Classification of Organisms Crossword

all organisms in this domain are unicellular and prokaryotic
all organisms in this domain are unicellular and prokaryotic; they have a strong exterior cell wall and a cell membrane
variety of plants, animals, and other organisms
two-word naming system developed by Carolus Linnaeus
organisms with internal skeletons, include fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals
taxonomic category below phylum (animals) or division (plant)
to group ideas, objects, or information based on similarities
broadest categories of organisms; based on cell type
all organisms in this domain have eukaryotic cells possessing membrane-bound organelles
the fifth-highest taxonomic category, below an order
a group of similar organisms
the fourth-highest taxonomic category, below a class
the taxonomic category below a class
smallest, most precise classification category

Taxonomy Crossword Puzzle

Taxonomy Crossword Puzzle

a cell that contains free D.N.A
a cell that contains a nucleus
an organism that makes its own food
an organism that eats other organisms
an organism that contains only one cell
an organism that contains multiple cells
a domain or kingdom that contains bacteria that lives in extreme envirenment
a domain or kingdom that contains bacteria that live everywhere
a kingdom that contains eukaryotic microscopic organisms
a kingdom that contains mushrooms
a kingdom that contains eukaryotic autotrophic organisms that are sexual or asexual
a kingdom that contains eukaryotic heterotrophic organisms that reproduce sexually
a taxonomic rank
highest taxonomic rank of organisms
an organism that had will or has life
an organism that will NEVER have life
the most important part of a eukaryotic organism
the most important part of a prokaryotic organism
a way of reproduction that requires 2 sets of D.N.A
a way of reproduction that requires only 1 set of D.N.A

Classification and Dichotomous Keys Crossword

Classification and Dichotomous Keys Crossword

Swedish Scientist who developed binomial nomenclature
Organisms are classified into how many Kingdoms?
The genus name in the scientific name is always...
The species name in the scientific name is always...
Broadest Classification Group?
Most specific classification group?
Eukarya, Bacteria, Archaea belong in what group?
Animalia belongs in what group?
Chordata belongs in what group?
Mammal belongs in what group?
What is used for identifying unknown organisms?
What step do you always start with when using a Dichotomous Key?
When using a Dichotomous Key, do you work forward or backward?
What was the Dichotomous Key based on?
How long did the system that classified animals by their movement last?
How many species have been given a scientific name?
What is the third broadest Classification level?
The word "Dichotomous" is described as having __ outcomes.
The first person to create a classification system for living organisms was...
True or false: Classification is the system for identifying organisms.

Biology: Unit 1 Crossword

Biology: Unit 1 Crossword

The sexual or asexual process by which organisms generate new individuals of the same kind
a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, identification and taxonomy
an individual animal, plant, or single-celled life form
the development of an organism
a specified state of growth or advancement
often defined as the largest group of organisms in which two individuals are capable of reproducing fertile offspring, typically using sexual reproduction
a detectable change in the internal or external environment
taxonomic category of the highest rank, grouping together all forms of life having certain fundamental characteristics in common
The outermost layer of cells in plants, bacteria, fungi, and many algae that gives shape to the cell and protects it from infection
a short, microscopic, hairlike vibrating structure
the system of nomenclature in which two terms are used to denote a species of living organism
a group of one or more populations of an organism or organisms seen by taxonomists to form a unit
a principal taxonomic category that ranks above species and below family, and is denoted by a capitalized Latin name
one of the eight major taxonomic ranks; it is classified between order and genus
a taxonomic rank used in the classification of organisms and recognized by the nomenclature codes
a taxonomic group comprised of organisms that share a common attribute
a principal taxonomic category that ranks above class and below kingdom
a rank that if treated as a division of a genus or subgenus is deemed to be of subgeneric rank for the purposes of nomenclature
a slender threadlike structure, especially a microscopic whiplike appendage that enables many to swim
any behavior of a living organism that results from an external or internal stimulus
the tendency toward a relatively stable equilibrium between interdependent elements, especially as maintained by physiological processes
also called an adaptive trait, is a trait with a current functional role in the life of an organism that is maintained and evolved by means of natural selection
the smallest structural and functional unit of an organism, typically microscopic and consisting of cytoplasm and a nucleus enclosed in a membrane
All known living things are made up of one or more cells. All living cells arise from pre-existing cells by division. The cell is the fundamental unit of structure and function in all living organisms
a microscopic membrane of lipids and proteins that forms the external boundary of the cytoplasm of a cell or encloses a vacuole, and that regulates the passage of molecules in and out of the cytoplasm
any of a number of organized or specialized structures within a living cell
An organism whose cells contain a nucleus surrounded by a membrane and whose DNA is bound together by proteins into chromosomes
lack a distinct cell nucleus and their DNA is not organized into chromosomes
a tool that allows the user to determine the identity of items in the natural world
The highest taxonomic rank of organisms in which there are three groupings
the remains or impression of a prehistoric organism preserved in petrified form or as a mold or cast in rock
the science of determining the relative order of past events, without necessarily determining their absolute age

