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What is budding?
Budding is the process by which, a new duplicate plant or animal begins to form at the side of the parent and enlarges until an individual is created.
What is menstruation?
Female cycle that occurs every 28 days. It's the discharge of tissue and blood.
What does Adrenal Gland do?
It is responsible for the "fight or flight" response and releases adrenaline which gives you sudden bursts of strength and energy.
What is the function of the pancreas?
Produces insulin and glucagon which regulates the body's use of glucose.
What does the Endocrine System do?
Secretes hormones into the blood that controls long term changes, like development and growth.
Describe Darwin's discoveries related to the finch's beaks.
He discovered that each flinch had slightly different beaks because of where they lived and ate.
What is selective breeding and give an example.
A controlled process of breeding plants and animals for a particular trait.
EX: A farmer mates 2 large cows to produce more meat.
Describe the difference between natural selection and selective breeding.
Natural Selection: occurs in nature
Selective breeding: controlled by humans
What is "survival of the fittest" and what scientist is associated with it?
Organisms that are better suited for their environment survive and reproduce much more effectively.
What is the difference between haploid and diploid?
Haploids contain half the number of chromosomes and Diploids contain 2 complete sets of chromosome.
An alternative form of a gene (one member of a pair) that is located at a specific position on a specific chromosome.
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