Lots of mnemonic devices & memory devices for Biology

How to remember taxonomy classes and other biology facts. Many tips and tricks. Learn more and remember them forever.

Domain, Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species


Mnemonics Determined, Kind, People Can Often Follow Ghostly Screams Did King Phillip Cry Out “For Goodness Sakes!”? Do Kangaroos Prefer (the) Cake Or (the) Frosting, Generally Speaking? Do King Play
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Taxonomy for humans

Mnemonics All Cool Men Prefer Having Heavy Sideburns Anyone Can Make Pretty Healthy Hot Stew Anyone Can Make Pretty Hot Heeled Shoes Amanda Called Micheal Phelps Hoping He’d Stop Swimming
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Explanation Taxonomy groupings – Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus and Species This was taught by a teacher in the 1980’s who was a big Brighton & Hove Albion football fan.
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ABC of an environment. Abiotic, biotic, and cultural.

Explanation Use to remember the parts of an environment. Abiotic is non-living, biotic is living, and cultural is human-made.

Phases of mitosis

Mnemonics I Picked My Apple’s Today I Propose Men Are Toads Idiot, Pass Me Another Tequila Immoral Professor, My Ass Is Throbbing! PMAT Explanation Phases of mitosis (cell division):  Interphase, Prophase,
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Dromedary vs. Bactrian camel

Explanation Dromedary vs. Bactrian camel. Which has how many humps?  Dromedary starts with a capital D, and the letter D has one hump.  Therefore the Dromedary has one hump.  Bactrian
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Explanation The 7 things all living animals do/have: movement, reproduction, sensitivity, growth, respiration, excretion, nutrition

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Explanation The Kreb’s Cycle– acetyl CoA, citrate, isocitrate, succinyl CoA, fumarate, malate, oxaloacetate

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Explanation Remembering Double ringed purines : adenine & guanine


Explanation The 7 aspects of life: Growth, Reproduction, Irritability, Movement, Excretion, Nutrition, death