2Organisms Identified, grouped, and classified More effectively study and communicate about themPlants and animals are classified or grouped together by characteristics they have in common
3They may be characterized by The uses people make of themPhysical characteristicsOther categories used to put similar animals together
4Classification Several ways of classifying agricultural animals Agricultural animals have been domesticated for some type of human useThese animals have been developed into breeds having distinctive characteristics and distinctive uses
5Scientific Classification Binomial nomenclature: Giving two names in LatinSystem developed by Swedish Botonist named Linnaeus
6Binomial Nomenclature Genus: First name, always capitalizedSpecies: Second name, always lowercaseBoth are underlined!
7LatinWas used because at the time, it was the international language of scholarsMany languages of the world were based on Latin.