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7 terms
WCS Living Environment VOCAB 11
Chromosome
Meiosis
Gregor Mendel
Gametes
A threadlike, gene-carrying structure found in the nucleus co…
Cell division that produces gametes (sperm & egg) in sexually…
Father of Genetics. Experimented with pea plants and discover…
Sex cell; an egg or sperm cell. Haploid (1n)
Chromosome
A threadlike, gene-carrying structure found in the nucleus co…
Meiosis
Cell division that produces gametes (sperm & egg) in sexually…
8 terms
WCS Living Environment VOCAB 2
cell
synthesis
stimulus
cellular respiration
Basic unit of life
A life process that involves combining simple substances into…
Any change or signal in the environment that can make an orga…
The process by which cells use oxygen to produce energy (ATP)…
cell
Basic unit of life
synthesis
A life process that involves combining simple substances into…
8 terms
WCS Living Environment VOCAB 3
Enzyme
Nucleic Acid
Amino Acid
Biochemistry
A protein that increases the rate of a chemical reaction with…
Used as genetic information in all cells, order codes for pro…
Building blocks of protein
Chemistry of living things
Enzyme
A protein that increases the rate of a chemical reaction with…
Nucleic Acid
Used as genetic information in all cells, order codes for pro…
8 terms
WCS Living Environment VOCAB 1
Control Group
Inference
Hypothesis
Independent Variable
In an experiment, the group that is not exposed to the treatm…
A conclusion reached on the basis of evidence, prior knowledg…
A testable prediction about an observation. IF I do this, THE…
The experimental factor that is manipulated. The factor "I" c…
Control Group
In an experiment, the group that is not exposed to the treatm…
Inference
A conclusion reached on the basis of evidence, prior knowledg…
11 terms
WCS Living Environment VOCAB 4
species
biome
ecology
autotroph
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
A group of ecosystems that share similar climates and typical…
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
An organism that makes its own food, producer
species
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
biome
A group of ecosystems that share similar climates and typical…
9 terms
WCS Living Environment VOCAB 10
chromosome
DNA replication
mutation
protein
A coiled structure in the nucleus that contains hereditary ma…
The process of making a copy of DNA
A change in a gene or chromosome.
A large molecule made up of amino acids.Needed to build and r…
chromosome
A coiled structure in the nucleus that contains hereditary ma…
DNA replication
The process of making a copy of DNA
9 terms
WCS Living Environment VOCAB 9
nucleus
ribosome
mitochondria
chloroplast
Organelle containing genetic material and, through the expres…
Organelle that produces and assembles proteins. Attached to t…
...
Organelle found in cells of plants that captures the energy f…
nucleus
Organelle containing genetic material and, through the expres…
ribosome
Organelle that produces and assembles proteins. Attached to t…
10 terms
WCS Living Environment VOCAB 6
biodiversity
acid rain
ozone
global warming
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area.
Rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when indust…
Protective layer in atmosphere that shields earth from UV rad…
A gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's…
biodiversity
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area.
acid rain
Rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when indust…
9 terms
WCS Living Environment VOCAB 5
symbiosis
mutualism
commensalism
parasite
A relationship in which two different organisms live in close…
A relationship between two species in which both species bene…
A relationship between two species in which one species benef…
Organism that benefits from a host organism while the host is…
symbiosis
A relationship in which two different organisms live in close…
mutualism
A relationship between two species in which both species bene…
9 terms
WCS Living Environment VOCAB 7
Organelle
Ribosome
Chloroplast
Cytoplasm
A cell structure that carries out a specialized function in t…
Organelle that produces and assembles proteins. Attached to t…
Organelle found in cells of plants that captures the energy f…
Gel-like fluid where the organelles are found
Organelle
A cell structure that carries out a specialized function in t…
Ribosome
Organelle that produces and assembles proteins. Attached to t…
96 terms
Living Environment Continued
The maintenance of proper blood sugar…
If your kidneys don't filter out your…
If we didn't have kidneys what would h…
Nephrons
Liver
Dialysis machine
They would shut down (sepsis)
Tiny tubes in the kidney that are surrounded by capillaries
The maintenance of proper blood sugar…
Liver
If your kidneys don't filter out your…
Dialysis machine
18 terms
Living environment: genetic continuity
Asexual reproduction
Biotechnology
Chromosome
Clone
A method of reproduction in which all the genes passed on the…
The combination of technoligy and biological sciences
A thick, threadlike structure that contains genetic informati…
An organism that is genetically identical to the organism fro…
Asexual reproduction
A method of reproduction in which all the genes passed on the…
Biotechnology
The combination of technoligy and biological sciences
140 terms
Living Environment
Observation
Inference
Hypothesis
Theory
What is seen or measured.
