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Biology: Exploring Life
What is biology?
All ________ ______ share similar char…
The change in position of the body or…
The reaction to a change taking place…
The study of life
living things
Movement
Responsiveness
What is biology?
The study of life
All ________ ______ share similar char…
living things
23 terms
Biology Exploring Life Chapter 1
biosphere
ecosystem
organism
cell
all parts of the planet inhabited by living things
community of living and supportive non-living components of a…
living things
basic units of structure and function for all life
biosphere
all parts of the planet inhabited by living things
ecosystem
community of living and supportive non-living components of a…
32 terms
Biology: Exploring Life Chapter 5
organic molecule
inorganic molecule
hydrocarbon
functional group
carbon-based molecule
non-carbon-based molecule
organic molecule composed of only carbon and hydrogen atoms
group of atoms within a molecule that interacts in predictabl…
organic molecule
carbon-based molecule
inorganic molecule
non-carbon-based molecule
34 terms
Biology Exploring Life Chapter 34
Ecology
Biotic factors
Abiotic factors
Population
The scientific study of the interactions among organisms and…
the living things within an ecosystem
non-living physical and chemical conditions
a group of individual organisms of the same species living in…
Ecology
The scientific study of the interactions among organisms and…
Biotic factors
the living things within an ecosystem
21 terms
Biology: Exploring Life, Chapter 19
vascular tissue
lignin
cuticle
stomata
system of tube-shaped cells that branches throughout a plant…
chemical that hardens certain plant cell wall
waxy coating on the leaves and other above-ground parts of pl…
micoscopic pores in a leaf's surface
vascular tissue
system of tube-shaped cells that branches throughout a plant…
lignin
chemical that hardens certain plant cell wall
35 terms
Biology Exploring Life Chapter 20
sepal
petal
anther
embryo sac
modified leaf of the outermost ring of a flower; covers and p…
one of the modified leaves of the second ring of a flower
long stalk at the top of a flower's stamen where meiosis prod…
female gametophyte in a flower containing seven haploid cells…
sepal
modified leaf of the outermost ring of a flower; covers and p…
petal
one of the modified leaves of the second ring of a flower
37 terms
Biology: Exploring Life Chapter 6
Cell theory
Micrograph
Organelle
Plasma membrane
The generalization that all livng things are made of cells
A photograph of the view through a microscope
The term for any part of the cell with a specific job
Thin, outer cover that covers the cell and defines the bounda…
Cell theory
The generalization that all livng things are made of cells
Micrograph
A photograph of the view through a microscope
30 terms
Chapter 1 - - Biology: Exploring Life
Scientific method
Hypothesis
Prediction
Controlled experiment
Series of steps used to answer questions and solve problems:…
a possible answer to a question; an educated guess based on o…
a statement that explains how something can cause an effect;…
test that considers the effect of only one variable at a time
Scientific method
Series of steps used to answer questions and solve problems:…
Hypothesis
a possible answer to a question; an educated guess based on o…
26 terms
Chapter 7 Biology: Exploring Life
Autotroph
Photosynthesis
Producer
Heterotroph
An organism that makes its own food
6CO2 + 6H2O + light --> C6H12O6 + 6O2... A process used by plant…
An autotrophic organism that serves as a source of food for o…
An organism that cannot make its own food, and thus must inge…
Autotroph
An organism that makes its own food
Photosynthesis
6CO2 + 6H2O + light --> C6H12O6 + 6O2... A process used by plant…
28 terms
Biology Chapter 1: Biology: Exploring Life
biology
biosphere
ecosystem
community
The scientific study of life.
