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Marine Biology Vocabulary #2
Mid-ocean Ridges
Guyots
Abyssal Plains
Seamounts
underwater mountain ranges.
seamounts with flat tops.
large flat areas on the ocean floor.
underwater individual mountains.
Mid-ocean Ridges
underwater mountain ranges.
Guyots
seamounts with flat tops.
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Marine Biology - 5.2 Vocabulary
Sessile
Endoderm
Ectoderm
Mesenchyme
an organism that remains attached to a surface for its entire…
inner most layer of cells or tissue
outer most layer of cells or tissue
loosely organized, mainly mesodermal tissue
Sessile
an organism that remains attached to a surface for its entire…
Endoderm
inner most layer of cells or tissue
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Marine Biology: Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Basalt
Biogenous Sediment
Continental Drift
Continental Rise
a common extrusive igneous rock
sediments from living organisms are mostly particles of coral…
The movement of continental masses as a result of seafloor sp…
A gentle slop at the base of a steep continental slope.
Basalt
a common extrusive igneous rock
Biogenous Sediment
sediments from living organisms are mostly particles of coral…
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Marine Biology Unit 2 Vocabulary
Viruses
Prokaryotes
Archeas
Bacteria
non-cellular infectious agents that have 2 basic characterist…
cells with no nucleus
extremophiles because they live in extreme environments, wide…
Decomposers, very abundant in marine world.
Viruses
non-cellular infectious agents that have 2 basic characterist…
Prokaryotes
cells with no nucleus
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Marine Biology Exam 2
Fisheries
Types of fishing Techniques
Types of hooking lines?
Types of Nets?
typically defined in terms of the "people involved, species o…
1. Hooking:long lines with rows of hooks... 2. Nets:large drift…
1. Drift Nets 2. Set Nets 3. Purse Seine ... 4. Bottom otter tra…
Fisheries
typically defined in terms of the "people involved, species o…
Types of fishing Techniques
1. Hooking:long lines with rows of hooks... 2. Nets:large drift…
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Marine Biology Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Atom
Nucleus
Electron
Element
basic unit of matter
the center of an atom which contains the protons and neutrons
negatively charged particle; located outside the atomic nucleus
substance consisting entirely of one type of atom
Atom
basic unit of matter
Nucleus
the center of an atom which contains the protons and neutrons
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Unit 2 Vocabulary- Marine Biology
habitat
world ocean
big bang (theory)
density
the natural environment where an organism lives
a concept that is used to indicate that all oceans on earth a…
the theory that a cosmic explosion produced clouds of dust an…
the weight (or more correctly the mass) of a given volume of…
habitat
the natural environment where an organism lives
world ocean
a concept that is used to indicate that all oceans on earth a…
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Chapter 2 vocabulary marine biology
Pacific
Atlantic ocean
Indian Ocean
Arctic
Deepest and largest ocean
Little larger than Indian
Little less than Atlantic
Smallest and shallowest ocean
Pacific
Deepest and largest ocean
Atlantic ocean
Little larger than Indian
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Marine Biology Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Abiotic Factor
Biological Community
Biome
Biosphere
Any nonliving factor in an organism's environment, such as so…
All the interacting populations of different species that liv…
Large group pf ecosystems that share the same climate and hav…
Relatively thin layer of earth and its atmosphere that suppor…
Abiotic Factor
Any nonliving factor in an organism's environment, such as so…
Biological Community
All the interacting populations of different species that liv…
Chapter 2 marine biology vocabulary
Continental shelf
Continental slope
Continental rise
Transform fault
Shallow, gently sloping section of the continental margin
Steeper seaward section of the continental margin
Gently sloping area at the base of the continental slope
A large horizontal displacement in the mid ocean ridge
Continental shelf
Shallow, gently sloping section of the continental margin
Continental slope
Steeper seaward section of the continental margin
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Marine Biology Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Aerobic Respiration
Alcoholic Fermentation
Anaerobic Respiration
Asexual Reproduction
Cellular respiration that occurs in the presence of oxygen.
A form of anaerobic respiration in which sugar is degraded an…
Cellular respiration that occurs without the presence of oxyg…
Reproduction with a single individual that occurs through bud…
Aerobic Respiration
Cellular respiration that occurs in the presence of oxygen.
