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Carl Linnaeus Lesson for Kids

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Carl Linnaeus' most notable contribute to science is perhaps the development of _____.

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1. _____ was Carl Linnaeus' favorite subject to study from a young age.

2. Which of the following is an example of a scientific name ?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Carl Linnaeus is a very important scientist, do you know what he done? Use this quiz/worksheet assessment to find out how much you know about the accomplishments of Carl Linnaeus and what his accomplishments were.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will measure your knowledge about:

  • What Linnaeus' greatest contribution to science was
  • The subject Linnaeus studied when he was young
  • Scientific names
  • Linnaeus's early career
  • The science of classifying organisms

Skills Practiced

In this quiz/worksheet you will also test your abilities:

  • Information recall - remember what you learned about Carl Linnaeus
  • Making connections - use your understanding of animal names to understand the accomplishments of Linnaeus
  • Interpreting information - see if you can review new information and accurately use it to answer questions

Additional Learning

If you don't think you know much about Carl Linnaeus and what he done, complete the lesson Carl Linnaeus Lesson for Kids. In this lesson, you will study the topics of the assessment and:

  • How Linnaeus was influenced by science at a young age
  • Why Linnaeus was unhappy with the old naming system of organisms
  • About Linnaeus' book Systema Naturae
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