Educational Resources-Taxonomic Classification

This section is designed to aid the teachers in fulfilling the following AHSGE Standards and Objectives requirements.

  • Standard: III-1

(Drum, 2003)       


The current classification system that is used by scientist toady is called Taxonomy. This classification system was developed by Carl Linnaeaus in 1757 and uses Latin and Greek root words to identify different species of animals. Along with these scientific classifications common names are given to each plant are animal and that is the name most often used by the average person.

How are Dolphins Classified?

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