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Unit One Biology: Building Blocks of Life

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cell
collection of living matter enclosed by a barrier that separates the cell from its surroundings; basic unit of all forms of life
biology
science that seeks to understand the living world
evolve
change over time
homeostasis
process by which organisms maintain a relatively stable internal environment
stimuli
information in the environment that activates the nerves in a sense organ, a signal to which an organism responds
sexual reproduction
process by which cells from two different parents unite to produce the first cell of a new organism
asexual reproduction
process by which a single parent reproduces by itself
energy
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DNA
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independent variable
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dependent variable
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hypothesis
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data
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experiment
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metric system (units)
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matter
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proton
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electron
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neutron
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atoms
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organic
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inorganic
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elements
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molecules
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covalent bond
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ionic bond
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hydrogen bond
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polar molecule
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carbohydrate
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protein
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amino acids
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monosaccharide
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disaccharides
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polysaccharides
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lipids
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glycerol
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fatty acids
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nucleic acids
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nucleotides
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enzymes
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activation energy
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compound
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