The entire portion of Earth inhabited by life; the sum of all…
All the organisms in a given area, along with the nonliving (…
An assemblage of all the organisms living together and potent…
biology
The scientific study of life.
biosphere
The entire portion of Earth inhabited by life; the sum of all…
Biology: Exploring Life
Biology
7 Properties of Life
Order
Reproduction
Study of Life
Order, Reproduction, Growth and Development, Energy Processin…
Highly ordered structure that typifies life
Ability to reproduce own kind
Biology
Study of Life
7 Properties of Life
Order, Reproduction, Growth and Development, Energy Processin…
32 terms
Biology: Exploring Life Chapter 5
organic molecule
inorganic molecule
hydrocarbon
functional group
carbon-based molecule
non-carbon-based molecule
organic molecule composed of only carbon and hydrogen atoms
group of atoms within a molecule that interacts in predictabl…
organic molecule
carbon-based molecule
inorganic molecule
non-carbon-based molecule
27 terms
Biology Chapter 1: Biology: Exploring Life
biology
biosphere
ecosystem
species
The scientific study of life. 1.1
The entire portion of Earth inhabited by life; the sum of all…
All the organisms in a given area, along with the nonliving (…
A group of whose members possess similar anatomical character…
biology
The scientific study of life. 1.1
biosphere
The entire portion of Earth inhabited by life; the sum of all…
19 terms
Biology: Exploring Life Chapter 35
population density
exponential growth
carrying capacity
density dependent factor
number of individuals per unit area
growth of a population that multiplies by a constant factor a…
largest number of individuals of a population that a environm…
limiting factor that depends on population size
population density
number of individuals per unit area
exponential growth
growth of a population that multiplies by a constant factor a…
21 terms
Biology: Exploring Life, Chapter 19
vascular tissue
lignin
cuticle
stomata
system of tube-shaped cells that branches throughout a plant…
chemical that hardens certain plant cell wall
waxy coating on the leaves and other above-ground parts of pl…
micoscopic pores in a leaf's surface
vascular tissue
system of tube-shaped cells that branches throughout a plant…
lignin
chemical that hardens certain plant cell wall
15 terms
Biology: Exploring Life Chapter 16
stromatolite
archaea
bacteria
coccus
dome-shaped rock composed of thin layers of sediment pressed…
domain of prokaryotic organisms that are biochemically and ge…
domain of prokaryotic organisms that are biochemically and ge…
a spherical bacterium
stromatolite
dome-shaped rock composed of thin layers of sediment pressed…
archaea
domain of prokaryotic organisms that are biochemically and ge…
24 terms
Biology Exploring Life Chapter 24
arthropod
thorax
jointed appendage
exoskeleton
member of a group of invertebrates characterized by segmented…
midsection of an arthropod
appendage with joints, or points where it can bend
hard external skeleton; characteristic of some invertebrates
arthropod
member of a group of invertebrates characterized by segmented…
thorax
midsection of an arthropod
19 terms
Biology Exploring Life Chapter 17
protists
protozoans
algae
zooflagallate
Eukaryotes that are not animals, plants, or fungi
Animal like protists, heterotrophs that ingest food
plant like protists, autotrophs that make their own food
move by means of one one or more flagella, Generally reproduc…
protists
Eukaryotes that are not animals, plants, or fungi
protozoans
Animal like protists, heterotrophs that ingest food
15 terms
Biology Exploring Life Chapter 21
Nitrogen fixation
Legume
Root nodule
Root hair
Process by which certain bacteria convert nitrogen gas to amm…
Member of a group of plants that house their own nitrogen-fix…
Lump on a plant root that contains nitrogen-fixing bacteria
Tiny outgrowths of the root's epidermal cells that increase t…
Nitrogen fixation
Process by which certain bacteria convert nitrogen gas to amm…
Legume
Member of a group of plants that house their own nitrogen-fix…
62 terms
Biology: Exploring Life, Chapter 6
organelle
plasma membrane
nucleus
cytoplasm
part of a cell with a specific function
thin outer boundary of a cell that regulates the traffic of c…
the part of a cell that houses the cell's genetic material in…
region of a cell between the nucleus and the plasma membrane
organelle
part of a cell with a specific function
plasma membrane
thin outer boundary of a cell that regulates the traffic of c…
95 terms
Chapter 1: Biology: Exploring Life
Properties of Life Shared by all Organ…
Order
Reproduction
Growth and Development
1. Order... 2. Reproduction... 3. Growth and Development... 4. Energy…
Living cells are the basis of this complex organization... Ex: T…
Organisms reproduce their own kind.
