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Curriculum content descriptions

Classification helps organise the diverse group of organisms (ACSSU111)

Elaborations
  • considering the reasons for classifying such as identification and communication
  • grouping a variety of organisms on the basis of similarities and differences in particular features
  • considering how biological classifications have changed over time
  • classifying using hierarchical systems such as kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species
  • using scientific conventions for naming species
  • using provided keys to identify organisms surveyed in a local habitat
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Classification

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