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  1. Characteristics of Life

  2. Organization of Life

  3. Scientific Method

  4. Scientific Method, cont.

  5. Vocabulary Matters

  6. Ch 1 Other Stuff Mystery!!

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  8. The smallest units that can carry on all functions of life.

  9. What are cells ?

  10. Process by which living things maintain a constant internal environment.

  11. What is homeostasis?

  12. Organisms that must get their energy from eating autotrophs or other food items.

  13. What are heterotrophs?

  14. Which is NOT a distinct property of living things? Homeostasis, complexity, metabolism, or reproduction

  15. What is complexity?

  16. Instructions for development passed from parents to offspring.

  17. What are genes?

  18. Chemical compounds that provide physical structure and that bring about movement, energy use, and other cellular functions

  19. What are molecules?

  20. The smallest unit of life

  21. What is the cell?

  22. A group of populations living together in one area

  23. What is a community?

  24. A group of organ systems working together

  25. What is an organism?

  26. Communities of organisms together with their physical environments

  27. What is an ecosystem?

  28. A scientist noticed that in acidic pond water, some salamanders developed with curved spines. This was a(n)_____

  29. What is observation?

  30. A testable explanation of an observation.

  31. What is a hypothesis?

  32. A unifying explanation for a broad range of observations.

  33. What is a theory?

  34. Scientific hypotheses are most often tested by the process of ________.

  35. What is experimenting?

  36. What is the correct order for the following terms? Predictions, theory, controlled testing, observations, hypothesis, verification

  37. What is observations, hypothesis, predictions, controlled testing, verification, theory?

  38. Data reported in a descriptive way.

  39. What is qualitative data?

  40. In an experiment, the group to which results are compared.

  41. What is control?

  42. The condition that changes in an experiment.

  43. What is independent variable?

  44. The response to a changed condition.

  45. What is the dependent variable?

  46. Dr. Ross knew that the parasite Plasmodium was always found in the blood of malaria patients. He thought that if Anopheles were responsible for spreading malaria, then Plasmodium would be found in the mosquitoes. This idea was a

  47. What is prediction?

  48. Substance that contains all the information for growth and development.

  49. What is DNA?