Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

1,903 reviewed resources for taxonomy

Lesson Planet

Taxonomy - The Science of Naming Organisms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Carolus Linnaeus designed the binomial nomenclature system of naming organisms that is still in use more than 200 years later. By viewing this PowerPoint, upcoming biologists learn how to use it. They are also introduced to the hierarchy...
Lesson Planet

Taxonomy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Biology novices name the seven levels of classification and use binomial nomenclature for naming living organisms. The first half of this presentation bestows a brief history of taxonomy, while the second half instructs on how to use our...
3:56
Lesson Planet

Taxonomy and the Tree of Life

For Students 6th - 12th
Mr. Khan explains with pictures and diagrams Carl Linneaus' taxonomy system and the biological tree of life. He mentions that the debate still continues regarding how to classify organisms and that newer technology that examines DNA is...
Lesson Planet

Paradise Lost: Bloom’s Taxonomy of Thinking Processes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Chapter II of John Milton's Paradise Lost provides the text for a series of comprehension questions crafted using Bloom's Taxonomy.
Lesson Planet

Taxonomy and Me!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Taxonomy is the study of organisms and how you phylum. Three biology activities are included, helping scholars understand four of the six kingdoms, specifically Protista, Plantae, Fungi, and Animalia. Scholars observe and classify in...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Bloom's Taxonomy for Ethan Frome: Chapter Four

For Students 10th - 12th
As your class progresses through Chapter four of Ethan Frome, provide them with these thought-provoking questions built using Bloom's Taxonomy. 
Lesson Planet

The Joy Luck Club: Bloom's Taxonomy: Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Really challenge your class when they're reading Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club. Provide them with this list of six thought-provoking questions to encourage a deeper analysis. The questions are based off of Bloom's Taxonomy, and a list of...
Lesson Planet

Things Fall Apart: Bloom's Taxonomy of Thinking Processes

For Students 9th - 11th
One of the things that makes Bloom's Taxonomy so effective is that it works off different levels of understanding. Test your readers' knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation with these short questions....
Lesson Planet

Mnemonic Memory Taxonomy

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explain the importance of taxonomy. In this biology activity, 7th graders classify organisms accordingly. They develop a mnemonic to help them remember taxonomy levels.
Lesson Planet

Taxonomy Worksheet

For Students 6th - 7th
In this taxonomy worksheet, students come up with the category and then fill out the kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, and species of the animal.
6:11
Lesson Planet

Classification of Life

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Kids Prefer Cheese Over Fried Green Spinach is one way to remember the classification system in order. In the video, scholars learn the classification system for all organisms on Earth. They listen to a brief history of taxonomy, see how...
Lesson Planet

What's Your Genus? Scientific Classification and the VT

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students learn about binomial nomenclature, the scientific system of classification. For this scientific classification lesson, students work cooperatively to complete a binomial scavenger hunt using the internet and a Visual Thesaurus....
Lesson Planet

Freshwater Fish Anatomy & Taxonomy

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders use a classification key to identify organisms.  In this classification lesson students identify freshwater species of fish and document their observations. 
Lesson Planet

Biological Taxonomy

For Students 6th - 10th
In this biology worksheet, students read about biological taxonomy. They then use the information they learned to answer the 13 questions on the worksheet. The answers are on the last page of the packet.
Lesson Planet

The Little Prince: Blooms’ Taxonomy Questions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Question what you read with a lesson based on Bloom's Taxonomy. As kids read The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, they formulate questions with cues from a graphic organizer, and answer them to work on critical thinking skills.
4:01
Lesson Planet

The 5 Kingdoms in Classification

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder why we classify species? Biology pupils discover how scientists grouped organisms in the five kingdom classification system through an animated Fuse School video on Evolution. The narrator shows examples of each kingdom, then...
Lesson Planet

Things Fall Apart: Bloom’s Taxonomy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Promote critical thinking and literary analysis with a short activity. Readers of Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart respond to a series of questions modeled on Bloom's Taxonomy.    
Lesson Planet

Introduction to Plant Classification

For Teachers 7th
Here is a terrific, one-hour activity on plant taxonomy. In it, learners discover the three bases that plants can be classified under. They view a slide show on plants and practice correctly classifying each plant shown. Then, they take...
3:59
Lesson Planet

Animal Classification

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
So many animals, so many characteristics—how do we classify them all? A short tour of taxonomy awaits within a helpful Fuse School video on Evolution. Science scholars see how scientists sort animals into the main classes and what traits...
Lesson Planet

Taxonomy

For Students 9th - 12th
In this taxonomy worksheet, students create a taxonomic scheme for a group of aliens found on a fictitious planet. Students create a flow chart and give all the aliens a scientific name. This worksheet has 13 problems to solve.
Lesson Planet

Taxonomy: What's in a Name?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study the history of taxonomy and classification, how scientific names are helpful to scientists, and what designates a species. They examine a fish classification sheet and complete various question and answer worksheets.
Lesson Planet

INSECT TAXONOMY VIA THE INTERNET

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore how to classify insects and organize information.In this insect classification lesson students use the Internet to retrieve information on insects then organize the pictures to make a book project.
Lesson Planet

Why Taxonomy?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate the need for taxonomy and perform a variety of activities that will make taxonomy real to them. They identify plants and animals in a specific area and record the information on a data sheet. They write stories...
Lesson Planet

Taxonomy, Classification, and Dichotomous Keys

For Students 6th - 12th
For this taxonomy worksheet, students use a dichotomous key for creatures found on planet Pamishan to identify each individual creature. This worksheet has 20 creatures to identify.