Classification of Organisms Word Search

Classification of Organisms Word Search
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spontaneous generation
binomial nomenclature
controlled experiment
asexual reproduction
sexual reproduction



Type of kingdom that you would find yeast
Type of cell that lacks a nucules
Type of kingdom where you mostly put the randoms also aquatic
Type of Kingdom that lives in extreme environments
Type of cell that contains a nucleus
Domian eukarya must be multicelluar and heterotroph(no cell wall or chloroplaste)
The broadest classification in Carolus Linnaeus time
In the domain eukarya must be multicellular and autotroph
The broadest category of classification
Lives everywhere except harsh environments

Evolution and Classification Vocabulary Crossword

Evolution and Classification Vocabulary  Crossword

the broadest most general level of classification
The Father of the Science of Taxonomy
bacteria is this type of reproduction
an organism can lose this structure that lost its original function
the study of general rules
the family where an organism is from
system developed by Linnaeus
humans have these many cells
earthworms are an example of this
when organisms are divided based on their characteristics
differences between cells and organisms
the formation of new and distinct species in the course of evolution
when an organism is adapted to their environment and able to survive better
no nucleus
has a nucleus

Taxonomy and Classification Word Search

Taxonomy and Classification Word Search
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Scientific Name

Classification of Living Things Crossword

Classification of Living Things Crossword

A group of organisms that are closely related and can mate to produce fertile offspring
The level of classification that comes after family and that contains
in a taxonomic system, one of the three broad groups that all living things fall into; bacteria, archaea, and eukarya.
a domain made up of prokaryotes most of which are known to live in extreme environments that are distinguished from other prokaryotes by differences in their genetics and in the makeup of their cell wall.
a kingdom made up of complex, multicellular organisms that are usually green, have cell walls made of cellulose, cannot move around, and use the sun’s energy to make sugar by photosynthesis.
An organism that cannot make its own food and instead obtains its food and energy by taking in organic substances.
– a kingdom made up of complex, multicellular organisms that lack cell walls, can usually move around, and quickly respond to their environment.
a kingdom made up pf nongreen, eukaryotic organisms that have no means of movement, reproduce by using spores, and get food by breaking down substances in their surroundings and absorbing the nutrients.
a domain made up of prokaryotes that usually have a cell wall and that usually reproduce by cell division.
-in a modern taxonomic system, a domain made up of all eukaryotes; this domain aligns with the traditional kingdoms Protista, Fungi, Plantae, and Animalia
Organisms that make their own food.
a kingdom of mostly one-celled eukaryotic organisms that are different from plants, animals, archaea, bacteria, and fungi.
the most general of the seven levels of classification of organisms.

Taxonomy and Classification Crossword

Taxonomy and Classification Crossword

The broadest category of life.
The most specific category of life.
The kingdom we belong in.
The organisms in this kingdom make their own food. (autotrophs)
The domain containing organisms that DO have a nucleus.
The kingdom containing mushrooms.
The kingdom that includes amoeba and paramecium.
Members of this kingdom belong to the domain "bacteria".
Bacteria are this type of cell.
This is the category below family.
This is the category below kingdom.
The category below phylum.
Genus and species are the two terms in the _______________ name.
Homo sapien is the scientific name for__________

Chapter 17 Vocabulary Review Crossword

Chapter 17 Vocabulary Review  Crossword

taxonomic group of closely related species with a common ancestor.
named group of organisms, such as a phylum, genus, or species.
taxonomic group of similar, related genera that is larger than a genus and smaller than an order.
Linnaeus's system of naming organisms, which gives a scientific two-word Latin name to each species--the first part is the genus name and the second is the specific epithet.
prokaryotes whose cell walls do not contain peptidoglycan.
inherited morphological or biochemical feature that varies among species and can be used to determine patterns of descent.
taxonomic method that models evolutionary relationships based on shared derived characters and phylogenetic trees.
diagram with branches that represents the hypothesized phylogeny or evolution of a species or group; uses bioinformatics, morphological studies, and information from DNA studies.
taxonomic group that contains one or more related orders.
grouping of organisms or objects based on a set of criteria that helps organize, communicate, and retain information.
taxonomic term used instead of phylum to group related classes of plants and bacteria.
taxonomic group of one or more kingdoms.
prokaryotes with peptidoglycan-containing cell walls.
unicellular or multicellular eukaryote that is stationary, absorbs nutrients from organic materials in the environment, and has cell walls that contain chitin.
taxonomic group of related phyla or divisions.
model that uses comparisons of DNA sequences to estimate phylogeny and rate of evolutionary change.
evolutionary history of a species.
taxonomic group of related classes.
unicellular, multicellular, or colonial eukaryote whose cell walls may contain cellulose; can be plantlike, animal-like, or funguslike.
branch of biology that identifies, names, and classifies species based on their morphology and behavior.