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Classification means grouping things by their features or characteristics.

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Classification Groups

Classification means grouping things by features or characteristics.

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Classification Groups

The more charatacteristics that are used to group similar organisms, the more reliable is the classification.

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Small groups that are similar, can be grouped into larger groups.

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Kingdoms are the largest groups for classifying organisms, and spieces are the smallest. 

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Keep Pond Clean or Frogs Get Sick.

Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species.

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Kingdom

Group of similar phyla e.g Animalia

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Phylum

Group of similar classes e.g Chordata

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Class

Group of similar orders e.g mammalia

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Order

Group of similar families e.g Canivora

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Family

Group of similar genera e.g Carnivora (Dog family)

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Genus

Group of similar species e.g Canis

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Species

Organisms that have most, characteristics in common. e.g Canis lupus

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Comments

Swallowtail

A very useful set of cards with  clear simple definitions of some of the key terms in classification. The use of the mnemonic on card five is a good way to remember the classification groups.

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