Alcoholic Fermentation
A form of anaerobic respiration in which sugar is degraded an…
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Marine Biology-Chapter 2 The Sea Floor, vocabulary
where marine animals, like fish, live
the biggest ocean
The Indian (Ocean Basin)
smallest ocean
Habitat
The Pacific Ocean
12, 704 feet in depth.
The Arctic
where marine animals, like fish, live
Habitat
the biggest ocean
The Pacific Ocean
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7.2 Vocabulary (Marine Biology)
Bilateral Symmetry
Anterior
Posterior
Dorsal
The arrangement of body parts in such a way that there are on…
nearer the front, especially situated in the front of the bod…
further back in position; of or nearer the rear or hind end,…
The upper or back surface of an animal with bilateral symmetry
Bilateral Symmetry
The arrangement of body parts in such a way that there are on…
Anterior
nearer the front, especially situated in the front of the bod…
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Marine Biology Group2
Siphon
Tentacles
Arms
Beak
used for respiration and getting rid of wastes
grabbing and holding onto prey
aid in feeding and grabbing prey once it is within range of t…
breaks down prey into smaller pieces
Siphon
used for respiration and getting rid of wastes
Tentacles
grabbing and holding onto prey
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Apologia Marine Biology Module 2 Vocabulary Annabelle
Metabolism
Photosynthesis
Autotrophs
Heterotrophs
The process by which a living organism takes energy from it s…
The process by which an organism uses the energy from the sun…
Organisms that are able to produce their own food
Organisms that cannot make their own food and must obtain it…
Metabolism
The process by which a living organism takes energy from it s…
Photosynthesis
The process by which an organism uses the energy from the sun…
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Marine Biology Test #2
compound
Molecule
Chemical Bonds
polar molecule
-two or more elements in a fixed proportion... -A substance made…
-atoms held together by chemical bonds
energy relationships that hold elements together... -An attracti…
water is a polar molecule - one end is positively charged and…
compound
-two or more elements in a fixed proportion... -A substance made…
Molecule
-atoms held together by chemical bonds
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Marine Biology Test 2
Phylum Arthropoda... Subphylum Crustacea
Phylum Arthropoda... Sea Spider... Feed with…
Kingdom Animalia... Phylum Arthropoda... Sub…
Phylum Mollusca... Class Bivalvia... Filter…
Phylum?... Subphylum?
Phylum?... Common name?... How do I feed?
Kingdom?... Phylum?... Subphylum?... Isopod or Amphipod?
Phylum?... Class?... How do I feed?
Phylum Arthropoda... Subphylum Crustacea
Phylum?... Subphylum?
Phylum Arthropoda... Sea Spider... Feed with…
Phylum?... Common name?... How do I feed?
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Marine Biology Chapter 2
density stratification
Accretion
Pangea
Panthalassa
The formation of layers in a material, with each deeper layer…
growth in size or increase in amount (Acceleration- Amount)
A supercontinent containing all of Earth's land that existed…
The vast sea surrounding the supercontinent of Pangaea
density stratification
The formation of layers in a material, with each deeper layer…
Accretion
growth in size or increase in amount (Acceleration- Amount)
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Unit 2 Marine Biology
Food Chain
Food Web
Trophic Pyramid
Limiting Factors
(ecology) a community of organisms where each member is eaten…
(ecology) a community of organisms where there are several in…
a representation of the distribution of biomass or energy amo…
any biotic or abiotic factor that restricts the existence, nu…
Food Chain
(ecology) a community of organisms where each member is eaten…
Food Web
(ecology) a community of organisms where there are several in…
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Marine Biology-Chapter 2 Marine Scientists at Work
Remote Sensors
Marine Geologists
Compound light microscope
Control group
Instruments that gather information on the features of Earth…
Scientists who study the physical structure of Earth, specifi…
Research tool with two lenses for magnification
In an experiment, the group not exposed to the variable
Remote Sensors
Instruments that gather information on the features of Earth…
Marine Geologists
Scientists who study the physical structure of Earth, specifi…
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Marine Biology Module 2
Metabolism
Photosynthesis
Autotrophs
Heterotrophs
The process by which a living organism takes energy from its…
