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Easiest way to learn taxonomy

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Gustavo dos Santos

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Every time I revisit taxonomy I feel like I'm forgetting things. What's the easiest way to learn this?
I think bootcamp has some free videos that go through most of what you need to know. It does it in a flow chart kind of way and is very helpful IMO. I took notes on this and reviewed it. That’s all I used for taxonomy.
 
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DentistBob

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This may not be a particularly useful way for you but it worked for me. I have a particular love of languages, so the way I recalled taxonomy was by looking up the ancient Greek and Latin origins of all the taxonomic classifications. It was a fun exercise for me to learn some Greek while also studying the material. Perhaps languages aren't your thing. But it would be helpful to turn learning this material into a fun activity that you enjoy.
 
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This may not be a particularly useful way for you but it worked for me. I have a particular love of languages, so the way I recalled taxonomy was by looking up the ancient Greek and Latin origins of all the taxonomic classifications. It was a fun exercise for me to learn some Greek while also studying the material. Perhaps languages aren't your thing. But it would be helpful to turn learning this material into a fun activity that you enjoy.
That's actually really smart. I may have to do this lol

Have you tried this for anatomy classes?
 
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