Slides in this set
What is classification?
The organisation of living organisms into What is taxonomy?
groups according to shared similarities.
The study of the principles behind What are the taonomic ranks?
classification. (Hint: Do King Phillip condoms offer fairly good sex?)
Domain, Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, What are the three domains?
Family, Genus, Species
Bacteria, Archaea, Eukaryote Name 3 of the 5 kingdoms.
Prokaryotes, Protoctists, Fungi, Plants, What is phylogeny?
The evolutionary relationships between What is a species?
A group of organisms who are similar in shape, How does the binomial system work?
physiology, biochemistry and behaviour. They can also
interbreed to produce fertile offspring.…read more
It uses two names to identify the species: Name a feature of a prokaryote.
the genus name & the species name.
Has no nucleus, no membrane-bound What is meant by heterotrophic
organelles, smaller than eukaryotes nutrition?
Nutrients are gained from complex organic Give an example of an autotroph.
Plants (gain nutrition from How is a living organism identified?
Using a dichotomous key
(a series of questions with 2 alternative answers)
Begin with the card saying `start'. The question (in green) is read
out, and the person with the correct answer (in red), reads out the
answer, and then their question. The game continues until the
card with `finish' on it.…read more