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APEX Biology - Unit 1 Vocabulary
Accurate
Analyze
Biology
Conclusion
Describes how close a measurement comes to the true value.
To examine or interpret.
The scientific study of the living world.
A statement or set of statements considered to be the answer…
Accurate
Describes how close a measurement comes to the true value.
Analyze
To examine or interpret.
Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary
Abiotic
Biology
Biotic
Cell
non living; characterized by the absence of the characteristi…
the study of life
living; characterized by the presence of life
a usually microscopic structure containing nuclear and cytopl…
Abiotic
non living; characterized by the absence of the characteristi…
Biology
the study of life
13 terms
Unit 1 Biology Vocabulary
Science
Observation
Hypothesis
Controlled Experiment
an organized way of gathering and analyzing evidence about th…
a process of noticing and describing events in a careful and…
a possible explanation for a scientific question
an experiment in which only one variable is changed
Science
an organized way of gathering and analyzing evidence about th…
Observation
a process of noticing and describing events in a careful and…
30 terms
Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary
Science
Observation
Data
Inference
Organized way to use evidence... to learn about the natural wor…
Using your senses to gather information in an orderly way
Information gathered from observation
A logical understanding based on prior knowledge
Science
Organized way to use evidence... to learn about the natural wor…
Observation
Using your senses to gather information in an orderly way
19 terms
Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary
Prokaryote
Eukaryote
Cytoplasm
Organelles
NO nucleus or other membrane-bound organelles
Have a nucleus and other membrane-bound organelles
Jelly-like substance inside the cell membrane
Structures specialized to perform distinct processes in a cell
Prokaryote
NO nucleus or other membrane-bound organelles
Eukaryote
Have a nucleus and other membrane-bound organelles
28 terms
Unit 1 Biology
biology
organism
cell
metabolism
study of living things
any living system such as a plant, animal or bacterium
smallest unit of life
chemical reactions that build up or break down materials to m…
biology
study of living things
organism
any living system such as a plant, animal or bacterium
18 terms
Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary
Organism
Biology
Unicellular
Multicellular
Any contiguous living system, such as an animal, plant or bac…
Study of Life
Single celled organism
Organisms that consist of more than one cell, in contrast to…
Organism
Any contiguous living system, such as an animal, plant or bac…
Biology
Study of Life
Unit 1 Biology Vocabulary
Commensalism
Competition
ecological succession
Ecosystem
a symbiotic relationship where one organism is unaffected
two or more organisms using the same limited resources causin…
changes in the composition of species found in a community ov…
a community interacting with its environment through a one-wa…
Commensalism
a symbiotic relationship where one organism is unaffected
Competition
two or more organisms using the same limited resources causin…
27 terms
Biology Unit 1
biology
organism
cell
metabolism
study of living things
any living system such as a plant, animal or bacterium
smallest unit of life
chemical reactions that build up or break down materials to m…
biology
study of living things
organism
any living system such as a plant, animal or bacterium
28 terms
Unit 1 Biology
biology
organism
cell
metabolism
study of living things
any living system such as a plant, animal or bacterium
smallest unit of life
chemical reactions that build up or break down materials to m…
biology
study of living things
organism
any living system such as a plant, animal or bacterium
23 terms
Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary
Biology
ecology
abiotic
biotic
study of life
study of interactions
nonliving
living
Biology
study of life
ecology
study of interactions
21 terms
Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary
Inference
organic chemistry
monomer
ploymer
a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning
hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, carbon (all living things are mos…
single units
many monomers bounded togther
Inference
a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning
organic chemistry
hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, carbon (all living things are mos…
14 terms
Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary
Scientific Method
Observation
Hypothesis
Prediction
The whole process of developing an experiment.
The act of using you senses to create question or find answers.
A scientific guess regarding a cause and effect relationship.
A scientific prediction regarding the outcome of an experiment.
Scientific Method
The whole process of developing an experiment.
Observation
The act of using you senses to create question or find answers.
