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Taxonomy, Classification and Zoos

In this lesson we started to look at what Classification means.

We found out that it means to sort animals into groups according to their similarities and differences. We had a go at classifying a number of animals ourselves.

We thought about the two main groups they could be split into originally and then how we could split those groups into smaller groups. We had some fantastic ideas on how to do this and so we created out own Zoos.

 

Did you know that scientists that classify animals have a special name? They are called Taxonomists!

Here we are classifying animals and creating our Zoos

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