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Ch 40: TExES Science 7-12: Taxonomic Systems

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Get ready for the TExES Science 7-12 exam by using our helpful chapter. It is centered on taxonomic systems, and contains all sorts of useful resources like video lessons and transcripts.

TExES Science 7-12: Taxonomic Systems - Chapter Summary

Further your knowledge of taxonomic systems by watching the video lessons in this chapter. They are geared towards preparing you for any TExES Science 7-12 exam questions about the following:

  • The six kingdoms of living things
  • The dichotomous key
  • The structure and functions of living organisms
  • What living organisms need for survival
  • How environmental changes affect organisms' adaptive changes

The preparation process doesn't have to be as difficult thanks to this chapter. The video lessons are short and make reviewing taxonomic systems for the exam fun. There are also self-assessment quizzes, which help you see how well you understand the material.

5 Lessons in Chapter 40: TExES Science 7-12: Taxonomic Systems
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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 Dichotomous Key: A Classifying Tool

2. The Dichotomous Key: A Classifying Tool

Sometimes, the best way to identify an object is to take a step-by-step approach. Dichotomous keys are perfect for this, helping us classify unknown objects through a series of questions and answers that lead us down the correct path.

Living Systems Requirement for Free Energy and Matter

3. Living Systems Requirement for Free Energy and Matter

Free energy and matter are required by all living things in order to grow, reproduce, and maintain biological processes. Additionally, free energy and matter must also be recycled through the environment in order to remove dead material and allow for new growth.

Living Organisms: Organization, Functions & Structure

4. Living Organisms: Organization, Functions & Structure

In this lesson, you'll learn about living organisms and how they're structured and organized. You'll also discover how the larger functions of organisms are spread into smaller parts. Then, take a quiz to test what you've learned.

Environmental Changes & Adaptation in Organisms

5. Environmental Changes & Adaptation in Organisms

In this lesson, we will discuss what happens when an organism is forced to deal with environmental changes. You will learn what adaptation is and how organisms benefit from it.

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