Biology 40s - Classifying Living Organisms

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Biology 40s - Classifying Living Organisms
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  1. what is the basic unit of all living organisms
    the cell
  2. what are the 3 domains of life
    • archea
    • eubacteria
    • eukaryota
  3. describe domain archea (5)
    • found in 1970's based on work of Carl Woese
    • salt-water and heat loving microbes
    • found in hydrothermal vents
    • all anerobic
    • all autotrophic (chemotrophic)
  4. describe domain eubacteria (3)
    • prokaryotic cells
    • bacteria
    • cyanobacteria (form oxygen during photosynthesis)
  5. describe domain eukaryota (2)
    • eukaryotic cells
    • four kingdoms of eukaryotic cells 
    • - protists
    • - fungi
    • - plants
    • - animals
  6. what is classification
    to classify means to arrange into groups of categories
  7. hieracrchical classification (7)
    • kingdom
    • phylum
    • class
    • order 
    • family
    • genus 
    • species
  8. what is the dichotomous key (3)
    • step-by-step key to figuring out which species you are dealing with
    • each step gives a choice of two descriptions
    • descriptions have to be opposites
  9. define domain eubacteria
    true bacteria
  10. define domain archea
    ancient bacteria that live in extreme conditions
  11. define eukaryota
    animal-like protists, plant-like protists, fungi-like protists

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