Biology Vocabulary Unit 1
biosphere
biodiversity
species
biology
all organisms and the part of Earth where they exist
variety of life within an area
group of organisms so similar to one another that they can br…
scientific study of all forms of life
biosphere
all organisms and the part of Earth where they exist
biodiversity
variety of life within an area
Unit 1 Vocabulary (Biology)
biochemistry
covalent bonds
adhesion
pH scale
the study of the chemical reactions and processes in a living…
strong bonds that form when atoms want to share electrons bet…
a property of water that explains why water is capable of sti…
a scale that is used to measure the acidity and basicity of a…
biochemistry
the study of the chemical reactions and processes in a living…
covalent bonds
strong bonds that form when atoms want to share electrons bet…
5 terms
Biology Vocabulary Unit 1
scientific method
control group
science
theories
common procedures used by scientists to gather data used in p…
the part of the experiment in which all conditions are kept c…
the use of evidence to construct testable explanations and pr…
a well established and highly reliable explanation, but may b…
scientific method
common procedures used by scientists to gather data used in p…
control group
the part of the experiment in which all conditions are kept c…
19 terms
Biology Unit 1- OL
Purpose of science
Short term energy source
Structure of carbohydrates
Dehydration synthesis
to organize evidence and predict future events
carbohydrates
monosaccharid
removing water to join to monomers together
Purpose of science
to organize evidence and predict future events
Short term energy source
carbohydrates
Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary
observation
hypothesis
experiment
control group
The process of obtaining information by using the senses.
A testable idea or explanation that leads to scientific inves…
A procedure that is carried out under controlled conditions t…
In an experiment, a group that serves as a standard of compar…
observation
The process of obtaining information by using the senses.
hypothesis
A testable idea or explanation that leads to scientific inves…
Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary
Biology
Abiotic
Biotic
Levels of Classification of Life
Study of living things
Nonliving factors in the enviroment
Living factors in the environment
Cells>Tissues>Organs>Organ System>Organism>Population>Communi…
Biology
Study of living things
Abiotic
Nonliving factors in the enviroment
70 terms
AP Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary Review
polar
nonpolar
electronegativity
cohesion
Molecule with partial charges. Mixes with water.
No partial charges. Do not mix with water.
Attraction of an atom for electrons in a covalent bond.
Water molecules sticking to each other.
polar
Molecule with partial charges. Mixes with water.
nonpolar
No partial charges. Do not mix with water.
Unit 1: Biology Equipment
microscope
microscope slide
cover slip
thermometer
microscope
microscope slide
Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary
science
observation
inference
hypothesis
an organized way of gathering and analyzing evidence about th…
how scientific investigations begin; the act of noticing and…
is a logical interpretation based on what scientists already…
is a scientific explanation for a set of observations that ca…
science
an organized way of gathering and analyzing evidence about th…
observation
how scientific investigations begin; the act of noticing and…
Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary
Gene Pool
Relative Frequency
Single-Gene Trait
Polygenic Trait
Combined genetic information of all the members of a particul…
Number of times that an allele occurs in a gene pool compared…
When something is controlled by a single gene with two alleles
When traits are controlled by two or more genes
Gene Pool
Combined genetic information of all the members of a particul…
Relative Frequency
Number of times that an allele occurs in a gene pool compared…
29 terms
Unit 1 Biology Vocabulary A
Commensalism
Competition
ecological succession
Ecosystem
a symbiotic relationship where one organism is unaffected
two or more organisms using the same limited resources causin…
changes in the composition of species found in a community ov…
a community interacting with its environment through a one-wa…
Commensalism
a symbiotic relationship where one organism is unaffected
Competition
two or more organisms using the same limited resources causin…
Unit 1 Biology Vocabulary
Domain Archea
Domain Bacteria
Domain Eukarya
Kingdom Protista
Prokaryotic cells (no nucleus)... Live in extreme environments
Prokaryotic cells (nucleus)... Mostly bacteria
Eukaryotic cells... Three different kingdoms
Amoeba, Algae, etc.
