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The 6 Kingdoms - Classification

The 6 kingdoms. Study to learn characteristics of the 6 kingdoms.
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Animal Kingdom
The Animal Kingdom consists of multicellular organisms that can move from one place to another. Characteristics of the Animal kingdom: multicellular, eukaryotic, heterotrophic
Archaebacteria Kingdom
A kingdom of bacterial organisms that live in extreme environment. Characteristics of archaebacteria are: unicellular, prokaryotic, live in extreme environments
Eubacteria Kingdom
A kingdom of bacteria that contains mostly free-living bacteria. Characteristics of Eubacteria are: unicellular, prokaryotic, common bacteria, live in water, soil, animals
Fungus Kingdom
A kingdom of mostly Multicellular organisms that obtain energy by breaking down substances in their surroundings and absorbing them. Characteristics of Fungi: mostly multicellular, eukaryotic, heterotrophic. Ex: mushrooms, bread mold (Multicellular) yeast (unicellular)
Plant Kingdom
The Plant Kingdom is made up of organisms that can perform photosynthesis to make food. Characteristics of the Plant Kingdom: multicellular, eukaryotic, autotrophic, and mostly green in color.
Protist Kingdom
The Protist Kingdom consists of mostly unicellular organisms that can have characteristics similar to plants, animals or fungi. Characteristics of Protists: mostly unicellular, few multicellular, eukaryotic, can be heterotrophic or autotrophic. Ex: algae, Paramecium, kelp (multicellular).
Kingdom
The second level of the eight levels of classification. Very general, containing a variety of organisms.
Classification
The arrangement of organisms into orderly groups based on their physical similarities and assumed evolutionary connections to other organisms.