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Sciences: Year Seven: Topic 5 - Classification of Life

Classification research project: Australian animals

Australian Museum: What is classification?

Click on the image above to visit the website for the Australian Museum. On this page, you will learn about the purpose of classification and the levels of classification.

Classification systems

Classifying living things

This program explores the how and why of the five kingdom Classification.

Classification and a Dichotomous Key

In this video you will learn how and why scientists organise living and non- living things in a logical order. You will then be shown how to construct a Dichotomous Key.

The five kingdoms in classification

Watch this animation to find out about the Five kingdoms in classification and learn how organisms are classified based on their different characteristics.