Year 7 Classification and Plants
arrangement of organisms based on their similarities
the science of classification
guide to help identify unknown organisms by separating organisms into 2 groups at each step.
1st level of classification - there are 5 of them - monera, protists, fungi, plants and animals
2nd level of classification - main group in each kingdom.
The lowest level of classification - A group of organisms capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring.
Plants with no vascular tissue that reproduce using spores in capsule
Plants that reproduce using spores and have a vascular system for transporting food and water throughout the plant
Plants that bear their seeds in cones and bear no flowers.
Plants that bear their seeds in cones and have male and female cones on the same tree ie. Pine trees
They are Flowering Plants that produce seeds fully protected inside an ovary.
The green pigment found in plants for making their own food by Photosynthesis
The Kingdom of living things - they are single-celled organisms without a nucleus - eg. bacteria
Single celled organisms that can be plant like or animal like. They have a nucleus. eg. protozoans and algae.
These organisms include mushrooms, yeast and moulds.