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Science 4-8: Life Science
life cycle
metamorphosis
classification
prokaryotes
the continuous sequence of changes of an organism from birth…
a change of form from one stage to the next in the life cycle…
grouping of organisms according to similarities
any cellular organism that has no nuclear membrane, such as b…
life cycle
the continuous sequence of changes of an organism from birth…
metamorphosis
a change of form from one stage to the next in the life cycle…
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Microscope Vocabulary Life Science
Eyepiece/Ocular
Base
Mirror
Stage
The part of the microscope you look into that contains a lens.
Supports the weight of the microscope.
Reflects light upward through the diaphragm and hole into the…
Supports the slide over the hole that admits light from below
Eyepiece/Ocular
The part of the microscope you look into that contains a lens.
Base
Supports the weight of the microscope.
Life Science Vocabulary Review
Abiotic
Adaptation
Asexual Reproduction
Binomial Nomenclature
Nonliving features of an ecosystem such as climate, light, so…
A characteristic, arising from natural selection, that improv…
Mode of reproduction in which offspring arise from a single p…
System for naming organisms in which each organism is given a…
Abiotic
Nonliving features of an ecosystem such as climate, light, so…
Adaptation
A characteristic, arising from natural selection, that improv…
Science Life Science Vocabulary Chapter 8
Chlorophyll
Photosynthesis
Tissue
Chloroplast
A green pigment found in the chloroplasts of plants, algae, a…
The process by which plants and other autotrophs capture and…
A group of similar cells that perform a specific function.
An organelle in the cells of plants and some other organisms…
Chlorophyll
A green pigment found in the chloroplasts of plants, algae, a…
Photosynthesis
The process by which plants and other autotrophs capture and…
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Life Science Vocabulary
Ecosystem
Dependency
Structure
Thrive
The community of organisms that live in a particular area, al…
The state of being relying on someone or something else for s…
Unique parts of animals and plants that enable them to survive
To grow or develop vigorously; to flourish
Ecosystem
The community of organisms that live in a particular area, al…
Dependency
The state of being relying on someone or something else for s…
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Mrs. Flores Life Science Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Chlorophyll
Photosynthesis
Tissues
Chloroplasts
A green photosynthetic pigment found in the chloroplasts of p…
The process by which plants and other autotrophs capture and…
A group of similar cells that perform a specific function
An organelle in the cells of plants and some other organisms…
Chlorophyll
A green photosynthetic pigment found in the chloroplasts of p…
Photosynthesis
The process by which plants and other autotrophs capture and…
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Chapter 8 Science Vocabulary- Instructions for life
Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)
Nucleotides
Complementary Base Pairing
DNA replication
Molecule that carries the code for all of life
Building block of DNA
The predictable interaction between nitrogen bases between st…
The process of making a copy of a chromosome in a cell nucleus
Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)
Molecule that carries the code for all of life
Nucleotides
Building block of DNA
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Holt Life Science Chapter 8 Vocabulary The History of Life on Earth
fossil
relative dating
absolute dating
geologic time scale
The trace or remains of an organism
Any method of determining whether an event or object is older…
Any method of measuring age of an object or event in years
The standard method used to divide the Earth's long natural h…
fossil
The trace or remains of an organism
relative dating
Any method of determining whether an event or object is older…
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Life Science Chapter 8 - Protists and Fungi - Vocabulary
algae
ascus
basidium
budding
chlorophyll-containing, plantlike protists that produce oxyge…
saclike, spore-producing strucutre of sac fungi.
club-shaped, reproductive structure in which club fungi produ…
form of asexual reproduction in which a new, genetically-iden…
algae
chlorophyll-containing, plantlike protists that produce oxyge…
ascus
saclike, spore-producing strucutre of sac fungi.
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Life Science Chapter 8
Autotrophs
Eukaryotes
1) Nearly all plants are autotrophs.... 2…
A plant's cells are enclosed by a cell…
Organism that produce their own food.
An organism whose cells contain nuclei.
What are the characteristics of plants?
Describe 3 ways that plant cells differ from the cells of som…
Autotrophs
Organism that produce their own food.
Eukaryotes
An organism whose cells contain nuclei.
