Species Definition: Lesson for Kids


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What is another word for classifying?

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1. What are individuals in the same species able to do?

2. How many levels are in the classification of living things?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you've ever studied different types of animals from a scientific perspective, you've probably heard the term species before. But what does this word actually mean? If you would like to test yourself on your understanding of species in biology, you can go through this online quiz and worksheet and answer each of these helpful quiz questions. These questions will go over some important facts about scientific classification and examples of different species in the animal kingdom.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will help you study topics like:

  • Classification in science
  • Individuals in the same species
  • Levels of classification
  • Examples of animals in the same and different species

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - go through this quiz and worksheet to see how much you can remember about species and how different animals get grouped in the same species
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you understand the processes and different levels of the classification of lifeforms in science
  • Knowledge application - go through our questions and select the correct facts about species using your knowledge of this subject

Additional Learning

Learn even more about this subject by reading the associated lesson called Species Definition: Lesson for Kids. You can read through this lesson to learn about:

  • The classification systems
  • The levels of classification
  • Examples of species
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