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Classification
B1 Topic 1 Variation
Inheritance
Biology
Topic 2
Topic 3
B2
Science B3



Chemistry
Physics




Learning Outcomes

· Show an understanding of how organisms are classified
· Describe the main characteristics of the 5 kingdoms
· Present information, develop an argument and draw conclusions



Sort…

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Draw a diagram of mrs abbot's
wardrobe

· Suggest/show how it might be
organised so that she can find
things easily




Sorting things is like a classification system - each thing
fits into a group depending on how similiar they are to
other things in that…

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Tesco Kingdom Katy

Plant Phylum Perry

Fruit Class Can

Citrus Order Offer

Orange Family Fabulous

Oval Genus Great

Kumquat Species Sex




All organisms are classified into one of the five kingdoms
Animalia, Plantae, Fungi, Protoctista, Prokaryotes


Your task
Research the characteristics of the 5 kingdoms.
Write…

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Animalia - multicellular, do not have cell
walls, do not have chlorophyll, feed
heterotrophically

Plantae - multicellular, have cell walls,
have chlorophyll, feed autotrophically
Fungi - multicellular, have cell walls, do not
have chlorophyll, feed saprophytically

Protocista - unicellular, have a nucleus

Prokaryotes - unicellular, have…

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Remember

There is no kingdom for viruses because most
scientists do not think of them as being alive

Find out information about viruses that supports this statement


When a virus particle enters a living cell, it
changes the way the cell works and causes it to…

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Start in Class and Complete for homework

In a successful argument, evidence is presented for and against an
idea and then is used to reach a decision.

"Fungi used to be classified in the Kingdom Plantae."
Construct an argument for classifying fungi as plants or as…

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"Fungi used to be classified in the Kingdom Plantae."
Construct an argument for classifying fungi as plants or as a separate kingdom

fungi are plants fungi are not plants




· how many ideas do you have for each argument?
· does your decision match the strongest…

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phylum Chordata
· Animals with a supporting rod that runs the
length of their body
· Includes vertebrates, which also have an
internal skeleton
· Subdivided into 5 further groups




Describe characteristics of each of the 5
vertebrate groups
Use the information you have collected to…

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Mammals
Amphibians
· Hair or Fur
· moist skin
· Mammary Glands
· larvae (gills) live in water
· Viviparous
· adult (lungs) live on land
· Feed young on milk
· external fertilisation
· Homeotherm
Birds
Fish · Feathers
· live in water · Oviparous…

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Task

In 1797 a strange creature was sent from Australia to the Natural
History Museum. This creature had...

"fur, a duck's beak, a beaver's tail, otter's feet, a lizzard shaped
skeleton, it layed leathery eggs and was poisonous"

Suggest how scientists finally made the decision to…

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