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Biology Chapter 1 Test
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an organized way of gathering and analyzing evidence about the natural world
noticing and describing events or processes in a careful, orderly way
a logical interpretation based on what scientists already know combined with creative imaginations
a scientific explanation for a set of observations that can be tested in ways that support or reject it
testing a hypothesis by an experiment with only one variable changed and all other variables kept the same or controlled.
a variable that is deliberately changed
the variable that is observed and that changes in response to the independent variable
exposed to the same conditions as the experimental group except for one independent variable
records of experimental observations
What helps scientist generate new ideas?
Publishing peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals allows scientist to do what?
To share ides and to test and evaluate each other's work.
What is theory mean in science?
A well tested explanation that brings together a range of observations and hypotheses
It allows scientists to make accurate predictions
a point of view that is more personal that scientific
The study of life
the complex information needed to live, grow and reproduce in a genetic code
A signal that an organism responds to
The unity of two parent cells to make a new organisms
a single organism produces offspring identical to itself
keeping the internal environment stable even in dramatically changed external conditions
the combinations of chemical reactions through which an organism builds or breaks down material is called metabolism.
organisms in land, water, and water
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