Inherited information in the form of DNA controls the pattern…
Properties of Life Shared by all Organ…
1. Order... 2. Reproduction... 3. Growth and Development... 4. Energy…
Order
Living cells are the basis of this complex organization... Ex: T…
24 terms
Chapter 1 - Biology: Exploring Life
biosphere
ecosystem
community
population
The entire portion of Earth inhabited by life; the sum of all…
A collection of all the organisms that live in a particular p…
An assemblage of all the populations of organisms living clos…
A group of individuals belonging to one species and living in…
biosphere
The entire portion of Earth inhabited by life; the sum of all…
ecosystem
A collection of all the organisms that live in a particular p…
36 terms
Biology: Exploring Life
Biology
Order
Reproduction
Growth and Development
the scientific study of life
the highly ordered structure that typifies life
the ability of organisms to reproduce their own kind
consistent growth and development controlled by inherited DNA
Biology
the scientific study of life
Order
the highly ordered structure that typifies life
16 terms
Biology: Exploring Life
Biosphere
Ecosystem
Community
Population
All the components on earth that support life
All the organisms living in a particular area
Organisms living in a ecosystem
Group of species under the community
Biosphere
All the components on earth that support life
Ecosystem
All the organisms living in a particular area
69 terms
Biology 1- Exploring Life
Scientific method
2 types of observations
Quantitative
Qualitative
process by which scientists formulate a hypothesis, gather da…
qualitative and quantitative
involves numbers and measurements
information gathered by the 5 senses, descriptive
Scientific method
process by which scientists formulate a hypothesis, gather da…
2 types of observations
qualitative and quantitative
Biology: Exploring Life
adaptation
Archaea
Atom
Bacteria
The act of adapting; The state of being adapted; adjustment
Another form of bacteria
Basic unit of chemical element. source of nuclear energy
A member of a large group of unicellular micro organisms that…
adaptation
The act of adapting; The state of being adapted; adjustment
Archaea
Another form of bacteria
75 terms
Biology: Exploring Life, Chapter 6
organelle
plasma membrane
nucleus
cytoplasm
part of a cell with a specific function
thin outer boundary of a cell that regulates the traffic of c…
the part of a cell that houses the cell's genetic material in…
region of a cell between the nucleus and the plasma membrane
organelle
part of a cell with a specific function
plasma membrane
thin outer boundary of a cell that regulates the traffic of c…
62 terms
Biology: Exploring Life, Chapter 6
organelle
plasma membrane
nucleus
cytoplasm
part of a cell with a specific function
thin outer boundary of a cell that regulates the traffic of c…
the part of a cell that houses the cell's genetic material in…
region of a cell between the nucleus and the plasma membrane
organelle
part of a cell with a specific function
plasma membrane
thin outer boundary of a cell that regulates the traffic of c…
13 terms
Biology Exploring Life Chapter 18
hyphae
mycelium
absorptive nutrition
spore
tiny threads of cytoplasm surrounded by a plasma membrane and…
functions as a feeding structure of fungus; as hyphae branche…
a method by which the fungus absorbs small organic molecules…
haploid single cells with thick cell walls that function as t…
hyphae
tiny threads of cytoplasm surrounded by a plasma membrane and…
mycelium
functions as a feeding structure of fungus; as hyphae branche…
15 terms
Biology: Exploring Life Chapter 16
stromatolite
archaea
bacteria
coccus
dome-shaped rock composed of thin layers of sediment pressed…
domain of prokaryotic organisms that are biochemically and ge…
domain of prokaryotic organisms that are biochemically and ge…
a spherical bacterium
stromatolite
dome-shaped rock composed of thin layers of sediment pressed…
archaea
domain of prokaryotic organisms that are biochemically and ge…
12 terms
Biology Exploring Life Chapter 25
Chordate
Notochord
Vertebra
Endoskeleton
member of a group of animals that have a notochord in their e…
flexible rod that extends through much of the length of a cho…
segment of the backbone; encloses and protects the nerve cord
skeleton located inside the body; characteristic of all verte…
Chordate
member of a group of animals that have a notochord in their e…
Notochord
flexible rod that extends through much of the length of a cho…
28 terms
Chapter 4 Biology - Exploring Life
Trace Element
Atom
Proton
Neutron
Elements that make up less than .01% of the human body.