A conclusion based on observation or evidence.
An untested prediction. ... A good hypothesis states both cause…
A broad explanation of natural events that is supported by st…
Observation
What is seen or measured.
Inference
A conclusion based on observation or evidence.
10 terms
living environment
Nucleus
Ribosome
Mitochondria
Chloroplasts
Contains DNA
Makes proteins
An organelle found in large numbers in most cells, in which t…
Capture energy from sunlight and use it to produce food for t…
Nucleus
Contains DNA
Ribosome
Makes proteins
20 terms
Living Environment Topic 3 Genetic Continuity
asexual reproduction
biotechnology
bond
chromosome
A reproductive process that involves only one parent and prod…
the combination of technology and biological services
chemicle link betwen atoms that hold molecules together
Threadlike structure within the nucleus containing the geneti…
asexual reproduction
A reproductive process that involves only one parent and prod…
biotechnology
the combination of technology and biological services
Living Environment
monomer
polymer
lipids (fats)
nucleic acids
building blocks of polymers
a bunch of monomers linked together, a little bunch of monomers
los lípidos
monomer
building blocks of polymers
polymer
a bunch of monomers linked together, a little bunch of monomers
Living environment
Active transport
Aerobatic respiration
Anaerobic Respiration
Anaphase
The movement of particles from an area of low concentration t…
a type of respiration in which oxygen is taken in and carbon…
Respiration that does not require oxygen
Phase of mitosis in which the chromosomes separate and move t…
Active transport
The movement of particles from an area of low concentration t…
Aerobatic respiration
a type of respiration in which oxygen is taken in and carbon…
Living Environment
Observation
Inference
Hypothesis
Theory
What is seen or measured.
A conclusion based on observation or evidence.
An untested prediction. ... A good hypothesis states both cause…
A broad explanation of natural events that is supported by st…
Observation
What is seen or measured.
Inference
A conclusion based on observation or evidence.
Living Environment
ovary
ovum
oviduct
estrogen
female reproductive organ in which eggs are produced
the female egg cell
tube through which egg passes from ovary to uterus.
steroid hormones that promote the development and maintenance…
ovary
female reproductive organ in which eggs are produced
ovum
the female egg cell
14 terms
wcs/Living Environment Review Vocabulary Part 8 Reproduction
placenta
zygote
testosterone
uterus
the organ that provides a way for nutrients and oxygen to pas…
the cell that is produced when the egg and sperm are joined
a male hormone that is involved with male sexual development…
a female organ where the embryo develops into a fetus
placenta
the organ that provides a way for nutrients and oxygen to pas…
zygote
the cell that is produced when the egg and sperm are joined
21 terms
Living Environment Topic 3 Genetic Continuity
asexual reproduction
biotechnology
body cell
bond
A reproductive process that involves only one parent and prod…
the combination of technology and biological services
All of the cells in an organism not involved in reproduction…
chemicle link betwen atoms that hold molecules together
asexual reproduction
A reproductive process that involves only one parent and prod…
biotechnology
the combination of technology and biological services
Living Environment
Mitosis
Habitat
Hypothesis
Ecosystem
Mitosis
Habitat
12 terms
Living Environment
dynamic equilibrium
assimilation
chlorophyll
selectively permeable
fluctuation/movement around homeostasis
become part of a different culture/structure
captures sunlight in plant; green
membrane that allows some materials to pass through
dynamic equilibrium
fluctuation/movement around homeostasis
assimilation
become part of a different culture/structure
11 terms
Living Environment
Ribosome
chloroplast
cell membrane
golgi bodies
site of protein synthesis
found only in plant cells. Produces sugar from sunlight carbo…
selective whereby it only allows certain substances to pass i…
stores packages and ships proteins
Ribosome
site of protein synthesis
chloroplast
found only in plant cells. Produces sugar from sunlight carbo…
26 terms
Living Environment
Chloroplast
Chlorophyll
Mitochondria
ATP
An organelle found in plant and algae cells where photosynthe…
A green pigment found in the chloroplasts of plants, algae, a…
An organelle found in large numbers in most cells, in which t…
(adenosine triphosphate) main energy source that cells use fo…
Chloroplast
An organelle found in plant and algae cells where photosynthe…
Chlorophyll
A green pigment found in the chloroplasts of plants, algae, a…
11 terms
living environment
tissue
Organ
organ system
cell
A group of similar cells that perform the same function.