The process by which an organism uses the energy from the sun…
Organisms that are able to produce their own food
Organisms that cannot make their own food and must obtain it…
Metabolism
The process by which a living organism takes energy from its…
Photosynthesis
The process by which an organism uses the energy from the sun…
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Marine Biology Midterm 2
List 5 defining characteristics of Phy…
Briefly describe a radula and its purp…
The mantle cavity is an important area…
What forms a siphon? What purpose does…
Radula ... Mantle Cavity ... Bilateral symmetrical ... Muscular foot…
The radula serves as the mouth of the Mollusca. Its a ribbon…
The mantle is a thin layer of tissue that secretes the shell.…
Formed by what remains of the foot, which projects under the…
List 5 defining characteristics of Phy…
Radula ... Mantle Cavity ... Bilateral symmetrical ... Muscular foot…
Briefly describe a radula and its purp…
The radula serves as the mouth of the Mollusca. Its a ribbon…
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Marine Biology Test 2
Clupeiformes characteristics
Clupeidae
Engraulidae
Elopiformes characteristics
Silver scales, compressed keeled body, flexible mouth, thin g…
Herring
Anchovies
Cycloid scales, gular plate, eel-like larvae
Clupeiformes characteristics
Silver scales, compressed keeled body, flexible mouth, thin g…
Clupeidae
Herring
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Marine Biology Vocabulary Chapters 2-3
Core
Mantle
Continental Drift
Fault
The dense central region of a planet, especially the nickel-i…
the region of the earth's interior between the crust and the…
the gradual movement of the continents across the earth's sur…
break in a body of rock, marked by the relative displacement…
Core
The dense central region of a planet, especially the nickel-i…
Mantle
the region of the earth's interior between the crust and the…
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Marine biology Exam 2
Glacial lakes are developed by an ___…
What are examples of glacial activity?
Proglacial lakes are
Once a build up of snow and ice melt a…
Ice barrier
Kettle lakes, fjords, basins, cirque and parternoster lakes
build up of Ice on portion of glacier and during warming peri…
moraines; of melt out material
Glacial lakes are developed by an ___…
Ice barrier
What are examples of glacial activity?
Kettle lakes, fjords, basins, cirque and parternoster lakes
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Marine Biology Vocabulary Terms
Marine biology
Scientific Method
Ecology
Biosphere
study of organisms that live in the ocean
A series of steps followed to solve problems including collec…
The branch of biology that deals with the relations of organi…
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
Marine biology
study of organisms that live in the ocean
Scientific Method
A series of steps followed to solve problems including collec…
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Marine Biology Chapter 7 Part 2 Marine Invertebrates
Echinodermata
Mollusca
Chaetognatha
Hemichordata
"spiny skinned," phylum that includes sea stars, sea urchins,…
"soft ones," phylum that includes gastropods, bivalves, cepha…
"bristle toothed," phylum that includes arrow worms
"half corded," phylum that includes acorn worms
Echinodermata
"spiny skinned," phylum that includes sea stars, sea urchins,…
Mollusca
"soft ones," phylum that includes gastropods, bivalves, cepha…
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Chapter 2 marine biology
4 major ocean basins (oldest, largest,…
One world ocean and southern ocean
Amount of ocean in the northern and so…
Mid ocean ridges and trenches relation…
Pacific ocean, which is largest and deepest. Atlantic ocean,…
One world ocean is because the oceans that are one great inte…
Northern hemisphere is only 61% ocean. Southern hemisphere is…
Mid ocean ridges form the edges of many tectonic plates. The…
4 major ocean basins (oldest, largest,…
Pacific ocean, which is largest and deepest. Atlantic ocean,…
One world ocean and southern ocean
One world ocean is because the oceans that are one great inte…
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Exam 2 marine biology
What are the characteristics of clupei…
What are clupeiformes?
What are the characteristics of Elopif…
What are elopiformes?
-Silver Scales... -compressed keeled body... -flexible mouth... -thin…
Clupediae: Herring... Engraulidae: Anchovies
-cycloid scales... -gular plate... -eel-like larvae
Anguillidae: eels and gulpers... Megalopidae: Tarpon
What are the characteristics of clupei…
-Silver Scales... -compressed keeled body... -flexible mouth... -thin…
What are clupeiformes?
