Why is classification of organisms important?
- Living things are very different from each other-this is referred to as diversity among living things- Classification of organism is an organized way to study These diverse organisms, and show how they are related to each othe
Classification : Is a system of grouping related organisms.
Grouping of organisms is based on:
2/ Biochemical and genetic similarities.
3/ Stages of embryonic development similarities.
4/ fossil evidence.
Classification systems agree that,
related organisms shared a common ancestor. (evolutionary relationship).
Study the diagram below, that Shows the accepted system of classification .
You can use this classification chart to figure out the scientific name!
Example: The human scientific name is??????????????? Homo sapiens. Try another organism!
For more information about the basis for classifying organisms refer to this link: Classifying organisms :)