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Smallest unit of life


Maintaining a relatively constant internal environment, like body temperature

Scientific method

a method of investigation involving observation and theory to test scientific hypotheses


a tentative theory about the natural world


a statement made in advance that expresses the results that will be obtained from testing a hypothesis if the hypothesis is supported; the expected outcome if a hypothesis is accurate

Nonliving things

Like rocks

Living things

Use energy, reproduce, grow and produce, evolution, homeostasis and responds to environment


(biology) study of the general principles of scientific classification


Single felled prokaryote (bacteria)


eukaryotic; multicellular; heterotroph; consumers; complex organ systems

Unique human characteristics

Bipedalism- walking upright on 2 feet, opposable thumbs-for tool making and food foraging, large brains- has helped our species evolve, tool making and language, capacity for complex language- speaking and writing which sets us apart from other animals.

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