edZOOcating: Scientific Names Mini - Lesson

Learn how to write an animal’s binomial (or Latin) name and discover the clues they give us!

You can tell a lot about an animal by its name.

Most animal species have both a common name and a scientific name. Scientific names are also called Latin or Binomial names.
 
We usually use common names when talking about animals, but common names can often be confusing.

Science Topics
Biology, Zoology
K-6, Middle School
3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

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