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In clas we will go through the following handout. Please note there are two different classification systems that we are going to look at
1. The new system based on the 3 domains and was developed by using commonality in DNA sequencing
  • Bacteria
  • Archea
  • Eukarya
2. The old sytem classified by characteristics and traits in living and fossil evidenced and modified with new findings in DNA structure called The Five Kingdoms.
  • Monera or Prokaryotae
  • Protista
  • Plantae
  • Fungi
  • Animalia
Look at the following powerpoint and take any extra notes required.


Use the following PowerPoint and pp 217-219 to summarise information about classification using the 5 kingdoms. You may want to summarise this on page 220 of Biozone (optional).


Complete following Biozone
  • Classification System p 221-222
  • Features of the Microbial Group p223
  • Features of Fungi and Plants p 224
  • Features of Animal Taxa p225-226

Complete the following classification Keys
  • Classification Keys pp227-228
  • Key to Australian pp 229
  • Keys given out in class.