the scientific study of animals
A Semitic language spoken by the Jewish people up until the Babylonian captivity. Nearly all the OT was written in Hebrew.
Hebrew word for flying creature
person who studies animals
The science of describing, naming, and classifying organisms.
"scaled wings" - butterflies
group of organisms so similar to one another that they can breed and produce fertile offspring
First and largest category used to classify organisms
kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
the taxonomic group below kingdom and above class
The phylum of the animal kingdom that includes vertebrates
animals that have a backbone
animals that do NOT have a backbone
the phylum to which jointed-legged invertebrates belong, including insects, arachnids and crustaceans
the phylum to which segmented worms belong
the third-highest taxonomical category, below phylum but above order
class of birds
chordates; warm blooded, 4 chambered heart, hair and produce milk to feed young
the taxonomic category below the class and above the family
a large class of arthropods including spiders and ticks and scorpions and daddy longlegs; EIGHT LEGS
Class of Arthropoda. 3 pair legs, 3 body parts. Up to 2 pair wings.Ex. Bees, Flies, Butterflies.
the taxonomic category below the order and above the genus
language used in naming organisms
the system for naming organisms in which each organism is given a unique, two-part scientific name indicating its genus and species
Order of classification of living things
Kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, and species.
"Kings Play Chess On Fine Glass Sets."
The difference in pressure between the upper and lower surfaces of a bird's wings that produces an upward force that causes the bird to rise
The opposite force exerted on a moving body by a fluid such as air or water.
the force air puts on objects.
surface, such as a bird's wing, whose shape moves air faster over the top than underneath it, allowing for flight
upward pushing force, which is greater than the downward pull of gravity, resulting in an upward direction
When an object travels through the air without much drag, it is called Aerodynamic.
the different factors that can change in an experiment
the quantity found by dividing the sum of all the quantities by the number of quantities
natural areas where certain kinds of plants and animals live and grow
a large region characterized by a specific type of climate and certain types of plant and animal communities
The ability to blend into a particular habitat so as to be invisible.
a behavior that an animal is born with and does not need to learn
the preserved remains or traces of an organism that lived in the past.
describes a type of organism that no longer exists anywhere on Earth
A species in danger of becoming extinct in the near future.
Carolus "Carl" Linnaeus
father of taxonomy, classes of Genus and Species
Scientist. 1700's. Experimented and determined some basic principles of lift and drag.