover the three bases that plants can be classified under. They view a slide show on plants and practice correctly classifying each plant shown. Then, they take a...
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Classification: Dichotomous Key

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Pupils investigate the classification process and nomenclatures used for classifying organisms. They study dichotomous keys to identify organisms with 90% accuracy. Students organize information regarding the relatedness of species.
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Classification of Living Things

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Biology learners will be able to explain the binomial nomenclature system and name the seven levels of classification of living things after viewing this set of slides. Brightly colored with bold fonts, the format is eye-catching, and...
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Animal Classification

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Aristotle is regarded by many as the most intelligent man ever.  In the 12th part of a series of 20, scholars see how Aristotle used a biological key for classification and how his ideas continue today.The activity introduces pupils to...
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Identification and Classification of Grassland Plants

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Take learning outside and start classifying grasslands. Young ecologists observe grassland plants in order to classify them into the appropriate species by family. They note their characteristics and where they grow. A true field...
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Diversity of Modern Life

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Convey classification to your amateur biologists with this bright and bold presentation. After you introduce each kingdom, query your viewers with the included reinforcement questions. Since there are no photos of the different...