The study of life
anything that has or once had all the characteristics of life
arranged in an orderly way
process that results in mass being added to an organism; may include formation of new cells and new structures.
the process of change that occurs during an organism's life to produce a more complex organism
the production of offspring
a group of similar organisms that can mate with each other and produce fertile offspring
any change or signal in the environment that can make an organism react
a reaction to a stimulus
regulation of an organism's internal conditions to maintain life
any inherited characteristic that results from changes to a species over time
a body of knowledge based on the study of nature
an explanation of natural phenomenon supported by many observations and experiments over time
a process by which the procedures used during an experiment and the results are evaluated by other scientists
uses units with divisions that are powers of ten
International system of units that help scientists
the field of study that applies science to matters of legal interest
moral principles or values
the process of gathering information about events or processes in a careful, orderly way
Statements made by the speaker that are based on facts or observations
a series of steps followed to solve problems including collecting data, formulating a hypothesis, testing the hypothesis, and stating conclusions
a testable explanation of a situation
the occurrence of accidental or unexpected but fortunate results
investigating a phenomenon in a controlled setting to test a hypothesis
an experiment that uses a group for comparison
the group exposed to the factor being tested
the one factor that can be changed in a controlled experiment; is the factor tested and affects the experiment outcome
factor being measured in a controlled experiment;value may change because of change to the independent variable
a factor the remains fixed during an experiment while the independent and dependent variables change
information gathered from observations
a logo designed to alert you about a specific danger
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