If you are looking for an easy-to-follow blueprint to explain biology classification this is it! This 45 slide PowerPoint presentation includes information regarding the basics of biological classification. This is an AWESOME PowerPoint. This PowerPoint includes easy-to-follow, but detailed descriptions of:
Why do we classify things?
How do biologists classify the living organisms on earth?
Carolus Linnaeus - binomial nomenclature
Cladistics and cladograms
Brief overview of the 6 Kingdoms of Life
Dichotomous Key examples to work through with the students - answers are provided
This PowerPoint also includes many diagrams and pictures to help ensure student understanding. I have used this PowerPoint with my grade 9 science class and my grade 11/12 Biology class. Feel free to download and edit this PowerPoint. Please do whatever works best for you!