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the remains or impression of a prehistoric organism preserved in petrified form or as a mold or cast in rock.
How to find the the age of fossils
By studying the rock layer and the fossils inside them.
First organisms on earth
single-celled organisms called Archaea
Eras of the earth
Paleozoic Era (ancient life)
Mesozoic Era (middle life)
Ceniozic Era (recent life)
a change or the process of change by which an organism or species becomes better suited to its environment.
Why scientists classify organisms
Scientists classify organisms to make them easier to study.
A main classification of living organisms that includes all animals
Bacteria vs illnesses
Bacteria is a large group of micro organisms than can open up the body to infection
a swelling of a part of the body, generally without inflammation, caused by an abnormal growth of tissue, whether benign or malignant.
Cures for cancer
Stem cell transplant
Lasers in cancer treatment
Ways that common illnesses and viruses are aquired/spread
If someone touches these surfaces, then touches his eyes, nose or mouth before washing his hands, the virusspreads. Another way the flu canspread is if an infected person coughs or sneezes into her hands, then touches a hard surface like a phone, keyboard, or toy before washing her hands.
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Receives incoming information (senses). Sends messages to the body about how to react
Provides Shape and structure to the body. Allows for movement. Protects vital organs. Produces blood cells.
Allows for movement of the body. Keeps head in position. Provides heat
Controls body functions using chemicals messengers called hormones.
Transports oxygen, waste, nutrients, hormones, heat, etc... around the body
Brings oxygen into the body. Gets rid of carbon dioxide.
Cleanses the blood. Rids the body of wastes. Maintains salt and water balance.
Breaks down food into smaller molecules. Absorbs these nutrients into the body.
Produces sex cells (sperm and eggs). Produces sex hormones (testosterone, estrogen). Nurtures the unborn baby (fetus).
What was being done to the eco system in the congo and why.
They weren't able to replant the seeds because the company owned the formula.
What cures where used to cure cancer.
Injecting a virus into a person's blood so the virus got rid of the cancer.
Why was this not considered treatment.
Because 1. It didn't always work and 2. You were getting another virus.
Why were these techniques not being used world-wide.
1. Not enough funding to make it world wide and 2. The survival rate wasn't so high.
What was the conflict between the interested public and the water park industry
The public was scared to go back in so they wanted to shut down the shows. And the water park industry wanted to continue because they make money with it.
Bi polar disorder
A disorder associated with mood swings ranging from depressive lows to manic highs.
An eating disorder causing people to obsess about weight and what they eat.
A disorder involving excessive body fat that increases the risk of health problems.
A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the blood, or high blood glucose.
A disorder in which nerve cell activity in the brain is disturbed, causing seizures.
Inflammation of one or more joints, causing pain and stiffness that can worsen with age.
A group of lung diseases that block airflow and make it difficult to breathe.
Infection that inflames air sacs in one or both lungs, which may fill with fluid.
Chronic liver damage from a variety of causes leading to scarring and liver failure.
An immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye.
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