This power point presentation introduces students to classificaiton and taxonomic keys. It begins by showing students how to create a classification map to classify 5 different types of fruit. Then students are asked to classify 5 items found in a junk drawer. After this taxonomic keys are introduced and students are shown how to create a key for the group of fruit. Then they are asked to create their own for the junk drawer items. The final slide offers some ideas for further practice in classifying things and creating taxonomic keys.