1. Order of Operations
In mathematical expressions, the order of operations is important. You must carry out operations in a very specific order to solve a math problem. The order is: parentheses, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction. You can remember this order by remembering:
Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally.
2. Great Lakes
The names of the Great Lakes are: Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, Ontario. You can remember the order from west to east with the following:
Super Man Helps Every One.
The Planets (without poor Pluto) are Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.
My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Noodles.
4. Order of Taxonomy
The order of taxonomy in biology is: Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species. There are many mnemonics for this:
Kevin’s Poor Cow Only Feels Good Sometimes.
King Phillip Cried Out For Good Soup.
5. Taxonomic Classification for Humans
So where do human beings fit in when it comes to the order of taxonomy? Animalia, Chordata, Mammalia, Primatae, Hominidae, Homo sapiens. Try one of these mnemonic devices:
All Cool Men Prefer Having Heavy Sideburns.
Anyone Can Make Pretty Healthy Hot Stew.
6. Mitosis Phases
The phases of mitosis (cell division) are: Interphase, Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase, Telophase. Although it sounds rude:
I Propose Men Are Toads.
7. Classes and sub-classes of Phylum Mollusca
Need to remember classes and sub-classes of Phylum Mollusca for biology class?
- S- Scaphopoda
- G- Gastropoda
- C- Caudofoveata
- S- Solenogastres
- M- Monoplacophora
- P- Polyplacophora
- B- Bivalvia
- C- Cephalopodia
- CAN - (sub-classes of Cephalopodia)Coleoids, Ammonoids, Nautiloids
Try: Some Grownups Can't See Magic People But Children CAN.
8. Coordinating Conjunctions
Coordinating conjunctions are used when we join two clauses together. They are: for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so. You can remember FANBOY as a device or try a full sentence mnemonic:
Four Apes Nibbled Big Orange Yams.
9. Musical Notes
The musical notes in the scale are: E,G,B,D,F.
Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge.
10. Colors of the Spectrum
Need to remember all the visible colors in the color spectrum? They are R – red, O – orange, Y – yellow, G – green, B – blue I – indigo, V – violet. Try to remember:
Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain.