SI or Metric System • Uses liters, meters and grams as base units
Vocabulary • Evolution - The process by which traits passed from parents to offspring change over time. • Heredity – the process by which parent pass traits to their offspring. • Homeostasis – the maintenance of stable internal conditions despite changing external conditions. • Metabolism – the sum of all chemical reactions carried out in an organism.
Vocabulary • Reproduction – the process by which organisms make more of their own kind. • Ethics – moral principals. • Gravity – all objects in the universe are subject to gravity. • Control group – a group that serves as a standard of comparison in an experiment. a controlled experiment is conducted to test an hypothesis.
Science Lab Safety • Use sunscreen • Use proper safety equipment • Pay attention to what you are doing • Pay atten • tion to your • body and clothing
Biology • Study of plants = botany • Study of animals = zoology