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Ch 15: GED Science - Classification of Organisms: Tutoring Solution

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The Classification of Organisms chapter of this GED Science Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about classification of organisms. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the classifications and characteristics of organisms required in a typical GED science course.

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  • Begin your assignment or other GED science work.
  • Identify the classification of organisms concepts that you're stuck on.
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  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
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This chapter of our GED science tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn classification of organisms and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding taxonomy and the evolution of prokaryotes, protists, animals and humans or any other organism classification topic
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  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their classification of organisms unit
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  • Want to get ahead in GED science
  • Don't have access to their science teacher outside of class

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  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the scope of taxonomy.
  • Understand how living things are named and classified.
  • Examine the evolutionary histories of different categories of organisms.

8 Lessons in Chapter 15: GED Science - Classification of Organisms: Tutoring Solution
Taxonomy: Classification and Naming of Living Things

1. Taxonomy: Classification and Naming of Living Things

The name you give to a living thing may be completely different than the name someone else uses. In science, we use a common naming system for all living things to avoid confusion. This lesson will explore the basics of our classification system.

The Evolution of Prokaryotes: Archaebacteria and Eubacteria

2. The Evolution of Prokaryotes: Archaebacteria and Eubacteria

The first living organisms on Earth were bacteria. These small organisms still exist today and are responsible for many things. In this lesson, we will explore both ancient bacteria and true bacteria.

The Evolution of Protists: Importance & Evolutionary History

3. The Evolution of Protists: Importance & Evolutionary History

Some organisms are very familiar. However, there are some that play vital roles in our lives that we don't even think about. We will look at a group of one of these unfamiliar kingdoms - protists.

The Evolution of Plants and Fungi: Characteristics & Evolutionary History

4. The Evolution of Plants and Fungi: Characteristics & Evolutionary History

In early classification systems, plants and fungi were grouped together. While there are some similarities between these two kingdoms, there are some key differences that we will explore.

The Evolution of Animals: Importance & Evolutionary History

5. The Evolution of Animals: Importance & Evolutionary History

The animal kingdom ranges from simple organisms like sponges to complex organisms like humans. We will look at some defining characteristics of animals as well as examples of both invertebrates and vertebrates.

The Evolution of Humans: Characteristics & Evolutionary History

6. The Evolution of Humans: Characteristics & Evolutionary History

Just like other organisms, humans have changed over time. We will look at the evolution of humans as well as connections with our primate relatives, including Old World and New World primates.

Paraphyletic Group: Definition & Overview

7. Paraphyletic Group: Definition & Overview

A paraphyletic group is a group of organisms that includes an ancestor but not all of its descendants. Learn more about paraphyletic groups and some examples of them in this lesson.

What is Mold? - Definition, Types & Causes

8. What is Mold? - Definition, Types & Causes

Mold is a common type of fungus that thrives in moist, warm conditions. It is an important part of our ecosystem and yet can be a nuisance. Learn more about this organism and quiz yourself at the end.

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