Biology: Kingdoms of Life

Stream until Fri 15th Apr
20 mins
£2.50
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Laura LewisHost: Laura studied at Royal Holloway University of London and the Open University. She is passionate about science communication and has presented talks about Exoplanets at Oxford University and Imperial College London.

In this class we will be looking at how living organisms are divided into 5 kingdoms based on their characteristics.

We will then discuss how the chordates (animals with backbones) are divided into their main classes. You will then learn the binomial system of classifying organisms.

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Key takeaways:
  • An understanding of how living creatures are divided into the 5 kingdoms
  • An overview of the main classes of chordates
  • Binomial names
Suitable for:

This class is suitable for all ages, especially for students in Years 10 and 11 or in S4 and S5. 

Class requirements:

You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.

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