Introduction to Taxonomy & Biodiversity

Spicebush Swallowtail Catepillar. Morgan county, Tennessee. Photo
courtesy of Michael Hodge/Flickr. Licensed CC BY.

Last week you learned about the kinds of relationships between organisms (mutualism, commensalism, and parasitism). You also learned how abiotic factors, like sunlight and pH, can affect life. In this week you will learn how scientists categorize life. You will also explore what biodiversity is, as well as how biodiversity differs from one biome to the next.

Last modified: Wednesday, 9 November 2011, 12:20 PM