Topic 2: Evoloution

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  • Created on: 27-05-13 11:35

Outline the characteristics of the five kingdoms

Prokaryotae - Organisms whos cell have no true nucleus e.g. bacteria

Protoctista - Organisms which can photosynthesise but are NOT plants

Fungi - cannot photosynthesise

Plants - Made up of many cells and able to photosynthesise

Animals - Made up of many cells and unable to make theiir own food

Define the term species

A class of individuals or objects grouped by virtue of their common attributes and assigned a common name; a division subordinate to a genus.

Explain the principles of classification of organisms 

Kingdom - e.g. animal

Phylum - e.g. 

Class - e.g. mammal

Order - e.g.primate

Family - e.g.


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