15 terms

Chapter 5 Lesson 1

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autotroph
Converts light energy into usable energy
heterotroph
Obtains energy from other organisms
unicellular
Made up of only one cell
multicellular
Having many cells that carry our functions
taxonomy
Science that classifies living things
habitat
Specific environment where an organism lives
binomial nomenclature
Naming system that gives living things a scientific name
dichotomous key
Tool used to identify organisms based on its characteristics
The six characteristics of living things
Made of cells, organized, grow and develop, respond to environment, reproduce, use energy
Three things living things need to survive
Food/energy, water, a place to live
Cells
Form into tissues
Tissues
Form into organs
Organs
Form into organ systems
Eight levels of classification
Domain, Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species
Latin
Language scientific names are written in
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