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GENERAL BIOLOGY I

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GENERAL OBJECTIVES
At the end of this unit, you should be able to:
-define the following terms: taxonomy, nomenclature, classification, identification and systemic
-states the characteristics of living things which distinguish them from non-living things, plant and animal cells.
-explain the different methods that have been used in classification
-explain the different taxonomy ranks
-explain the different characteristics used in classification and identification of microorganisms.
-List the groups of Biological Classification
-Explain the distribution of microorganisms into domains
-State the characteristics of the microorganisms in each domains
-State the characteristics of viruses.