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The taxonomy of candy

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Wow! There are a lot of organisms on Earth!  How are these organisms sorted, grouped and classified by scientists?  What would you do if you were confronted with a selection of organisms, each unique and different and asked to group them?

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Find out more about classification and taxonomy by watching:  Taxonomy: Life's Filing System - Crash Course Biology #19 The Khan Academy also has an awesome lesson on:  Taxonomy and the Tree of Life.  The Amoeba Sisters also have a great video on this topic too!  Click here to watch it!






For more about what exactly a species is, watch this lesson from Brain Scoop!  What makes a species a species is also a great resource on this topic!





Learn more about Carl Linneaus, the "Father of classification!"

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