Classification 1

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5 Kingdoms:

  1. Animals (all multicellular animals)
  2. Plants (all green plants)
  3. Fungi (moulds, mushrooms, yeast)
  4. Prokaryotes (bacteria, blue-green algae)
  5. Protoctists (AmoebaChlorella and Plasmodium)

Living things can be ranked according to:

  • Phylum
  • Class
  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species

Binomial naming system- an internationally agreed system in which the scientific name of an organism is made up of two parts showing the genus and species.

Animal characteristics:

Multicellular Cells have a nucleus Cells do not have a cell wall Most actively move to hunt Feed on organic substances made by other organisms

Plant characteristics:

•Multicellular •Cells have a nucleus •Cells have a cell


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