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Biodiversity worksheet
Species:______________________________________________________________
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Habitat:______________________________________________________________
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Biodiversity:__________________________________________________________
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Classification:_________________________________________________________
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Taxonomy:___________________________________________________________
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Monophyletic:_________________________________________________________
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The 5 Kingdoms:

1. Prokaryota
No Nucleus
Plasmids (a loop of DNA)
No membrane bound organelles
Smaller organisms, smaller Ribosome
Parasite, causes diseases
Respiration in mesosomes

2. Protocists (Protoctista)
Eukaryotes (Nucleus and…

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5. Animalia
Eukaryotes
Multicelluular
Heterotrophic nutrition (they feed off other organisms)
Fertilised eggs develop into a ball of cells called a blastula.


How does Climate change affect Biodiversity?
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Why do scientists have to estimate the number of species?
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Why maintain Biodiversity?
Economical reasons
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In Situ:
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Endangered species: Species that have such low numbers that they are at risk of
extinction. There is very little genetic variation, so there is an increased susceptibility to
diseases.

Why was the three domains proposed?
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Dichotomous…

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What is speciation?
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