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Classification: Sorting It All Out

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S: assification by Susan W.

BC: Classification: Sorting It All Out Understand why scientists sort and classify things in our world

FC: Classification Sorting It All Out By Susan W. Mrs. Swanson's 2nd Period

1: Good Hope Publishing Company 400 Good Hope Road West Monroe, Louisiana copyright 2010

2: CLASSIFICATION What does it mean?

3: Classification: the arrangement of organisms into orderly groups based on their similarities

4: People classify many things that are important in our everyday lives, such as food, clothing, and library books.

6: The Six Kingdoms For hundreds of years all living things were classified as either plants or animals. | Plantae and Animalia worked just fine until organisms like the species Euglena were discovered.

7: As scientists continued to learn more about living things, they added kingdoms in order to account for the differences and similarities between organisms.

8: Although there is still some disagreement about the classification system, most scientists agree that this system works best for now.

9: The Six Kingdoms are Archaebacteria Eubacteria Protista Plantae Fungi Animalia

10: Scientists continue to classify things in order to discover similarities that help us understand our world.

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