7 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- The study of how organisms interact with their environment.
- The maintenance of stable internal conditions in an organism.
- All of the genes in an organism, including mitochondrial DNA.
- A sequence of DNA that codes for a specific trait. Sometimes 1 gene = 1 trait; also many genes can = 1 trait
- An educated answer to a question based on past experiences and current understandings.
- 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.
6 True/False questions
Dependent Variable → These are the results of an experiment; what you are measuring. The data for the experimental group and control group is usually expected to be different.
Evolution → Process by which organisms make more of their own kind. Can be sexual or asexual.
Control Group → Things that must remain the same between the experimental group AND the control group.
Metabolism → The sum of all chemical reactions in an organism. Consists of anabolism (builds things and consumes energy) and catabolism (breaks things down and releases energy).
Cell → The smallest unit capable of all life functions.
Mutation → The change in the inherited characteristics of an organism over generations; sometimes quick, sometimes slow...depends on environment.