Clupediae: Herring... Engraulidae: Anchovies
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Marine Biology Test 2
Metabolism
Photosynthesis
Autotrophs
Respiration
The process in which a living organism takes energy from its…
The process in which an organism uses energy from the sun to…
Organisms that are able to produce their own food
The Process by which food is converted into usable energy for…
Metabolism
The process in which a living organism takes energy from its…
Photosynthesis
The process in which an organism uses energy from the sun to…
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Marine Biology - Seawater Vocabulary
Hydrogen Bonds
Density
Heat Capacity
Evaporative Cooling
a weak bond between two molecules resulting from an electrost…
a measure of mass per volume.... The degree of compactness of a…
the number of heat units needed to raise the temperature of a…
reduction in temperature resulting from the evaporation of a…
Hydrogen Bonds
a weak bond between two molecules resulting from an electrost…
Density
a measure of mass per volume.... The degree of compactness of a…
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Marine Biology Unit 5-Part 2 Vocabulary
carnivore
sea otter
polar bear
manatee
category sea otters fit into, means meat
fine dense fur coats; forefeet small and dexterous and flippe…
largest land carnivore; translucent fur and black skin; babie…
aka sea cows (sirenia); can be divided into two groups: _____…
carnivore
category sea otters fit into, means meat
sea otter
fine dense fur coats; forefeet small and dexterous and flippe…
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Apologia Marine Biology Module 2
Asexual reproduction
Autotrophs
Binomial nomenclature
Diffusion
Reproduction accomplished by a single organism (47)
Organisms that are able to produce their own food (36)
Identifying an organism by its genus and species name (50)
The movement of molecules from an area of high concentration…
Asexual reproduction
Reproduction accomplished by a single organism (47)
Autotrophs
Organisms that are able to produce their own food (36)
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Marine Biology Chapter 8 Section 2
chemical equation for photosynthesis
what is the photosynthesis process
what organisms does photosynthesis occ…
where in the plant does photosynthesis…
6CO₂ + 6H₂O + sunlight → C₆H₁₂O₆ + 6O₂
- uses sunlight to make glucose... - traps sun's energy and stor…
plants, algae and some bacteria
chloroplast
chemical equation for photosynthesis
6CO₂ + 6H₂O + sunlight → C₆H₁₂O₆ + 6O₂
what is the photosynthesis process
- uses sunlight to make glucose... - traps sun's energy and stor…
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Apologia Marine Biology Module 2
Asexual reproduction
Autotrophs
Binomial nomenclature
Diffusion
Reproduction accomplished by a single organism (47)
Organisms that are able to produce their own food (36)
Identifying an organism by its genus and species name (50)
The movement of molecules from an area of high concentration…
Asexual reproduction
Reproduction accomplished by a single organism (47)
Autotrophs
Organisms that are able to produce their own food (36)
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Marine Biology Exam 2
In 1 drop of seawater...
Microbes are ___ of the marine living…
Ubiquitous
Microbes two important characteristics:
-10 million viruses... -1 million bacteria... -1,000 small protozoa…
90-95%... -Most abundant... -[viruses]... -bacteria... -archaea... -protist…
Found everywhere
1) Feed directly or indirectly on most marine organisms.... 2) R…
In 1 drop of seawater...
-10 million viruses... -1 million bacteria... -1,000 small protozoa…
Microbes are ___ of the marine living…
90-95%... -Most abundant... -[viruses]... -bacteria... -archaea... -protist…
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Apologia Marine Biology Module 2 Vocabulary
Metabolism
Photosynthesis
Autotrophs
Heterotrophs
The process by which a living organism takes energy from it s…
The process by which an organism uses the energy from the sun…
Organisms that are able to produce their own food
Organisms that cannot make their own food and must obtain it…
Metabolism
The process by which a living organism takes energy from it s…
Photosynthesis
The process by which an organism uses the energy from the sun…
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Marine Biology Vocabulary Terms
Aqua-Lung
Aquanauts
Archimedes' Principle
Bathyscaphe
A tank of compressed air that is strapped to the diver's back
Scientists who explore the undersea world
States that the buoyant force on any object is equal to the w…
A deep-diving vessel developed in the 1950's
Aqua-Lung
A tank of compressed air that is strapped to the diver's back
Aquanauts
Scientists who explore the undersea world
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Marine Biology - Unit 2
Earthly Earth thought to be composed o…
What are the four major ocean basins?
Which ocean basin is the largest?
Which ocean basin is the smallest?
Silicon Compounds, Iron, Magnesium Oxide, and Other Elements
Pacific... Atlantic... Indian... Arctic
Pacific
Arctic
Earthly Earth thought to be composed o…
Silicon Compounds, Iron, Magnesium Oxide, and Other Elements
What are the four major ocean basins?
