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Taxonomy Mixbook

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BC: Grading This assignment is worth a total of 20 points. 1. (5pts) Characteristic given is unique and relevant 2. (5pts) Characteristic is defined and information is accurate 3. (5pts) Photo is representative of the Kingdom and the photo subject is clear 4. (5pts) All information is properly placed on page with no spelling or grammatical errors


1: ASSIGNMENT CRITERIA | The purpose of this assignment will be to create a mixbook that gives an illustrated definition of the categories of taxonomy -Kingdom -Phylum -SubPhylum -Class -Order -Family -Genus -Species For the first portion of the assignment we will focus on Kingdom You will choose one of the five kingdoms (Monera, Protista, Fungi, Plantae, or Animalia). Each Kingdom has a page that is started with an example of each objective. On the pages that corresponds to your kingdom, you will add a characteristic, with an explanation, that defines the organisms within that particular kingdom. You will then need to add an example photo of an organism from the kingdom on the photo page for your kingdom. Each page is limited to 5 examples and neither photos nor characteristics can be repeated so be sure to review the book before gathering your information

2: 384-322 b.c. | Aristotle | Greek Philosopher Created first written classification scheme Included two groups * Animal group- anything that lived on land, in the water, or in the air * Plant group- based this on their different stems

3: 1700's| Linnaeus | Swedish Biologist established a simple system for classifying and naming organisms Binomial Nomenclature- still used today created a system of groups called Taxa or Taxon Approximately 2.5 million organisms identified

4: Kingdom Monera

5: Characteristics of Kingdom Monera *Prokaryotes- The prokaryotes are a group of organisms whose cells lack a cell nucleus, or any other membrane-bound organelles. * * * * *

6: Kingdom Protista

7: Characteristics of Kingdom Protista * Eukaryotes- A eukaryote is an organism whose cells contain complex structures enclosed within membranes. * * * * *

8: Kingdom Fungi

9: Characteristics of Kingdom Fungi * Heterotrophic- An organism that cannot synthesize its own food and is dependent on complex organic substances for nutrition. * * * * *

10: Kingdom Plantae

11: Characteristics of Kingdom Plantae * Multicellular- consisting of more than one cell. * * * * *

12: Kingdom Animalia

13: Characteristics of Kingdom Animalia * Motile- Moving or having the power to move spontaneously. * * * * *

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  • Title: Taxonomy Mixbook
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