Classifying Life

From the: Classification of Life Series

This program explores the fascinating process of taxonomy, explaining why the process of classification is so important. Some of the criteria taxonomists use in classifying living things are highlighted. Colorful video footage of a wide array of organisms illustrates the major kingdoms. Other terminology includes: taxonomy, binomial nomenclature, scientific name, Carolus Linnaeus, taxa, evolution, biochemical, embryology, behavior, kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus and species.

"Crisp live action video photography shows various life forms as they are discussed. Constantly changing graphics and variation between questions and explanations help involve viewers in the rhythm of the production." Top Ten Science Video of 2008 -- Booklist June 2006

Lucinda Whitehurst
June 2006

[Read Full Review]
Sample Video: Classification Categories

Digital Bundle

License Details
Single School License. Digital Bundle includes video files for full show and 7-10 content clips in H.264 (for iPods) and.WMV format. Plus 15-20 images (.jpg), teacher’s guide (.pdf) and metadata.

  • Product Code:
  • VLC110Digital
  • ISBN:
  • 9781592343157
Add to cart wish list