The smallest possible part of an element.
An electrically positivly charged subatomic particle.
An electrically nuetrally charged subatomic particle.
Trace Element
Elements that make up less than .01% of the human body.
Atom
The smallest possible part of an element.
34 terms
Biology Exploring Life Chapter 20
sepal
petal
anther
embryo sac
modified leaf of the outermost ring of a flower; covers and p…
one of the modified leaves of the second ring of a flower
long stalk at the top of a flower's stamen where meiosis prod…
female gametophyte in a flower containing seven haploid cells…
sepal
modified leaf of the outermost ring of a flower; covers and p…
petal
one of the modified leaves of the second ring of a flower
16 terms
Biology Exploring Life Chapter 26
Amniote
Amniotic Egg
Scale
Ectotherm
vertebrate having an amnion surrounding the embryo; reptile,…
waterproof egg with a shell
hard structure made of keratin that is part of the skin of re…
animal whose main source of body heat is the external environ…
Amniote
vertebrate having an amnion surrounding the embryo; reptile,…
Amniotic Egg
waterproof egg with a shell
40 terms
Biology Exploring Life Chapter 23
Blastula
Gastrula
Larva
Metamorphosis
consists of a single layer of cells surrounding a hollow cavi…
one side of the blastula folds inward, forming an embryonic s…
an immature form of an animal that looks different from the a…
the larva undergoes a change of body form and becomes an adult.
Blastula
consists of a single layer of cells surrounding a hollow cavi…
Gastrula
one side of the blastula folds inward, forming an embryonic s…
34 terms
Biology: Exploring Life Chapter 6
cell theory
cytoplasm
equilibrium
osmosis
idea that all living things are composed of cells, cells are…
The region of the cell between the cell membrane and the nucl…
point at which the number of diffusing molecules moving in on…
passive transport of water across a selectively permeable mem…
cell theory
idea that all living things are composed of cells, cells are…
cytoplasm
The region of the cell between the cell membrane and the nucl…
30 terms
Biology: Exploring Life Chapter 9
asexual reproduction
sexual reproduction
chromatin
chromosome
process in which a single cell or set of cells produces offsp…
process in which genetic material from two parents combines a…
combination of DNA and protein molecules, in the form of long…
condensed threads of genetic material formed from chromatin a…
asexual reproduction
process in which a single cell or set of cells produces offsp…
sexual reproduction
process in which genetic material from two parents combines a…
18 terms
Biology Exploring Life Chapter 22
Plant hormone
Auxin
Cytokinin
Gibberellin
Chemical messenger in a plant
Plant hormone that promotes plant growth
Plant hormone that stimulates cell division
Plant hormone that stimulates growth of stems
Plant hormone
Chemical messenger in a plant
Auxin
Plant hormone that promotes plant growth
27 terms
Ch 1 Biology: Exploring Life
biology
order, reproduction, growth & developm…
biosphere, ecosystem, community, popul…
biosphere
the scientific study of life
7 characteristics of life
hierarchy of organization
all of the environments on Earth that support life
biology
the scientific study of life
order, reproduction, growth & developm…
7 characteristics of life
12 terms
Biology 2 - Chapter 1: Biology: Exploring Life
biology
biosphere
cell
community
the science that studies living organisms
all of the environments on Earth that support life
the smallest unit of life
all living organisms within an ecosystem
biology
the science that studies living organisms
biosphere
all of the environments on Earth that support life
53 terms
Biology: Exploring Life Chapter 28
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
nerve
stimulus
the body's primary information processing system; includes th…
network of nerves carrying signals into and out of the centra…
bundle or bundles of neuron fibers surrounded by connective t…
environmental change that triggers a response
central nervous system
the body's primary information processing system; includes th…
peripheral nervous system
network of nerves carrying signals into and out of the centra…
28 terms
Biology Ch 01 Exploring Life
biology
biosphere
ecosystem
community
The scientific study of life.
