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living things come only from other living things
the idea that living things come from nonliving things
was the first to start classifying living things (Greek philospher)
started classifying organisms with similar structures in 18th century
Sweedish Scientist Linnaeus
What is Linnaeus' system of classification called?
Scientists can see how similar organisms are at cellular level by...
the number of chromosomes
knowing how an organism changed over time
a _____ is the 1st and largest category
the smallest clasification is called...
groups larger than kingdoms
a detailed list of identifying characteristics used to identify organisms
Aristotle either classified things as ____ or ____
plants or animals
Aristotle broke down the plant and animal smaller groups called...
2 legs are 4, hair or no hair, blood or no blood
a group of similar species