Structural Configurations For Organizations
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UMUC Biology 102/103
Lab 6: Taxonomy
INSTRUCTIONS:

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Pre-Lab Questions

Use the following classifications to determine which organism is least related out of the three. Explain your rationale.
Table 2: Classifications

Classification Level
American Green Tree Frog
European Fire- Bellied Toad
Eastern Newt
Domain
Eukarya
Eukarya
Eukarya
Kingdom
Animalia
Animalia
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Chordata
Chordata
Class
Amphibia
Amphibia
Amphibia
Order
Anura
Anura
Caudata
Family
Hylidae
Bombinatoridae
Salamandridae
Genus
Tursipops
Bombina
Notophthalmus
Species
cinerea
bombina
viridescens

How has DNA sequencing affected the science of classifying organisms?

You are on vacation and see an organism that you do not recognize. Discuss what possible steps you can take to classify it.

Exercise 1: Dichotomous Key Practice

Table 3: Dichotomous Key Results
Organism
Binomial Name
i

ii

iii

iv

v

vi

vii

viii

ix

x

xi

xii

xiii

Post-Lab Questions
1. What do you notice about the options of each step as they go from number one up?

2. How does your answer from Question 1 relate to the Linnaean classification system?

Exercise 2: Classification of Organisms
Data Tables and Post-Lab Assessment
Table 2: Key Characteristics of Some Organisms
Organism
Kingdom

Domain
Defined Nucleus
Motile
Cell Wall
Photosynthesis
Unicellular
E. coli

Yes

Yes
Protozoa

Yes
Yes

Yes
Mushroom

Yes

Yes

Sunflower

Yes

Yes
Yes

Bear

Yes
Yes

Figure 4:Exercise 2 – Classification of Organisms Flow Chart

Post-Lab Questions

1. Did this series of questions correctly organize each organism? Why or why not?

2. What additional questions would you ask to further categorize the items within the kingdoms (Hint: think about other organisms in each of the kingdoms and what makes them different than the examples used here)?

3. What questions would you have asked instead of the ones that you answered above when classifying the organisms?

 

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