SC.3.L.15.1 Classify animals into major groups (mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, arthropods, vertebrates and invertebrates, those having live births and those which lay eggs) according to their physical characteristics and behaviors.

Chapter:1

Vocabulary

1.Kingdom-The highest or most general group of organisms.
2.Phylum-The next level of classification below kingdom.
3.Class-The next level of classification below phylum.(Subphylum)
4.Species-The lowest level of classification.
5.Invertebrates-Animals without a back bone.[Sme invertebrates are snakes,giant clams,earthworms,moths,and jellyfish.]
6.Vertebrates-Animals with a back bone.[Some are clownfish,golden-lined frog,easterngray squirrel,and stellar's jay.]
7.Classify-To put things into groups.

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K P C O F G S

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Resources

http://www.google.com/#hl=en&sclient=psy-ab&q=classification+system+kingdom+&oq=classification+system+kingdom

Scott Foresman

Link

Brainpop

SC.3.L.15.1 Classify animals into major groups (mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, arthropods, vertebrates and invertebrates, those having live births and those which lay eggs) according to their physical characteristics and behaviors.