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70 terms
Life Science
food web
energy pyramids
trophic level
prokaryotes
show feeding relationship between plants and animals in an ec…
show relative amounts of energy at each trophic level (greate…
each step in a food web or pyramid
simple cells that do not have a nucleus (bacteria)
food web
show feeding relationship between plants and animals in an ec…
energy pyramids
show relative amounts of energy at each trophic level (greate…
18 terms
Life Science
Herbivore
Carnivore
Omnivore
Prey
An animal that gets energy by eating only plants
An animal that gets energy by eating other animals
An animal that gets energy by eating both plants and animals
An animal that is hunted as food
Herbivore
An animal that gets energy by eating only plants
Carnivore
An animal that gets energy by eating other animals
45 terms
Life Science
chlorophyll
chloroplasts
energy (organisms)
natural resources
green pigment that traps energy from the sun.
an organelle in a plant cell that turns energy from the sun i…
the ability to do work or cause change; can be stored in chem…
resources that are obtained from earth.
chlorophyll
green pigment that traps energy from the sun.
chloroplasts
an organelle in a plant cell that turns energy from the sun i…
9 terms
Life Science
observe
predict
classify
life science
using one or more of your senses to gather information
making a guess of what will happen in the future
grouping items together that are similar in some way
the study of living things
observe
using one or more of your senses to gather information
predict
making a guess of what will happen in the future
40 terms
Life Science
Allele
Autotroph
Binary Fission
Binomial Nomenclature
alternative form of a gene located at a specific site on a ch…
organism that can produce food from inorganic materials
asexual reproductive process in which a single cell divides i…
system used to name organisms using two words: the genus and…
Allele
alternative form of a gene located at a specific site on a ch…
Autotroph
organism that can produce food from inorganic materials
87 terms
Life Science
develop
digest
heredity
metabolism
The process of change that occurs during an organism's life t…
Breaking down food
Passing of traits from parents to offspring
All of the chemical reactions that occur in an organism
develop
The process of change that occurs during an organism's life t…
digest
Breaking down food
12 terms
Life Science
Predator
Prey
Scavengers
Omnivore
Predator
Prey
13 terms
Life Science
phloem cells
photosynthesis
xylem
plant and animal cells
cells that transport nutrients and other organic compounds in…
A process used by plants and other organisms to convert light…
Vascular tissue that carries water, sugar and minerals upward…
The smallest unit of life that break down sugar to release en…
phloem cells
cells that transport nutrients and other organic compounds in…
photosynthesis
A process used by plants and other organisms to convert light…
30 terms
Life Science
Ecology
Biotic
Abiotic
Population
study of the interactions of living organisms with one anothe…
living elements of the envrionment
nonliving elements of the environment
a group of organisms of the same species that live in a speci…
Ecology
study of the interactions of living organisms with one anothe…
Biotic
living elements of the envrionment
39 terms
Life Science
chlorophyll
chloroplasts
energy (organisms)
natural resources
green pigment that traps energy from the sun.
an organelle in a plant cell that turns energy from the sun i…
the ability to do work or cause change; can be stored in chem…
resources that are obtained from earth.
chlorophyll
green pigment that traps energy from the sun.
chloroplasts
an organelle in a plant cell that turns energy from the sun i…
9 terms
The Science of Biology/Life Science
Biology
Organism
Biosphere
Ecosystem
The Study of Life; also know as life science
things that have all the characteristics of life, made of one…
Part of Earth that contains all ecosystems
Community and its non-living environment
Biology
The Study of Life; also know as life science
Organism
things that have all the characteristics of life, made of one…
9 terms
Life Science
adaptation
behavior
stimulus
innate behavior
a characteristic or trait that helps an organism survive in i…
an activity or action that helps an organism survive in its e…
any change in the environment that affects the activity of an…
behaviors that do not need to be learned
adaptation
a characteristic or trait that helps an organism survive in i…
behavior
an activity or action that helps an organism survive in its e…
22 terms
Life Science
Adaptation
Carnivore
Community
Consumer
A characteristic that improves an individual's ability to sur…
A consumer that obtains energy by eating only animals.