Pacific... Atlantic... Indian... Arctic
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Wilson Marine Biology Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Sea Ice
Dry Ice
Basin
Renewable Resource
layer of frozen sea water on the surface of the ocean
solid CO2
large water-covered areas between continents
a resource that is naturally replenished over time
Sea Ice
layer of frozen sea water on the surface of the ocean
Dry Ice
solid CO2
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AICE Marine Biology Vocabulary Chapter 2
abiotic
autotroph
biotic
carrying capacity
nonliving organisms
organisms that can self nourish using inorganic materials as…
living organisms
maximum equilibrium number of organisms of certain species th…
abiotic
nonliving organisms
autotroph
organisms that can self nourish using inorganic materials as…
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marine biology practicum 2
Cnidocyte(s)
nematocyst
epidermis
gastrovascular cavity
stinging cells
Stinging structure within each cnidocyte of a cnidarian that…
Outer layer of skin
Digestive chamber with a single opening, in which cnidarians,…
Cnidocyte(s)
stinging cells
nematocyst
Stinging structure within each cnidocyte of a cnidarian that…
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Marine biology chapter 7.2 vocabulary
Bilateral symmetry
Anterior
Posterior
Dorsal
Symmetrical arrangement of an organism or part of an organism…
nearer the front, especially situated in the front of the bod…
further back in position; of or nearer the rear or hind end,…
of, on, or relating to the upper side or back of an animal, p…
Bilateral symmetry
Symmetrical arrangement of an organism or part of an organism…
Anterior
nearer the front, especially situated in the front of the bod…
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FSCJ - Marine Biology Exam # 2
Verebrate
Invertebrate
Anterior
Posterior
belonging or pertaining to the Vertebrata (or Craniata), a su…
of or relating to creatures without a backbone.
(in animals and embryos) pertaining to or toward the head or…
pertaining to or toward the rear or caudal end of the body.
Verebrate
belonging or pertaining to the Vertebrata (or Craniata), a su…
Invertebrate
of or relating to creatures without a backbone.
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Marine Biology Vocab 2
Cnidarian
Scyphoza
Anthoza
Nerve Net
an aquatic invertebrate animal of the phylum Cnidaria, which…
an exclusively marine class of the phylum Cnidaria, referred…
a class within the phylum Cnidaria that do not have a medusa…
a diffuse network of neurons that conducts impulses in all di…
Cnidarian
an aquatic invertebrate animal of the phylum Cnidaria, which…
Scyphoza
an exclusively marine class of the phylum Cnidaria, referred…
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Marine Biology Vocabulary
Heat Capacity
Density
Weathering
Salinity
the number of heat units needed to raise the temperature of a…
The degree of compactness of a substance
wear away or change the appearance or texture of something by…
the measure of all the salts dissolved in water
Heat Capacity
the number of heat units needed to raise the temperature of a…
Density
The degree of compactness of a substance
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Marine Biology 2
Benthic
Pelagic
Sessile
Epifauna
organisms that live on the bottom
organisms that live in the water column
organisms that are attached to one place
animals that live on top of the sand or mud
Benthic
organisms that live on the bottom
Pelagic
organisms that live in the water column
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Marine biology lab practical 2
Phylum porifera... Class demospongiae... Ord…
Phylum porifera... Class demospongiae... Ord…
Phylum Cnidaria... Class hydrozoa... Order a…
Phylum Cnidaria... Class hydrozoa... Order l…
Phylum porifera... Class demospongiae... Ord…
Phylum porifera... Class demospongiae... Ord…
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Marine Biology Vocabulary
Scientific Method
Hypothesis
Experiment
Variable
Process consisting of systematic observation, measurement, ex…
An explanation describing a well estimated guess.
The testing of a hypothesis.
Any factor that can be controlled or changed.
Scientific Method
Process consisting of systematic observation, measurement, ex…
Hypothesis
An explanation describing a well estimated guess.
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Marine Biology Module #2
Metabolism
Photosynthesis
Autotrophs
Heterotrophs
The process by which a living organism takes energy from its…
The process by which an organism uses the energy from the sun…
Organisms that are able to produce their own food
Organisms that cannot make their own food and must obtain it…
Metabolism
The process by which a living organism takes energy from its…
Photosynthesis
The process by which an organism uses the energy from the sun…
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