A collection of tissues that carry out a specialized function…
A group of organs that work together in performing vital body…
Basic unit of all living things
tissue
A group of similar cells that perform the same function.
Organ
A collection of tissues that carry out a specialized function…
18 terms
Living Environment-
assumption
bias
conclusion
control
something accepted as true that may or may not actually be true
a tendency to favor something; prejudice
the decision made about the outcome of an experiment; usually…
that group in an experiment in which everything (except the v…
assumption
something accepted as true that may or may not actually be true
bias
a tendency to favor something; prejudice
21 terms
Living Environment Topic 3 Genetic Continuity
asexual reproduction
biotechnology
body cell
bond
A reproductive process that involves only one parent ... and pro…
the combination of technology and biological services
All of the cells in an organism not involved in reproduction…
chemical link between atoms that ... hold molecules together
asexual reproduction
A reproductive process that involves only one parent ... and pro…
biotechnology
the combination of technology and biological services
17 terms
living environment
chloroplast
chlorophyll
mitochondria
ATP
(in green plant cells) a plastic that contains chlorophyll an…
a green pigment, present in all green plants and in cyanobact…
an organelle found in large numbers in most cells, in which t…
ATP for short, is the energy currency of life. ATP is a high-…
chloroplast
(in green plant cells) a plastic that contains chlorophyll an…
chlorophyll
a green pigment, present in all green plants and in cyanobact…
17 terms
Living Environment
Chloroplast
Chlorophyll
Mitochondria
ATP
Organelle where photosynthesis takes place
A green pigment found in the chloroplasts of plants, algae, a…
Called the powerhouse of the cell. Where a cell get's all it'…
Energy
Chloroplast
Organelle where photosynthesis takes place
Chlorophyll
A green pigment found in the chloroplasts of plants, algae, a…
8 terms
living environment
reproduction
respiration
synthesis
metabolism
the production of offspring by a sexual or asexual process.
Metabolic processes that produce energy (ATP) for all the lif…
A life process that involves combining simple substances into…
Chemical reactions in living organisms that are necessary to…
reproduction
the production of offspring by a sexual or asexual process.
respiration
Metabolic processes that produce energy (ATP) for all the lif…
28 terms
living environment
movement from low to high with energy
what all living things are made of
cellulose
system responsible for moving things a…
activetransport
cells
cellwall
circulatory
movement from low to high with energy
activetransport
what all living things are made of
cells
Living Environment
observation
inference
assumption
scientific method
information that is collected using senses and tools
reactions, thoughts, explanations, or conclusions based on ob…
a belief which is not based on observation. Always assume ass…
a process or a series of steps used to logically solve a prob…
observation
information that is collected using senses and tools
inference
reactions, thoughts, explanations, or conclusions based on ob…
living environment
Abiotic
Absorb
Acid Rain
Active Transport
Non-living parts in an organism's environment (Rock, pH, sunl…
Food molecules entering cells following digestion (Diffusion,…
Rain that has a low pH that is harmful to the environment- ca…
Movement of materials across a cell membrane from an area of…
Abiotic
Non-living parts in an organism's environment (Rock, pH, sunl…
Absorb
Food molecules entering cells following digestion (Diffusion,…
Living Environment
Producer
Consumer
Nonrenewable resources
Carrying Capacity
An organism that makes it's own food from sun light energy
An organism that eats other organisms u=in order to obtain en…
Coal, oil, and natural gas (fossil fuels)
The maximum population size that an ecosystem can support.
