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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. The maintenance of stable internal conditions in an organism.
  2. Things that must remain the same between the experimental group AND the control group.
  3. The study of life.
  4. The change in the inherited characteristics of an organism over generations; sometimes quick, sometimes slow...depends on environment.
  5. An educated answer to a question based on past experiences and current understandings.
  6. All of the genes in an organism, including mitochondrial DNA.

6 True/False questions

  1. GeneA sequence of DNA that codes for a specific trait. Sometimes 1 gene = 1 trait; also many genes can = 1 trait

          

  2. ReproductionThe change in the inherited characteristics of an organism over generations; sometimes quick, sometimes slow...depends on environment.

          

  3. Scientific TheoryNOT a guess!!! Theories attempt to EXPLAIN observations and experimental results. This leads to more questions that create more hypothesis that can support or reject the theory. Ex: There is no theory of gravity because scientists don't know enough about it to explain it well enough to agree on a theory.

          

  4. Scientific LawLaws allow scientiest to make predictions. Usually associated with a formula. Ex: Law of gravity allows us to make predictions about the force of gravity.

          

  5. MetabolismThe sum of all chemical reactions in an organism. Consists of anabolism (builds things and consumes energy) and catabolism (breaks things down and releases energy).

          

  6. Control GroupThe group in an experiment that is lacking (as best as possible) the effects of the IV.

          

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