Scientific Name Homework: Write down the scientific name



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Scientific Name Homework:

  • Write down the scientific name of TWO organisms (living things).

Scientific Name = Genus & species name.

The genus name should start with a CAPITAL letter and the species name should start with a lower case letter. When typed the scientific name is italicized and when written by hand it is underlined.



  • You must also write down the common names of the two organisms you have chosen.

Example: The scientific name for a mountain lion is Felis concolor or

Felis concolor. Common names for Felis concolor are mountain lion, puma, and cougar.

  • Write a brief description of the organism, such as what it looks like, eats, lives, and other interesting facts.

  • Put a picture or illustration.

  • You can get information from the internet, and/or encyclopedias and other books.


Organism 1

Scientific Name:


Common Name(s):
Description and Interesting Facts: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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Pictures and/or Illustrations:

Organism 2

Scientific Name:


Common Name(s):
Description and Interesting Facts: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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Pictures and/or Illustrations:

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