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Life Science Chapter 8 - Protists and Fungi - Vocabulary
protist
algae
diatom
protozoan
one- or many-celled eukaryotic organism that can be plantlike…
chlorophyll-containing, plantlike protists that produce oxyge…
A unicellular photosynthetic alga with a unique glassy cell w…
one-celled, animal-like protist that can live in water, soil,…
protist
one- or many-celled eukaryotic organism that can be plantlike…
algae
chlorophyll-containing, plantlike protists that produce oxyge…
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Life science ch. 7 & 8
Antibiotic
Cilia
Pseudopod
Saprophytes
Drug used to kill bacteria
Short thread-like structures on the cell membrane
Used by amoebas for movement and to get food
Organisms that get food from dead and decaying matter
Antibiotic
Drug used to kill bacteria
Cilia
Short thread-like structures on the cell membrane
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Life Science Vocabulary
producer
consumer
decomposer
predator
an organism that makes its own food
an organism that eats other living things to get energy
an organism that breaks down dead organism and absorbs its nu…
an animal that hunts, catches, and eats another animal
producer
an organism that makes its own food
consumer
an organism that eats other living things to get energy
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Characteristics of Life Science 8
living things are composed of cells
living things are organized
living things use energy
living things respond to their environ…
-singled celled organisms have everything they need to be sel…
-simple substances are organized into more complex substances…
take in energy, use it to maintenance and growth
-will make changes in response to a stimulus in their environ…
living things are composed of cells
-singled celled organisms have everything they need to be sel…
living things are organized
-simple substances are organized into more complex substances…
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Life Science Chapter 8 - Protists and Fungi - Vocabulary
algae
ascus
basidium
budding
chlorophyll-containing, plantlike protists that produce oxyge…
saclike, spore-producing structure of sac fungi.
club-shaped, reproductive structure in which club fungi produ…
form of asexual reproduction in which a new, genetically-iden…
algae
chlorophyll-containing, plantlike protists that produce oxyge…
ascus
saclike, spore-producing structure of sac fungi.
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BJU Life Science, Chapter 8, 4th Edition
literal view
gap theory
long-day theory
progressive creationism
The belief that the Creation week consisted of six consecutiv…
An interpretation of the Creation account that says there was…
The belief that each day of the Creation week was actually a…
The belief that God created life in stages over a long period…
literal view
The belief that the Creation week consisted of six consecutiv…
gap theory
An interpretation of the Creation account that says there was…
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Life Science Unit 8
A organ
The Epidermis is made up of epithelial…
It is called Nervous tissue
Cartilage
When a collection of two or more tissues work and perform a s…
What is the Epidermis made of?
What is the type of tissue that sends electrical signals thro…
Most bones start out as soft, flexible tissue that is called?
A organ
When a collection of two or more tissues work and perform a s…
The Epidermis is made up of epithelial…
What is the Epidermis made of?
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Life science vocabulary
Producer
Consumer
organism
herbivore
Plant that makes it's own food by storing energy from the Sun.
An organism that must eat to get energy
plant or animal
only consumes (eats) producers (plants).
Producer
Plant that makes it's own food by storing energy from the Sun.
Consumer
An organism that must eat to get energy
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Life Science Vocabulary Review
Abiotic
Adaptation
Amino Acids
Amphibian
Nonliving features of an ecosystem such as climate, light, so…
A characteristic, arising from natural selection, that improv…
Small molecules that link together with other molecules to fo…
A vertebrate that spends it's early life in water and it's ad…
Abiotic
Nonliving features of an ecosystem such as climate, light, so…
Adaptation
A characteristic, arising from natural selection, that improv…
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Life Science Vocabulary
classification
characteristic
organism
animal
the process of grouping similar things together
a quality or feature
a living thing
any organism that is in the kingdom Animalia ; shares common…
classification
the process of grouping similar things together
characteristic
a quality or feature
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Life Science Vocabulary
learned behavior
adaptation
niche
complete metamorphosis
a behavior that has been learned from experience or observation
A trait that helps an organism survive in its environment
An organism's particular role in an ecosystem, or how it make…
Insect development consisting of four stages: egg, larva, pup…
learned behavior
a behavior that has been learned from experience or observation
adaptation
A trait that helps an organism survive in its environment
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Vocabulary: Ch. 8 Life Science Section 2
Nonvascular Plant
Rhizoid
Vascular Plant
Phloem
A low-growing plant that lacks true vascular tissue for trans…
A thin, rootlike structure that anchors a moss and absorbs wa…
A plant that has true vascular tissue for transporting materi…
The vascular tissue through which food moves in some plants.
