This is a crossword puzzle that covers the topic of classification and taxonomy. This could be used as a review for a test, as a homework assignment, as a classwork assignment or as a quiz.
There are 54 vocabulary words included in this crossword. The words are: Carolus Linnaeus, binomial nomenclature, kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species, domain, Latin, phylogeny, phylogenetic tree, Charles Darwin, natural selection, modification, taxonomy, Aristotle, common names, structural, two, seven, common ancestor, morphology, homologous, analogous, vestigial, molecular clock, cladistics, cladogram, derived character, Protista, three, Bacteria, Eubacteria, Archaea, Archaebacteria, eukarya, eukaryotic, prokaryotic, Fungi, Plantae, Animalia, dichotomous key. There are a few terms that are used more than once.
I use a crossword puzzle in every chapter I teach for test review, to reinforce key terms, and for spelling practice.
This puzzle is appropriate for middle school or a high school biology class.
Answers are included.
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