Domain Archea
Prokaryotic cells (no nucleus)... Live in extreme environments
Domain Bacteria
Prokaryotic cells (nucleus)... Mostly bacteria
Biology Vocabulary: Unit 1
Biology
Homeostasis
Metabolism
Cell
The scientific study of life
The steady physiological condition of the body
The totality of an organism's chemical reactions which manage…
The fundamental unit of life's structure and function
Biology
The scientific study of life
Homeostasis
The steady physiological condition of the body
30 terms
Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary
Acid
Atom
Base
Biology
A substance that produces hydrogen ions in a water solution
Smallest particle of an element
A substance that decreases the hydrogen ion concentration in…
The scientific study of life
Acid
A substance that produces hydrogen ions in a water solution
Atom
Smallest particle of an element
27 terms
Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary
biosphere
biodiversity
species
biology
all of the organisms and the part of Earth where they exist
variety of life within an area
are a group of organisms so similar to one another that they…
scientific study of all forms of life
biosphere
all of the organisms and the part of Earth where they exist
biodiversity
variety of life within an area
Biology Unit 1 - Nature of Science
Biology
Heterotroph
Autotroph
Metabolism
The Study of Life
Organism that needs to ingest food for energy
Organism that is able to capture sunlight and use it to make…
The chemical reactions that happen in an organism allowing it…
Biology
The Study of Life
Heterotroph
Organism that needs to ingest food for energy
81 terms
AP Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary Review
polar
nonpolar
electronegativity
cohesion
Molecule with partial charges. Mixes with water.
No partial charges. Do not mix with water.
Attraction of an atom for electrons in a covalent bond.
Water molecules sticking to each other.
polar
Molecule with partial charges. Mixes with water.
nonpolar
No partial charges. Do not mix with water.
20 terms
Biology Unit 1
plasma (cell) membrane
cell wall
nucleus
ribosomes
protects internal components and allows material to enter and…
supports and protects the cell; plant cells only
controls cell processes and holds DNA
makes protein
plasma (cell) membrane
protects internal components and allows material to enter and…
cell wall
supports and protects the cell; plant cells only
56 terms
AP Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary Review
polar
nonpolar
electronegativity
cohesion
Molecule with partial charges. Mixes with water.
No partial charges. Do not mix with water.
Attraction of an atom for electrons in a covalent bond.
Water molecules sticking to each other.
polar
Molecule with partial charges. Mixes with water.
nonpolar
No partial charges. Do not mix with water.
28 terms
Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary
Ionic bond
Covalent bond
Polar
Cohesion
Bonds formed when one or more electrons are transferred from…
Bonds formed when electrons are shared between atoms
A molecule in which the charges are unevenly distributed
An attraction between molecules of the same substance
Ionic bond
Bonds formed when one or more electrons are transferred from…
Covalent bond
Bonds formed when electrons are shared between atoms
16 terms
Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary Terms
unicellular
multicellular
homeostasis
binomial nomenclature
a single-celled organism (has only one cell)
a multi-celled organism (has more than one cell)
process by which organisms maintain a relatively stable inter…
classification system in which each species is assigned a two…
unicellular
a single-celled organism (has only one cell)
multicellular
a multi-celled organism (has more than one cell)
Unit 1 Intro to Biology Vocabulary - All Terms
Metric System
Hypothesis
Testable Question
Variable
p. 19 Measurement system whose divisions are powers of 10. Ex…
p. 18 Testable explanation of a situation. Example: If plant-…
A question that can be answered by the scientific method. Exa…
p. 19, A factor that can change in an experiment. Example: In…
Metric System
p. 19 Measurement system whose divisions are powers of 10. Ex…
Hypothesis
p. 18 Testable explanation of a situation. Example: If plant-…
20 terms
Biology Unit 1 Terms
Theory
Data
Hypothesis
Species
An explanation for a wide variety of observations
observations and measurements made during an experiment
It is an educated GUESS for an experiment
group of organisms similar to one another that they can breed…
Theory
An explanation for a wide variety of observations
Data
observations and measurements made during an experiment
Unit 1: The Science of Biology
biology
science
scientific method
hypothesis
the scientific study of living things
observation, identification, experimentation, investigation a…
the scientific method is a body of techniques for investigati…
the assumption about what will happen during an experiment or…
biology
the scientific study of living things
science
observation, identification, experimentation, investigation a…
39 terms
Biology - Unit 1 - Biology Skills - Study Guide
science
science
pseudoscience
pseudoscience
Science or Pseudoscience? Uses testable ideas
Science or Pseudoscience? Relies on objective observations
Science or Pseudoscience? Often contradicts itself
Science or Pseudoscience? A belief that cannot be affected by…
science
Science or Pseudoscience? Uses testable ideas
science
Science or Pseudoscience? Relies on objective observations
13 terms
Biology - Unit 1 Atoms
Atom
Elements
Matter
Neutrons
The basic unit of a chemical element.
