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Aristotle

Greek philosopher who developed the system of classification over 2000 years ago

Taxonomy

Science of classifying and naming organisms

Classify

to group ideas, information, or objects based on similarities

Linnaeus

A Swedish naturalist that created a new way to classify living things

binomial nomenclature

2 naming name system

Species

Smallest and most precise classification category

Phylogeny

An organism's evolutionary history

Prokaryote

Organisms without nucleus

Eukaryote

Organisms with a nucleus

Dichotomous Key

detailed list of traits

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