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Classification system useful for storing and finding information about living thi Linnaean system
the arrangement of things in groups of similar items Classification
The name of the kingdom that is made up of animals Animalia
the name of the kingdom that is made up of plants plantae
The name of the kingdom of plant-like organisms that do not make their own food but take the nutrients that they need from the environment fungi
The kingdom of classification in which members often have traits of both plants and animals Protista
the kingdom that includes bacteria monera
A structure or feature of an organism that helps it meet a particular need in its natural habitat adaptation
A large group specifically having simple cells, rigid walls, and very often a flagella for movement eubacteria
microorganisms that are similar to bacteria in size and simplicity of structure but radically different in molecular organization archaebacteria
First part of an organisms scientific name; Group of organisms that share major characteristics and are therefore closely related genus
The second part of an organism's scientific name that identifies one specific organism in the genus species
A guide used to identify an organism based on its characteristics dichotomous key
Cells that contain membrane bound organelles and chromosomes inside the DNA of the nucleus. Includes animals, plants, fungi, protists and types of bacteria eukaryote
a microscopic single-celled organism that does not have a distinct nucleus with a membrane or organelles. Prokaryotes include the bacteria prokaryote

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Taxonomy and Classification Crossword

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

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Classification of Organisms Crossword

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

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Review - Living Things & Classification Crossword

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Another name for anything that is living organism
Basic unit of all living things cell
Single-celled organism Unicellular
Composed of many cells Multicellular
Used by cells to do their work energy
React to stimuli, or _________ respond
Become a more complex organism develop
Produce offspring similar to parents reproduction
Performed an experiment with bacteria and broth to disprove spontaneous generation Pasteur
Stable internal conditions homeostasis
tudy of classification of living things taxonomy
study of classification of living things taxonomy
System of naming living things was designed by ___________ Linnaeus
Two part naming system of all living things Binomialnomenclature
First word in an organism's scientific name genus
Second word in a scientific name species
Study of how living things are classified taxonomy
Science of grouping things based on similarities Classification
Highest level of classification Domain
No nucleus Prokaryotes
"Ancient" bacteria Archaea
Eukaryotes Cells contain a nucleus
Seaweed is in this kingdom Protists
Most feed on dead or decaying organisms Fungi
Kingdom that provides food for most heterotrophs on land Plants
All are multicellular eukaryotes Animals

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Classification of Living Things Crossword

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A group of organisms that are closely related and can mate to produce fertile offspring species
The level of classification that comes after family and that contains genus
in a taxonomic system, one of the three broad groups that all living things fall into; bacteria, archaea, and eukarya. domain
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. achaea
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. plantae
An organism that cannot make its own food and instead obtains its food and energy by taking in organic substances. Heterotrophic
– a kingdom made up of complex, multicellular organisms that lack cell walls, can usually move around, and quickly respond to their environment. animalia
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. fungi
a domain made up of prokaryotes that usually have a cell wall and that usually reproduce by cell division. bacteria
-in a modern taxonomic system, a domain made up of all eukaryotes; this domain aligns with the traditional kingdoms Protista, Fungi, Plantae, and Animalia Eukarya
Organisms that make their own food. Autotrophic
a kingdom of mostly one-celled eukaryotic organisms that are different from plants, animals, archaea, bacteria, and fungi. Protista
the most general of the seven levels of classification of organisms. kingdom

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Cell organelles and functions Crossword

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Basic unit of a chemical element Atom
A group of atoms bonded together Molecule
the smallest structural and functional unit of an organism, Cell
an organelle found in large numbers in most cells Mitochondria
the material or protoplasm within a living cell Cytoplasm
study of cell structure and function Cell biology
the semipermeable membrane surrounding the cytoplasm of a cell. Cell membrane
(in green plant cells) a plastid that contains chlorophyll and in which photosynthesis takes place. Chloroplast
a dense organelle present in most eukaryotic cells Nucleus
any of a number of organized or specialized structures within a living cell. Organelles
single-celled organism which has neither a distinct nucleus with a membrane nor other specialized organelles Prokaryote
organism whose cells contain a nucleus surrounded by a membrane Eukaryote
a rigid layer of polysaccharides lying outside the plasma membrane of the cells of plants, fungi, and bacteria Cell wall
A sphere-shaped structure within the cytoplasm of a cell that is composed of RNA and protein and is the site of protein synthesis Ribosomes
a network of membranous tubules within the cytoplasm of a eukaryotic cell Endoplasmic Reticulum
It is another packaging organelle like the endoplasmic reticulum Golgi Complex
transport of materials within the cytoplasm. Vesicles
an organelle in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells containing degradative enzymes enclosed in a membrane. Lysosomes
Theory that states that cells are the basic units of structure and function in living organisms. Cell theory

