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TCI Cells & Genetics Unit 1 Study Guide
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Why would a plant produce a chemical that tastes bitter to certain organisms? (Lesson 1 Key Science Concept)
To prevent predation
What are the requirements that must be met for an engineering solution to be successful? (Vocabulary Lesson 1)
Criteria (Singular: criterion)
What are the limitations on an engineering solution? (Vocabulary Lesson 1)
What is a distinct feature or body part of an organism? (Vocabulary Lesson 1)
What is a relationship between two living things where one organism captures and feeds on the other ? (Vocabulary Lesson 1)
What is to suffer or die from lack of food? (Vocabulary Lesson 1)
What is an abnormal and excessive loss of water from the body of an organism? (Vocabulary Lesson 1)
What is to suffer or die from lack of oxygen? (Vocabulary Lesson 1)
What is a group of living things that share traits and can successfully breed with each other but not with other groups? (Vocabulary Lesson 1)
What is the process by which an organism makes more organisms of the same species? (Vocabulary Lesson 2)
What is a way of acting that will help an animal attract a mate? (Vocabulary Lesson 2)
What is a representation of something in the real world which makes important aspects easier to observe and hides unimportant aspects? (Vocabulary Lesson 2)
What is to begin the growth of a new plant from a seed? (Vocabulary Lesson 2)
All organisms acquire their needs for energy, materials, and living space from... (Lesson 1 Game Question # 1)
Which of the following statements is NOT true of an organism's relationship with food? (Lesson 1 Game Question # 2)
Animals do not get food from their environments.
Which of these is likely to cause dehydration in an organism? (Lesson 1 Game Question # 3)
A drought that lasts for five years
Which of these is true of a plant's needs for survival? (Lesson 1 Game Question # 4)
Plants do not have to eat food because they make their own.
The survival of organisms can be threatened by... (Lesson 1 Game Question # 5)
Extreme temperatures, the risk of diseases, the danger of being eaten by others
One example of a physical trait is the... (Lesson 1 Game Question # 6)
Quills on a porcupine
Criteria and constraints are chosen based on... (Lesson 1 Game Question # 12)
Human need, societal values, available resources
Which is a bear with thick fur more likely to produce offspring than a bear with thin fur? (Lesson 1 Game Question # 20)
Bears with thick fur are more likely to survive cold winters and live long enough to reproduce.
Which of these is true of an animal's reproductive traits? (Lesson 2 Game Question # 2)
Reproductive traits increase the chance that an animal will find a mate.
Which of these is an example of an animal's physical trait for reproduction? (Lesson 2 Game Question # 3)
Why would a mother sea turtle lay 1,000 eggs instead of 10 eggs? (Lesson 2 Game Question # 9)
The more eggs she lays, the more likely it is that her offspring will survive.
Which of these is NOT true of the chances of offspring survival for a species that lay many eggs? (Lesson 2 Game Question # 10)
All offspring are likely to survive because they are cared for in greater numbers.
Which of these is a benefit of taking care of offspring? (Lesson 2 Game Question # 11)
Taking care of offspring means the odds of each offspring's survival is greater.
Which of these is one of the criteria scientists water to meet for condor recovery? (Lesson 2 Game Question # 13)
Scientists wanted to create a self-sustaining wild population of condors.
How did scientists overcome the constraint of how often condors lay eggs? (Lesson 2 Game Question # 14)
Scientists removed an egg before it hatched causing the condor to lay another.
What was the purpose of the zoo habitat built by scientists for the condors? (Lesson 2 Game Question # 15)
The zoo habitat was designed to teach condors to avoid dangers in their natural habitat.
What is one improvement scientists made to the model condor habitat? (Lesson 2 Game Question # 16)
Scientists modeled condor mothers by using puppets to feed and take care of baby condors.
What is growing toward the light in plants an example of and what will it help the plant to do? (Lesson 1 Key Science Concept)
Behavioral trait and it will help it survive and prevent starvation
What would fertilizer affect in a plant? (Lesson 1 Key Science Concept)
It would affect the plant's physical traits
What is an example of a way that plants prevent dehydration? (Lesson 1 Key Science Concept)
Thick leaves, roots and stems that store water
What is a distinct way in which an organism interacts with its environment? (Vocabulary Lesson 1)
How do offspring get their physical traits and behavioral traits? (Lesson 1 Key Science Concept)
From their parents
What do sounds an organism creates to attract a mate help with? (Lesson 2 Key Science Concept)
Attract a mate and reproduce
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