Nonvascular Plant
A low-growing plant that lacks true vascular tissue for trans…
Rhizoid
A thin, rootlike structure that anchors a moss and absorbs wa…
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Life Science Vocabulary Review
Abiotic
Adaptation
Amino Acids
Amphibian
Nonliving features of an ecosystem such as climate, light, so…
A characteristic, arising from natural selection, that improv…
Small molecules that link together with other molecules to fo…
A vertebrate that spends it's early life in water and it's ad…
Abiotic
Nonliving features of an ecosystem such as climate, light, so…
Adaptation
A characteristic, arising from natural selection, that improv…
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Life Science Vocabulary
energy
photosynthesis
chlorophyll
producer
the ability to cause changes in matter
the process by which plants make food
a pigment, or coloring matter, that helps plants use light en…
an organism that makes its own food
energy
the ability to cause changes in matter
photosynthesis
the process by which plants make food
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Life Science - Ch. 8.1 Vocabulary
protist
algae
diatom
protozoans
a member of a group of eukaryotic organisms, which have a mem…
plantlike protists that produce food through photosynthesis u…
a type of microscopic plantlike protist with a hard outer wall
protists that resemble tiny animals
protist
a member of a group of eukaryotic organisms, which have a mem…
algae
plantlike protists that produce food through photosynthesis u…
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Life Science -- Week 8
sepal
petal
stamen
pollen
part of the flower that protects the developing flower
part of the flower that attracts pollinators-often brightly c…
male part of the flower-produces pollen
fine powder needed for reproduction
sepal
part of the flower that protects the developing flower
petal
part of the flower that attracts pollinators-often brightly c…
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Life Science chapter 8
catastrophic event
primate
index fossil
endotherm
An event that causes a drastic change on Earth resulting in t…
An animal with opposable thumbs and eyes that look directly f…
The fossilized remains of an organism that existed over vast…
Animals that generate and regulate internal body heat.
catastrophic event
An event that causes a drastic change on Earth resulting in t…
primate
An animal with opposable thumbs and eyes that look directly f…
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Life Science8
recycling
renewable resource
succession
ecosystem
changing waste into reusable... materials
a natural supply from Earth that... doesn't deplete
order of development of plant... communities
all of an area's living and nonliving... things
recycling
changing waste into reusable... materials
renewable resource
a natural supply from Earth that... doesn't deplete
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Life Science Chapter 8
mutation
lethal mutation
gene mutation
somatic mutation
A change in the genetic material of a cell.
A mutation that causes death.
A change in the sequence of the nucleotides in a gene.
A mutation that occurs in the body cells (those cells that do…
mutation
A change in the genetic material of a cell.
lethal mutation
A mutation that causes death.
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GED Science Vocabulary-Life Science Lessons 7 & 8
evolution
adaptation
natural selection
variations
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
Individuals that are better adapted to their environment are…
different traits
evolution
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
adaptation
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
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Holt Life Science Chapter 8 Vocabulary The History of Life on Earth
Fossil
Relative dating
Absolute dating
Geologic time scale
The trace or remains of an organism
Any method of determining whether an event or object is older…
Any method of measuring age of an object or event in years
The standard method used to divide the Earth's long natural h…
Fossil
The trace or remains of an organism
Relative dating
Any method of determining whether an event or object is older…
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Life Science Chapter 8
literal view
gap theory
long-day theory
progressive creationism
the belief that each day of Creation was 24 hours long
the belief that the "first creation" was destroyed during Sat…
the belief that each day of Creation was a long period of tim…
the belief that God created new groups of species at widely s…
literal view
the belief that each day of Creation was 24 hours long
gap theory
the belief that the "first creation" was destroyed during Sat…
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Life Science - Chapter 1 - Vocabulary - L1 - p. 8
Organism
Cell
Unicellular
Multicellular
Things that have all the characteristics of life.
The smallest unit of life.
Living things that are made of only one cell.
Living things that are made of two or more cells.
Organism
Things that have all the characteristics of life.
Cell
The smallest unit of life.
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Life Science Vocabulary
Flower
Environment
Adapt
Mammal
Noun: The blossom of a plant
Noun: The conditions that surround someone or something.
Verb: To change your behavior so that it is easier to survive…
Noun: A type of animal that feeds milk to its young, gives li…
Flower
Noun: The blossom of a plant
Environment
Noun: The conditions that surround someone or something.
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Life Science Vocabulary
biodegradable
camouflage
circulation
cold-blooded
something that can be naturally decayed
to hide using protective coloration
moving blood through the body
animals able to adapt their body temperature to the temperatu…
biodegradable
something that can be naturally decayed
camouflage
to hide using protective coloration
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Bio/Life Science 8.3
Predation
Symbiosis
Mutualism
Commensalism
the process where an organism feeds upon another organism.
a close ecological relationship between 2 different species.
a symbiotic relationship in which both organisms benefit.
a symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits and t…
Predation
the process where an organism feeds upon another organism.
Symbiosis
a close ecological relationship between 2 different species.
