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III. The Five Kingdoms (A36-41)
a. Organisms that share similar characteristics can be organized into groups in order to
help understand ___likes___________ and differences.
b. Living things are categorized into __5__ ___groups____. A ___kingdom_____ is the
largest group into which living things can be classified.
c. Match the kingdom with its description.
a. absorb food from other living things, many celled
b. one-celled, no cell nuclei, some make own food
c. many celled, feed on living or once living things
d. many celled, make their own food
e. most one-celled, make own food or feed on living or once
living things
d. The two smallest classification groups include __genus_____ and
IV. Classifying Animals (A44-47)
a. The animal kingdom can be classified into two categories__vertebrates______ and
___invertebrates_____________________ .
b. ____vertebrates_____________ have backbones.
c. There are five groups of ___vertebrates________________.
d. Match the group with its description:
a. live their entire lives in water, usually have scales
b. have hair and produce milk for their young: you
c. have dry, scaly skin: lizards, snakes, turtles
d. have feathers: parrots, owls, robins
e. have moist skin and no scales: frogs, toads, newts
e. ___Invertebrates____________ do not have backbones.
f. There are many more ___invertebrates________ than vertebrates. They are usually
___smaller______________ than vertebrates.
g. Three types of invertebrates include:
__arthropods_____________- with legs that have several joints
a. Insects - make up the largest group, six legs
b. Spiders - aren’t “insects” they have 8 legs
___mollusks____________ - may or may not have a hard outer shell
____worms___________ - have no shells or legs, or eyes
h. Believe it or not, vertebrates make up only ___3___% of the total animals
i. That means that invertebrates make up the remaining __97____%!!!
V. Classifying Plants (A50-53)
Plants do not need other organisms to survive. They make their own __food____.
This process is called _photosynthesis________________ .
Scientists divide the plant kingdom into two groups: ___vascular________ and
___nonvascular_________________ .
__Vascular_________ plants have tubes. They are found in the __roots_______,
____stems_____________, and _____leaves_____________.
These tubes carry __food_________ and _water_____ to other parts of the plant.
Any plant that has flowers or cones is a vascular plant. Trees are vascular plants.
__nonvascular__ plants such as mosses and liverworts do not have tubes. Instead
water must ___soak______ into the plants and pass slowly from __cell________
to ____cell_______. The food the plant produces travels with the water.
Nonvascular plants live in __moist/damp_____ places and ___do no___ grow tall.
VI. Other Thoughts
a. Why do scientists classify living organism?