Essays Tagged: "Taxonomy"

About all Sharks

30 families. They are placed into these categories by their shared characteristics, this is called taxonomy. The more closeley related species are placed in another family in the order.SQUAINIFORMES: ...

(3 pages) 108 0 4.1 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Class Discussion on Evolution, Biology 101 - College Level

e that evolution still holds an important role in the survival of all living things.In the study of Taxonomy, we discover the fact that all living species have a classification that is based first and ... ranches out to their more defining characteristics, eventually placing them in one of six families. Taxonomy, when broken down, is the most basic form of evolution, as it shows us that the beginning o ...

(2 pages) 173 3 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This essay is about Defining Disease in the Genomics Era.

e more sophisticated, they started to classify diseases into separate groups, and from this medical taxonomy came new insights into disease etiology. For example, before the 20th century, schizophreni ...

(7 pages) 54 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

What is the effect of caffeine on soybeans

The plants used in the experiment are Glycine max, commonly known as soybeans. This table shows the taxonomy of the Glycine max.Kingdom Plantae ( plant)Division Magnoliophyta (flowerin ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


Exercise 1 was about classification. We learned about taxonomy, the classification of organisms, and the Greek philosophers, Plato and Aristotle, who disc ... stotle, who discovered natural groupings among living beings. Carl Linnaeus is the father of modern taxonomy. Modern taxonomy assigns specific names to different groups of organisms. When classifying ... sms. We then studied their similarities and differences, and then made charts that identified their taxonomy. The construction of a dichotomous key, which divided each group into sub groups, was also ...

(1 pages) 60 4 1.4 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Peregrine falcon

TAXONOMYPhylum: ChordataClass: AvesOrder: FalconiformesFamily: FalconidaeGenus: FalcoSpecies: Falco ... FalconiformesFamily: FalconidaeGenus: FalcoSpecies: Falco peregrinusAuthority: TunstallComments on taxonomy:Other common names are duck hawk and great-footed hawk *05,25,34*; only subspecies in easte ...

(10 pages) 67 3 4.1 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Odonota: The Dragonfly. taxonomy, evolutionary history, ecology, distribution, morphological characteristics, behavioral characteristics, reproduction, and conservation.

taxonomy, evolutionary history, ecology, distribution, morphological characteristics, behavioral cha ... n some countries but mainly they are just pleasing to the eye and are of little economic importance.Taxonomy and Evolutionary HistoryDragonflies belong to the Phylum Arthropoda, Subphylum Uniramia, Cl ...

(10 pages) 40 0 2.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Darwin & Linneaus

ert Darwin. Two men who lived in the 18th and 19th centuries. They both contributed a great deal to taxonomy. Linnaeus, by writing a classification system of plants and animals and developing a two na ... nson, 1994).Linnaeus died January 10, 1778 at age 70 from a ulcerated bladder. His contributions to taxonomy are still widely known today. (Prance 1999).Another great contributor to natural science wa ...

(3 pages) 693 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


Create, develop and discuss your own detailed taxonomy describing the components, structure, history and theoretical underpinnings of strategy. As ... components, structure, history and theoretical underpinnings of strategy. As the foundation of your taxonomy, include discussion of at least three significant theorists in the field, and provide a cri ... ritically comparative view of the schools of strategic thought you consider most significant.DEFINE TAXONOMYTaxonomy is a systematic way of classifying knowledge. It provides a hierarchical structure ...

(9 pages) 88 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Biological Species and Reproductive Isolation         Species is a Latin word

he kinds of plants or animals from differences in their appearance. Linnaeus, the founder of modern taxonomy, described individual species in terms of their physical form (Campbell, 446). However, spe ... to their physical features (Campbell, 448). This concept was used in almost all situations in early taxonomy systems, and today it is extensively used to group fossils, for which tests for possibility ...

(5 pages) 1309 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Reflection on “Applying Bloom’s Taxonomy”

To me, ?Applying Bloom?s Taxonomy? is just a checklist for teachers. This checklist helps teachers to find out different word ... ad of racking my brain on trying to figure out how to explain something to them, I can refer to the taxonomy checklist. I am thinking I may do jut that. I will print this out, make me a better copy of ... p guide teachers. We teachers are a lot like students we need all the guidance we can get, and this taxonomy checklist is one of the many guiding instruments out there for teachers.

(1 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Management Theory Taxonomy

The following taxonomy will focus on 10 different management theories which will list the author, theory and signi ... goals by using any and all resources available in the most efficient way possible.Management Theory TaxonomyAuthorTheory and descriptionSignificanceDouglas McGregorTheory X&Y - Theory X assumes pe ...

(4 pages) 34 1 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Analysis of Rosenberg's "Lessons from Biology for Philosophy of the Human Sciences"

universe when describing the past. Biology’s historical character is even more evident in the taxonomy of any given biological system. Biological sense can only be found when considering Charles ...

(4 pages) 758 0 5.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Differentiating between Market Structures Simulation

n, 1993]. In the traditional framework, these structural variables are distilled into the following taxonomy of market structures: These four market structures each represent an abstract characterizat ...

(6 pages) 118 0 5.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management