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Ch 8: Classification of Life Basics

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This chapter contains engaging lessons and quizzes that define and explain topics related to the classification of living things, including different classifying tools. Access the chapter if you need help with a homework assignment or as a simple and fun way to study for an upcoming exam.

Classification of Life Basics- Chapter Summary

This mobile-friendly life science chapter shows you how living things are classified and named. Follow along with our expert instructors to examine the kingdoms and domains of life, as well as taxonomy and the dichotomous key. Each lesson comes with a short quiz to help you see how well you understand these life classification terms and concepts. If you get stuck, simply reach out to our instructors with your questions. The chapter is also available at any time of day or night, which helps you study whenever it's convenient. When you're finished working through the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Identify the three domains of life
  • Recognize the kingdoms of life
  • Understand how taxonomy classifies and names living things
  • Evaluate the dichotomous key as a classifying tool

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