All the different populations that live together in an area
An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms
Adaptation
A characteristic that improves an individual's ability to sur…
Carnivore
A consumer that obtains energy by eating only animals.
12 terms
Life Science Chapter 18
Binomial Nomenclature
Genus
Ursus Arctos
Ursus Arctos Horribilis
Two word naming system
A group of similar species
Brown bear
Grizzly Bear
Binomial Nomenclature
Two word naming system
Genus
A group of similar species
11 terms
Life Science Chapter 2
Atom
Nucleus
Electron
Element
Basic unit of matter
The center of an atom which contains the protons and neutrons.
Negatively charged particle located in the space surrounding…
Pure substance that consists entirely of one type of atom.
Atom
Basic unit of matter
Nucleus
The center of an atom which contains the protons and neutrons.
25 terms
Life Science
Adaptations
Functional adaptations
Structural adaptations
Behavioral adaptations
Changes in physical structure, function, or behavior that all…
Involves internal body systems that affect biochemistry. Ex:…
a physical feature of an organism's body having a specific fu…
an inherited behavior that helps an organism survive
Adaptations
Changes in physical structure, function, or behavior that all…
Functional adaptations
Involves internal body systems that affect biochemistry. Ex:…
31 terms
Life Science
Purebred
Hybrid
P generation
F1 generation
An organism that has 2 of the same alleles for a trait;an org…
An organism that has two different alleles for a trait; an or…
Parental generation, the first two individuals that mate in a…
Offspring of P Generation;... The first filial generation.
Purebred
An organism that has 2 of the same alleles for a trait;an org…
Hybrid
An organism that has two different alleles for a trait; an or…
22 terms
life science
classify
cell
skin cell
Blood cells
to put into a group
basic unit of life
job is to cover and protect
carries oxygen throughout the body
classify
to put into a group
cell
basic unit of life
12 terms
WMS Life Science Viruses
They are not made of cells, can't make…
GENETIC MATERIAL (red)
LYTIC CYCLE
PROTEIN COATING (yellow)
Why aren't viruses classified as LIVING THINGS?
Identify the RED structure in the core of this virus.
What is the name of the process that viruses must go through…
Identify the YELLOW structure of this virus.
They are not made of cells, can't make…
Why aren't viruses classified as LIVING THINGS?
GENETIC MATERIAL (red)
Identify the RED structure in the core of this virus.
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Life Science Test 1
chloroplasts
cell wall
cell theory
organs
disc-like shapes filled with chlorophyll and found only in pl…
provides support for plant cells
1. all organisms are made of one or more cells... 2. cells are t…
structures made up of several different types of tissues
chloroplasts
disc-like shapes filled with chlorophyll and found only in pl…
cell wall
provides support for plant cells
14 terms
Life Science Chapter 6
multiple alleles
sex chromosomes
sex-linked genes
carrier
three or more forms of a gene that code for a single trait
a pair of chromosomes carrying genes that determine whether a…
a gene that is carried on the X or Y chromosome
individual who has one copy of the allele for a recessive dis…
multiple alleles
three or more forms of a gene that code for a single trait
sex chromosomes
a pair of chromosomes carrying genes that determine whether a…
150 terms
LIFE SCIENCE-SLO Vocabulary
microscope
cell theory
cell wall
cell membrane
an instrument that makes small objects look larger.
all living things are composed of cells, cells are the basic…
rigid layer that surrounds the cells of plants and other orga…
controls which substances pass in and out of the cell, made o…
microscope
an instrument that makes small objects look larger.
cell theory
all living things are composed of cells, cells are the basic…
36 terms
Life Science Final Exam
Population Density
biotic factors
abiotic factors
species
Number of individuals per unit area
living parts of a habitat
nonliving parts of an organism's habitat
a group of organisms that are physically similar and can mate…
Population Density
Number of individuals per unit area
biotic factors
living parts of a habitat
20 terms
Life science
role
survive
producer
consumer
an job
to continue to live
a plant that makes its own food
an animal that eats other living things for food
role
an job
survive
to continue to live
18 terms
Life Science
learned behavior
survive
adapt
function
a behavior that has been learned from experience or observation
continue to live
An inherited behavior or physical characteristic that helps a…
The kind of action or activity specific to a thing or person.
