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Science definitions and terms 6th grade!!

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Passive Transport
Movement of molecules without the input of energy
Osmosis
passive transport of water by diffusion
active transport
protein binds to a particle and uses energy to move through the cell membrane
equilibrium
condition in which molecules of a substance are spread evenly throughout a space
producer
an organism that makes its own food
enzyme
a substance that speeds up a chemical reactions
exocytosis
a process by which vesicles release their contents outside the cell
metabolism
all of the activities that occur within the cells of an organism
diffusion
movement of molecules from an area of more molecules to an area of less molecules
consumer
an organism that cant make its own food
organic compound
compound containing carbon and hydrogen and is associated with living things
fermintation
process that releases energy without using oxygen
inorganic compound
a substance made of elements other than carbon
endocytosis
process of taking substances into a cell by surrounding it with the cell membrane
mixture
combination of substances in which each substance retains its own properties
matter
has mass and takes up space
energy
the ability to cause change
What causes dough to rise?
Yeast cells release energy in sugar and then CO2 raises it
what is the name of process of the bread called
alcoholic fermentation
water
h20
carbon dioxide
CO2
_________ are organic compounds made of sugars and starches
carbohyrdrates
___________ are organic compounds that store energy
enzymes
__________ the movement of large molecules through the cell membrane out of the cell is called ________
exocytosis
If the movement of molecules requires energy it is
active transport
_____________ IS a process that releases energy when oxygen is insufficient
fermentation
__________ are organisms that cant make food
consumers
producers use light energy to make _________
glucose
Organic compounds that store important coded info in cells are______________
nucleic acids
the functions of the selectively permeable cell _______ is to allow some things to pass through it but not others.
wall
Bacteria are taken into cells by __________
endocytosis
organic compounds are compounds that always contain_________
carbon