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SCIENCE 8, Life Science Chapter 5 Heredity
heredity
self-pollination
cross-pollination
dominant trait
the passing of genetic traits from parent to offspring
because some plants have both male and female reproductive st…
pollen from one plant fertilizes the ovule of another
the form of a trait that masks a recessive allele
heredity
the passing of genetic traits from parent to offspring
self-pollination
because some plants have both male and female reproductive st…
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Life Science Chapter 17: First 8 Vocabulary
Cardiac muscle
Cartilage
Dermis
Epidermis
Striated, involuntary muscle found only in the heart
Tough, flexible tissue that joins vertebrae and makes at all…
Skin layer below the epidermis that contains blood vessels, n…
Outer, then ask skin liar that constantly produces new cells…
Cardiac muscle
Striated, involuntary muscle found only in the heart
Cartilage
Tough, flexible tissue that joins vertebrae and makes at all…
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Life Science Chapter 8 Vocabulary Terms
Uniformitarianism
Catastrophism
Paleontology
Relative Dating
A principle that geologic processes that occurred in the past…
A principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly.
The scientific study of fossils or the study of past life.
Any method of determining whether an event or object is older…
Uniformitarianism
A principle that geologic processes that occurred in the past…
Catastrophism
A principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly.
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Science 8 Life Functions
Nutrition
Excretion
Ingestion
Digestion
The process of taking in food for growth, repair, and energy.
The removal of toxic wastes.
The taking in of food.
Breaking the food down into smaller parts.
Nutrition
The process of taking in food for growth, repair, and energy.
Excretion
The removal of toxic wastes.
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Vocabulary (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…
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LIFE SCIENCE VOCABULARY
photosynthesis
producer
consumer
herbivores
the process by which plants use sunlight to make food.
an organism that makes its own food.
animals that get energy by eating other organisms.
consumers that eat only plants.
photosynthesis
the process by which plants use sunlight to make food.
producer
an organism that makes its own food.
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Life Science Chapter 8 TEST
geology
erosion
uniformitarianism
igneous rock
the study of the structure of planet Earth and the forces tha…
the process by which wind, water, ice or gravity transports s…
The geologic principle that the same geologic processes that…
a type of rock that forms from the cooling of molten rock at…
geology
the study of the structure of planet Earth and the forces tha…
erosion
the process by which wind, water, ice or gravity transports s…
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Life Science 8
alleles
genes
dominant allele
recessive allele
Different forms of a gene.
DNA segments that serve as the key functional units in heredi…
An allele whose trait always shows up in the organism when th…
An allele that is masked when a dominant allele is present.
alleles
Different forms of a gene.
genes
DNA segments that serve as the key functional units in heredi…
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Life Science: The 8 Life Functions
Response to Stimuli
Ingestion or Nutrition
Digestion
Cellular Respiration
Reacting to changes in your external and internal environment…
Taking in or making one's own food.
Breaking down food so that it is usable.
The process that releases energy from food.
Response to Stimuli
Reacting to changes in your external and internal environment…
Ingestion or Nutrition
Taking in or making one's own food.
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SCIENCE 8, Chapter 4, Organization of Life, Environmental Science
Energy, Mineral nutrients, Carbon diox…
Biotic factors
Abiotic factors
Habitat
basic components of an ecosystem.
Living and once living parts of an ecosystem
Non-living parts of an ecosystem
The place an organism lives
Energy, Mineral nutrients, Carbon diox…
basic components of an ecosystem.
Biotic factors
Living and once living parts of an ecosystem
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Life Science Target Week 8-11 Quiz Prep
water
protein
Lipids
carbohydrates
H2O 65% of cell, found in cytoplasm, needed to move substance…
20% of cell, made of amino acids, building blocks of cell str…
12% of cell, fats and oils, makes up cell membrane and locati…
2.90% of cell, sugars and starches, used by mitochondria for…
water
H2O 65% of cell, found in cytoplasm, needed to move substance…
protein
20% of cell, made of amino acids, building blocks of cell str…
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Basic Life Science Vocabulary
Organism
Unicellular
Multicellular
Stimulus
A living thing
Made of a single cell
Consisting of many cells
A change in an organism's surroundings that causes the organi…
Organism
A living thing
Unicellular
Made of a single cell
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Chapter 4 Vocabulary- Life Science
ASEXUAL REPRODUCTION
CHROMOSOME
DIPLOID
DNA
A reproductive process that involves only one parent and prod…
A threadlike, gene-carrying structure found in the nucleus. E…
(genetics) an organism or cell having two sets of chromosomes…
A nucleic acid found in the nucleus of all living cells, whic…
ASEXUAL REPRODUCTION
A reproductive process that involves only one parent and prod…
CHROMOSOME
A threadlike, gene-carrying structure found in the nucleus. E…
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Life Science Vocabulary, 1.5 - 1.8
Cytoplasm
Cytosol
Cytoskeleton
Microtubules,
Consists of everything inside the plasma membrane of the cell…
A watery, gel-like material
A cellular "scaffolding" or "skeleton" that crisscrosses the…
Are hollow cylinders and are the thickest of the cytoskeleton…
Cytoplasm
Consists of everything inside the plasma membrane of the cell…
Cytosol
A watery, gel-like material
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