learned behavior
a behavior that has been learned from experience or observation
survive
continue to live
9 terms
Life Science Chapter 1
Hypothesis
Goal of Science
Science
Observation
A scientific explanation for a set of observations that can b…
To give an explanation for natural events, to understand patt…
An organized way of gathering and analyzing evidence about th…
The act of noticing and describing what is happening in an or…
Hypothesis
A scientific explanation for a set of observations that can b…
Goal of Science
To give an explanation for natural events, to understand patt…
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Life Science Vocabulary
Producer
Consumer
Decomposer
Herbivore
An organism that produces its own food.
An organism that obtains energy by eating other organisms.
Eats or breaks down the remains of dead plants or animals. Re…
An organism that eats only plants.
Producer
An organism that produces its own food.
Consumer
An organism that obtains energy by eating other organisms.
24 terms
Life Science Chapter 5
heredity
trait
genetics
fertilization
The passing of trains from parents to offspring
A characteristic that an organism can pass on to its offsprin…
The scientific study of heredity
The joining of an egg and a sperm
heredity
The passing of trains from parents to offspring
trait
A characteristic that an organism can pass on to its offsprin…
24 terms
Life Science Classification 2A
cytoplasm
unicellular
multicellular
energy
A jellylike fluid inside the cell in which the organelles are…
Made of a single cell
Consisting of many cells
Ability to do work
cytoplasm
A jellylike fluid inside the cell in which the organelles are…
unicellular
Made of a single cell
5 terms
Life Science
classify
kingdom
phylum
class
to put things into groups
the highest or most general group of organisms
the next level of classification below kingdom
the level of classification below phylum
classify
to put things into groups
kingdom
the highest or most general group of organisms
60 terms
Life Science 1: Exploring and Classifying Life
Science
Life Science
Botanists
Zoologist
Knowledge and the way we obtain that knowledge about the univ…
The study of any living organism
The study of plants
The study of animals
Science
Knowledge and the way we obtain that knowledge about the univ…
Life Science
The study of any living organism
9 terms
Life Science Set#2
food web
ecosystem
niche
habitat
shows the interactions among many different food chains in a…
a community and its physical environment together
the role each population has in its habitat
a place in an ecosystem where a population lives
food web
shows the interactions among many different food chains in a…
ecosystem
a community and its physical environment together
14 terms
Life Science - Chapter 5
biotic
abiotic
atmosphere
soil
the features of an environment that are alive or were once al…
the nonliving physical features of an environment
the air that surrounds the Earth
a mixture of mineral and rock particles, the remains of dead…
biotic
the features of an environment that are alive or were once al…
abiotic
the nonliving physical features of an environment
26 terms
Life Science
habitat
population
community
ecosystem
the place where an organism lives in an ecosystem
group of same species
groups of different species living together
community plus non-living physical environments
habitat
the place where an organism lives in an ecosystem
population
group of same species
10 terms
Life Science
Photosynthesis
Chlorophyll
Biotic Factors
Abiotoc Factors
The process by which green plants and some other organisms us…
a green pigment, present in all green plants and in cyanobact…
any living component that affects another organism, including…
In biology and ecology, abiotic components or abiotic factors…
Photosynthesis
The process by which green plants and some other organisms us…
Chlorophyll
a green pigment, present in all green plants and in cyanobact…
10 terms
Chapter 10 LIFE SCIENCE
adaption
species
evolution
fossil
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
(biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
Change over time
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock.
adaption
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
species
(biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
20 terms
Life Science
ecosystem
photosynthesis
producer
consumer
All the living and nonliving organisms interacting together i…
The process in which plants make food by using water from the…
An organism that can make its own food.