Producer
An organism that makes it's own food from sun light energy
Consumer
An organism that eats other organisms u=in order to obtain en…
30 terms
Living Environment: Digestion
digestion
saliva
pharynx
esophagus
process of breaking down food so it can be used by living thi…
liquid in the mouth that helps in digestion
tube connecting the mouth to the esophagus (throat)
tube that connects the mouth to the stomach
digestion
process of breaking down food so it can be used by living thi…
saliva
liquid in the mouth that helps in digestion
40 terms
Living Environment
Nucleotide
Nitrogen base
Adenine
Thymine
A building block of DNA, consisting of a five-carbon sugar co…
a DNA nucleotide containing nitrogen, a sugar molecule, and a…
(biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA
A component of nucleic acid that carries hereditary informati…
Nucleotide
A building block of DNA, consisting of a five-carbon sugar co…
Nitrogen base
a DNA nucleotide containing nitrogen, a sugar molecule, and a…
25 terms
Living Environment Unit 8
Acquired Trait
Adaptation
Adaptive Trait
Artificial Selection
a trait that is gained in an organism's lifetime and is NOT p…
the process that makes a species more fit in its environment
an inherited characteristic that gives an organisms an advant…
the breeding of organisms for traits desirable to humans (als…
Acquired Trait
a trait that is gained in an organism's lifetime and is NOT p…
Adaptation
the process that makes a species more fit in its environment
25 terms
living environment
cell
metabolism
homeostasis
reproduction
the basic unit of structure and function that makes up all or…
all the chemical reactions that occur within the cells of an…
the ability of an organism to maintain a stable internal envi…
the process by which organisms produce new organisms of the s…
cell
the basic unit of structure and function that makes up all or…
metabolism
all the chemical reactions that occur within the cells of an…
50 terms
Living Environment
Cell
Metabolism
Homeostasis
Reproduction
The basic unit of structure and function ... that makes up all o…
All the chemical reactions that occur ... within the cells of an…
The ability of an organism to maintain a ... stable internal env…
The process by which organisms ... produce new organisms of the…
Cell
The basic unit of structure and function ... that makes up all o…
Metabolism
All the chemical reactions that occur ... within the cells of an…
34 terms
Living Environment: Chapter 9
asexual reproduction
sexual reproduction
chromatin
chromosomes
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…
Living Environment
Cell
Metabolism
Homeostasis
Reproduction
the basic unit of structure and function... that makes up all or…
all the chemical reactions that occur... within the cells of an…
the ability of an organism to maintain a... stable internal envi…
the process by which organisms... produce new organisms of the s…
Cell
the basic unit of structure and function... that makes up all or…
Metabolism
all the chemical reactions that occur... within the cells of an…
140 terms
Living Environment
Observation
Inference
Hypothesis
Theory
What is seen or measured.
A conclusion based on observation or evidence.
An untested prediction. ... A good hypothesis states both cause…
A broad explanation of natural events that is supported by st…
Observation
What is seen or measured.
Inference
A conclusion based on observation or evidence.
140 terms
Living Environment
Observation
Inference
Hypothesis
Theory
What is seen or measured.
A conclusion based on observation or evidence.
An untested prediction. ... A good hypothesis states both cause…
A broad explanation of natural events that is supported by st…
Observation
What is seen or measured.
Inference
A conclusion based on observation or evidence.
21 terms
Living Environment Topic #3 - Genetic Continuity
asexual reproduction
biotechnology
body cell
bond
A reproductive process that involves only one parent and prod…
the combination of technology and biological services
All of the cells in an organism not involved in reproduction…
chemicle link betwen atoms that hold molecules together
asexual reproduction
A reproductive process that involves only one parent and prod…
biotechnology
the combination of technology and biological services
18 terms
Living Environment
cell
genus
species
vertebrates
the building block of life
a grouping that contains similar, closely related animals
a group of similar organisms that can mate and produce offspr…
animals with backbones
cell
the building block of life
genus
a grouping that contains similar, closely related animals
16 terms
living environment
the full number of chromosomes charact…
the process in which pieces of homolog…
the separation of homologous pairs of…
the union of an egg cell nucleus and a…
diploid (2n)
crossing over
disjunction
fertilization
the full number of chromosomes charact…
diploid (2n)
the process in which pieces of homolog…
crossing over
Living Environment - Chapter 5
ATP (Adneosine Triphosphate)
Autotrophic
Cellular Respiration
Heterotrophic
The substance used by cells as an immediate source of chemica…
Describes a self-feeding organism that obtains its energy for…
The process that uses oxygen to create ATP for energy use
Describes an organism that obtains its energy by feeding on o…
ATP (Adneosine Triphosphate)
The substance used by cells as an immediate source of chemica…
Autotrophic
Describes a self-feeding organism that obtains its energy for…
Living Environment - Chapter 2
Centrifuge
Compound Light Microscope
Microscope
Statistical Analysis
Machine in which a liquid is spun around; used to separate ma…
A tool that uses two lens types to magnify the image of a spe…
Tool used to magnify the image of tiny objects in order to st…
The mathematical processes used to determine if the experimen…
Centrifuge
Machine in which a liquid is spun around; used to separate ma…
Compound Light Microscope
A tool that uses two lens types to magnify the image of a spe…
31 terms
Living Environment: Living Things
Active Transport
Amino Acids
Cell
Cell Membrane
the movement of ions or molecules across a cell membrane into…
a simple organic compound containing both a carboxyl (—COOH)…
basic unit of life
the semipermeable membrane surrounding the cytoplasm of a cell
Active Transport
the movement of ions or molecules across a cell membrane into…
Amino Acids
a simple organic compound containing both a carboxyl (—COOH)…
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