the sum of all Earth's ecosystems; all life and the abiotic t…
All the organisms in an area, along with the nonliving (abiot…
all the organisms of every species that live (and possibly in…
biology
The scientific study of life.
biosphere
the sum of all Earth's ecosystems; all life and the abiotic t…
24 terms
Biology Ch 1: Exploring Life
Properties of Life
Order
Biosphere
Ecosystem
1. Order... 2. Reproduce... 3. Growth... 4. Development... 5. Energy Proc…
1. Biosphere... 2. Ecosystem... 3. Community... 4. Population... 5. Organ…
supports life on Earth
-all organisms in an area + nonliving
Properties of Life
1. Order... 2. Reproduce... 3. Growth... 4. Development... 5. Energy Proc…
Order
1. Biosphere... 2. Ecosystem... 3. Community... 4. Population... 5. Organ…
23 terms
Biology-Exploring Life
Biology
What is considered "life"?
Biosphere
Ecosystem
The study of life
order, reproduction, growth and development, energy processin…
all environments on Earth that support life
consists of all organisms living in a particular area
Biology
The study of life
What is considered "life"?
order, reproduction, growth and development, energy processin…
39 terms
Mastering Biology: Exploring Life
A small group of 25 predatory birds po…
There are a number of properties that…
Which of the following is true with re…
An example of a stimulus that a plant…
evolutionary adaptation... Species have a capacity to change ov…
response to the environment... A suntan is a response by skin c…
Ecosystems include the nonliving components of an environment…
sunlight.... Plants can respond only to certain stimuli in the…
A small group of 25 predatory birds po…
evolutionary adaptation... Species have a capacity to change ov…
There are a number of properties that…
response to the environment... A suntan is a response by skin c…
34 terms
Biology Exploring Life Chapter 9
Anaphase
Asexual Reproduction
Benign Tumor
Cancer
A process in which offspring inherit all their genetic materi…
A process in which offspring inherit their genetic material f…
A material consisting of fibers in DNA and protien molecules…
A structure consisting of condensed fibers of DNA and protien…
Anaphase
A process in which offspring inherit all their genetic materi…
Asexual Reproduction
A process in which offspring inherit their genetic material f…
11 terms
Biology Exploring Life Chapter 2
Observation
Data
Inference
Generalization
the use of the senses to gather and record information
recorded observations
a logical conclusion based on observations
when scientists put together specific observations to reach a…
Observation
the use of the senses to gather and record information
Data
recorded observations
33 terms
Chapter 4: Biology Exploring Life
matter
element
trace element
compound
anything that occupies space and has mas
pure substance that cannot be broken down into other substanc…
element critical to health that makes up less than 0.01 perce…
substance containing two or more elements chemically combined…
matter
anything that occupies space and has mas
element
pure substance that cannot be broken down into other substanc…
118 terms
biology:exploring life
lemurs are...
describe the lands the lemurs floated to
all forms of life....
the study of life
primates that are known for their distinctive tails, dark eye…
relatively free of predators and competitors snd with many di…
share common properties (and common ancestor)
biology
lemurs are...
primates that are known for their distinctive tails, dark eye…
describe the lands the lemurs floated to
relatively free of predators and competitors snd with many di…
41 terms
Biology: Exploring Life
biology
biosphere
ecosystem
air, soil, water, sunlight
the scientific study of life
all the environments on Earth that support life
all the organisms living in a particular area, as well as the…
nonliving components of an ecosystem
biology
the scientific study of life
biosphere
all the environments on Earth that support life
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