Assignment: 1-8-09 Outline
The Six Kingdoms of Life
I. Archaea
A. Prokaryote
1. single cell
B. Three main divisions
1.Crenarchaeota, Euryarchaeota, and Korarchaeota.
C. Exist under extreme conditions
D. closely related to bacteria
A. complex and single celled
B. most bacteria are eubacteria
C.considered their own kingdom because of chemical make up
D.Most are helpful
A. some are unicellular
B. some are colonial
C.three major, unofficial categories
1. categorized by how they obtain nutrition
2.Protozoa, the Algae, and the Fungus-like Protists
IV. Fungi
A. critical part of nature's rebirth
B. recycle nature's dead matter
1. when the matter is not dead, the fungi is called a parasite
C. many different types of fungi
D. reproduce by releasing spores from a fruiting body
E. most common type is mushrooms
A. Plants
B. living organisms
C. Abundant all over earth
D. very important for food, building,and aesthetic purposes as well as scientific
VI. Animalia
A. Also called Metazoa
B.all kingdoms except prokaryotes and protists
C.9-10 million species of animals not have rigid cell walls
F. heterotrophs
1. rely on other organisms for nourishment

VII. Virus
A. Virus's are not:
1.a bacterium
2.independently living organism
B.Has fundamental DNA information that allows it to make copies of itself
C.All virus's do is exist and make more virus's


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