An organism that eats other organisms to get energy.
ecosystem
All the living and nonliving organisms interacting together i…
photosynthesis
The process in which plants make food by using water from the…
17 terms
Life Science review #1
food web
development
vegetation
consequence
a. a circle of McDonalds, Arbys, Wendys... b. a color wheel... c. a…
a. change... b. growth... c. death... d. arm
a. plants in a vase... b. plants in an area... c. plants in a pot... d…
a. result... b. cause... c. bathroom... d. dirt
food web
a. a circle of McDonalds, Arbys, Wendys... b. a color wheel... c. a…
development
a. change... b. growth... c. death... d. arm
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Life Science Chapter 12
chordate
notochord
vertebra
ectotherm
The phylum whose members have a notochord, a nerve cord, and…
a flexible rod that supports a chordate's back
the small bones that make up the backbone
an animal whose body does not produce much internal heat
chordate
The phylum whose members have a notochord, a nerve cord, and…
notochord
a flexible rod that supports a chordate's back
77 terms
science 8 life science
bacteria
cell
cell membrane
cell theory
living prokaryotic cell
basic unit of life
controls what enters a cell
all living things are made of one or more cells, cells reprod…
bacteria
living prokaryotic cell
cell
basic unit of life
13 terms
Life Science Part 1
producer
photosynthesis
consumer
herbivore
An organism that can make its own food from sunlight
A process plants use to turn sunlight into food
An organism that eats other organisms
An organism that eats only plants
producer
An organism that can make its own food from sunlight
photosynthesis
A process plants use to turn sunlight into food
26 terms
Life Science
species
fossil
adaptation
evolution
a group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
the preserved remains or traces of an organism that lived in…
a trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
the gradual change in a species over time
species
a group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
fossil
the preserved remains or traces of an organism that lived in…
18 terms
7th Grade - Life Science
photosynthesis
biome
ecosystem
abiotic
A process used by plants and other organisms to convert light…
A group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms.
.... All living and non-living things in a specific local enviro…
Non-living
photosynthesis
A process used by plants and other organisms to convert light…
biome
A group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms.
17 terms
Life Science
cell
organism
bacteria
microscope
the basic unit of life
a living thing that can carry out all the basic life activites
the simplest organisms that carry out all basic life activites
an instrument used to magnify things
cell
the basic unit of life
organism
a living thing that can carry out all the basic life activites
12 terms
Life Science:
Evolution
structural adaptation
behavioural adaptation
Parasitism
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
a physical feature of an organism's body having a specific fu…
INSTINCTIVE: any behaviour of an organism that allows it to b…
A relationship between two organisms of different species whe…
Evolution
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
structural adaptation
a physical feature of an organism's body having a specific fu…
39 terms
Life Science
Species
Reproduction
Adaptation
Niche
a group of organisms that are similar to one another and can…
The act of making copies or similar versions of something
an inherited characteristic that provides a specific advantag…
The role an organism plays in its environment
Species
a group of organisms that are similar to one another and can…
Reproduction
The act of making copies or similar versions of something
33 terms
Life Science Chapter 10
cuticle
vascular tissue
zygote
nonvascular plants
the waxy, waterproof layer that covers the leaves and stems o…
System of tubelike structures inside a plant through which wa…
a fertilized egg
Plants that lack a well-developed system of tubes for transpo…
cuticle
the waxy, waterproof layer that covers the leaves and stems o…
vascular tissue
System of tubelike structures inside a plant through which wa…
17 terms
Life Science
Inherited behavior / instinct
Learned behavior
Migration
Hibernation
A behavior that an animal is born knowing how to do ... Example:…
Learns from experience or watching others ... Examples: duckling…
When animals move from one place to another and back
An inactive state when animals do not use much energy and don…
Inherited behavior / instinct
A behavior that an animal is born knowing how to do ... Example:…
Learned behavior
Learns from experience or watching others ... Examples: duckling…
39 terms
Life Science Chapter 1
scientific inquiry
hypothesis
variable
manipulated variable
the diverse ways in which scientists investigate the natural…
possible answer to a scientific question or explanation for a…
factor that can change in an experiment
the one variable in an experiment that is purposely changed
scientific inquiry
the diverse ways in which scientists investigate the natural…
hypothesis
possible answer to a scientific question or explanation for a…
15 terms
Life Science
omnivore
herbivore
carnivore
predator
an animal that eats both plants and other animals to survive
an animal that eats only plants to survive
an animal that eats other animals to survive
an animal that hunts other animals for food
omnivore
an animal that eats both plants and other animals to survive
herbivore
an animal that eats only plants to survive
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