Classification, or taxonomy, is the process of identifying, naming and categorizing living things based on their physical and biological characteristics. According to the Natural History Museum, scientists believe there ... More »

Linnean classification is the traditional classification system of all living things. This system classifies plants and animals by body structure and a descending order of categories. These categories are kingdom, phylum... More »

Carolus Linnaeus invented a classification system for living things. His naming system was called binomial nomenclature. This naming system gives each organism two names: a genus name and a species name. More »

A "kingdom" in biology is a classification of living things. Organisms belong to one of six kingdoms of life. The current kingdoms are the Archaebacteria, Eubacteria, protists, fungi, plants and animals. More »

Linnean classification is the traditional classification system of all living things. This system classifies plants and animals by body structure and a descending order of categories. These categories are kingdom, phylum... More »

Eukarya is a classification of living things that includes organisms such as the protists, fungi, plants and animals. Organisms are divided into three domains: Archaea, Bacteria and Eukarya. Domain Eukarya consists of eu... More »

Living things reproduce, grow, adapt to the environment, respond to stimuli and metabolize. They also undergo homeostasis, collect and convert nutrients, and use energy. Living things are organized into one or more cells... More »