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Cell Crossword Puzzle

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An organelle found in plants and algae that absorbs sunlight and uses it to drive the synthesis of organic compounds (sugars) from carbon dioxide and water Chloroplasts
A protective layer external to the plasma membrane in plant cells bacteria fungi and some protists; protects the cell and helps maintain its shape Cell Wall
A structure found in animal cells from which microtubules originate and that is important during cell division (contains two centrioles) Centrosome
The central vacuole is a cellular organelle found in plant cells. It is often the largest organelle in the cell. It is surrounded by a membrane and functions to hold materials and wastes. Central Vacuole
A narrow thread of cytoplasm that passes through the cell walls of adjacent plant cells that allows connections between them. Plasmodesma
A digestive organelle in eukaryotic cells; contains hydrolytic enzymes that digest engulfed food or damaged organelles Lysosome
The contents of a eukaryotic cell between the plasma membrane and the nucleus; consists of a semi-fluid medium and organelles; can also refer to the interior of a prokaryotic cell Cytoplasm
A cell structure consisting of RNA and protein organized into two subunits and functioning as the site of protein synthesis in the cytoplasm; in the eukaryotic cells the ribosomal subunits are constructed in the molecules Ribosomes
organelle composed of a double membrane that acts as the storehouse for most of a cell's DNA Nucleus
A bean-shaped organelle that supplies energy to the cell and has its own ribosomes and DNA Mitochondria
The thickest of the three main kinds of fibers making up the cytoskeleton of a eukaryotic cell; a hollow tube made of globular proteins called tubulins; found in cilia and flagella Microtubules
That portion of the endoplasmic reticulum with ribosomes attached that make membrane proteins and secretory proteins Rough ER
The portion of the endoplasmic reticulum that lacks ribosomes centrioles/ A small cylindrical organelle near the nucleus in animal cells, occurring in pairs and involved in the development of spindle fibers in cell division. Smooth ER
A small cylindrical organelle near the nucleus in animal cells, occurring in pairs and involved in the development of spindle fibers in cell division. Centrioles
A thin flexible layer around the cells of all living things; it's job is to separate the cytoplasm from the cell's surroundings Cell Membrane
A complex of vesicles and folded membranes within the cytoplasm of most eukaryotic cells, involved in secretion and intracellular transport. Golgi Body

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Kingdoms And Domains Crossword

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A organism that lacks a true nucleus Prokaryotic
An organism possessing a membrane-bound nucleus Eukaryotic
A organism capable of making nutritive organic from sources photosynthesis. Autotroph
An organism that is unable to synthesize its own food, so it eats of other things. Heterotroph
Having or consisting of only one cell unicellular
Having or consisting of many cells or more than one cell multicellular
A bacteria that lives in extreme environmental conditions. Archaea
Microscopic, single-celled organisms cells are noncompartmentalized, and their DNA can be found throughout the nucleus. Bacteria
Being eukaryotic and mostly single-celled Protista
The group of eukaryotic organisms that includes unicellular microorganisms such as yeasts and molds. Fungi
The taxonomic kingdom comprising all plants Plantae
Kingdom conspiring all living things. Animalia
Taxonomic rank that is composed of smaller groups Kingdoms
The science of finding, describing, classifying, and naming organisms. Taxonomy
Another word for genetic material. DNA
An individual living thing that can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, and maintain homeostasis. It can be a virus, bacterium, protist, fungus, plant, or an animal. Organism
The systematic grouping of living things based on characteristics Classification
A chain of cells connected end-to-end Filament
Selective barrier; it allows some things to pass through but stops others. Membrane
Organisms that break down dead or decaying organisms Decomposer

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Prokaryotes vs Eukaryotes & Plant vs Animal Cells Crossword

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no nucleus prokaryote
nucleus eukaryote
long, hairlike structures flagella
short, hairlike structure cilia
basic unit of organism cell
organs working together organsystem
group of cells functioning together tissue
types of tissue working together organ
found in plants for structure cellwall
large organelle in most plant cells vacuole
organelles used in photosynthesis chloroplasts
rarely found in plants lysosomes
found in animal cells for cell division centrioles
process used by plants to make energy photosynthesis
process used by animals to produce energy cellrespiration
only example of a prokaryote bacteria
group of eukaryotes/members of the junk pile kingdom protists
named for one celled organisms unicellular
name for many celled organisms multicellular
organelle found in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes ribosome

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Kingdoms Crossword

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What is the science of classification? taxonomy
The domain that includes only unicellular organisms that live in extreame conditions. archaea
The domain that includes normal bacteria. bacteria
The domain that includes plants, animals, protist, and fungi. Eukarya
Memebers of this kingdom are always heterotrophs and multicellular. Animal
Members of this kingdom are unicellular, lack a nucleus and live in harsh environments. archaea
This kingdoms members can be multicellular or unicellular. They can be producers or consumers. protista
Members of this kingdom can be unicellular or multicellular and are always consumers. fungi
Members of this kingdom are always multicellular consumers. animalia
Organisms that can producer their own energy. autotrophs
Organisms that must consumer other organism. heterotrophs
Highest level of organization. domain
Smallest level of organization. species
Included in an organisms scientific name. genusspecies

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Taxonomy Crossword Puzzle

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

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