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Interactive video lesson plan for: Scientific Name Binomial Nomenclature

Activity overview:

Scientific names.
Let’s look at the scientific name of several common organisms.
Scientific name of a cat = Felis domesticus
Scientific name human = Homo sapien
Scientific name of a dog = Canis lupus familiaris


What does a scientific name tell us?
The name is a two part name. A fancy word for this is called “ binomial nomenclature.”
The first part of the name is the Genus and the second part is the species domesticus.

Humans belong in the genus Homo and the species sapien.

A cat would belong to the genus Felis, and the species
domesticus.
Plant-based names would follow the same rules when creating a scientific name for plants.

Resources for binomial nomenclature:
What is binomial nomenclature
https://www.reference.com/science/binomial-nomenclature-27001a9a72849b13

Binomial nomenclature examples
http://study.com/academy/lesson/binomial-nomenclature-definition-classification-system.html

Scientific name cat and other animals
http://study.com/academy/lesson/binomial-nomenclature-definition-classification-system.html

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Tagged under: biology,binomial nomenclature (literature subject),binomial nomenclature,taxonomy,science,classification,genus,biological classification,scientific names

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