Classification

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Why did aristole think that sponges were plants?
For Aristole oganisms that did not move were plants and sea sponges did not move!
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What is classification?
When organisms are sorted into groups based on their characteristics.
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How do scientists classify things today?
Scientist look at all the characteristics of organisms to decide how to group them.
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What is species?
Oganisms that have many characteristics in common are group together as a species.
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What are the five kingdoms of organisms?
Animslia, Plantae, Fungi, Protoctista and Prokaryotae.
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Explain some of the Characteristics of Prokaryotae?
Unicellular, simple cell stucture with no nucleus.
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Name the characteristics of Animalia.
Multicellular; heterotrophic feeders so no chlorophyll; no cell walls; complex cell structure with nucleus.
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