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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. The transmission of traits (via genes) from one generation to the next.
  2. Process by which organisms make more of their own kind. Can be sexual or asexual.
  3. NOT 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. The smallest unit capable of all life functions.
  5. The maintenance of stable internal conditions in an organism.
  6. Laws allow scientiest to make predictions. Usually associated with a formula. Ex: Law of gravity allows us to make predictions about the force of gravity.

6 True/False questions

  1. ConstantAll of the genes in an organism, including mitochondrial DNA.

          

  2. Independent VariableThe part of the experiment that I (get it...I) control. This is what you are isolating.

          

  3. MutationA change in the DNA sequence of a gene. This can lead to genetic diversity.

          

  4. 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).

          

  5. HypothesisAn educated answer to a question based on past experiences and current understandings.

          

  6. EvolutionA change in the DNA sequence of a gene. This can lead to genetic diversity.