More than one hundred substances that cannot be chemically br…
Physical substance in general, as distinct from mind and spir…
A subatomic particle of about the same mass as a proton but w…
Atom
The basic unit of a chemical element.
Elements
More than one hundred substances that cannot be chemically br…
72 terms
Unit 1: Cell Biology
phospholipid bilayer
cell membrane
fluid mosaic model
semipermeable membrane
plasma membrane layers composed of phospholipid molecules arr…
double-layer of phospholipids that forms a boundary between a…
model that describes the arrangement and movement of the mole…
A membrane that allows some molecules to pass through but doe…
phospholipid bilayer
plasma membrane layers composed of phospholipid molecules arr…
cell membrane
double-layer of phospholipids that forms a boundary between a…
Vocabulary Unit 1 - Biology
Science
Biology
Scientific Models
Scientific Method
behavior of the physical and natural world through observatio…
the study of living organisms, divided into many specialized…
can be material, visual, mathematical, or computation
a method of procedure that has characterized natural science…
Science
behavior of the physical and natural world through observatio…
Biology
the study of living organisms, divided into many specialized…
40 terms
Biology unit 1
Why do people think RNA came first? (f…
Thymine/Uracil
Methyl
Deoxyribose
Primary structure carries info. , can copy itself, has struct…
Adenine
Not reactive, Methylated compound
Why do people think RNA came first? (f…
Primary structure carries info. , can copy itself, has struct…
Thymine/Uracil
Adenine
Unit 1 Vocab. Biology Fundamentals
Adaptation
Anabolism
Asexual reproduction
Balance
inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
Constructive metabolism; the process of building up larger mo…
A reproductive process that involves only one parent and prod…
A condition in which different elements are equal or in the c…
Adaptation
inherited characteristic of a species that develops over time…
Anabolism
Constructive metabolism; the process of building up larger mo…
11 terms
Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary
Science
Observation
Data
Inference
Organized way to use evidence... to learn about the natural wor…
Using your senses to gather information in an orderly way
Information gathered from observation
A logical understanding based on prior knowledge
Science
Organized way to use evidence... to learn about the natural wor…
Observation
Using your senses to gather information in an orderly way
Biology Vocabulary Unit 1
Asexual Reproduction
Adenosine Triphosphate [ATP]
Bacteria
Carbohydrate
A type of reproduction involving only one parent that produce…
An adenine-containing nucleoside triphosphate that releases f…
One of two prokaryotic domains, the other being the Archaea.
A sugar (monosaccharide) or one of its dimers (disaccharides)…
Asexual Reproduction
A type of reproduction involving only one parent that produce…
Adenosine Triphosphate [ATP]
An adenine-containing nucleoside triphosphate that releases f…
Unit 1 Biology Vocabulary
Elements
Compounds
Ph Scale
Water molecules
A molecule composed of one kind of atom; cannot be broken int…
two or more molecules of different atoms
measurement system used to indicate the concentration of hydr…
A molecule consisting of 2 hydrogen atoms and 1 oxygen atom f…
Elements
A molecule composed of one kind of atom; cannot be broken int…
Compounds
two or more molecules of different atoms
34 terms
Biology - Unit 1 Vocabulary
atom
nucleus
element
isotope
basic unit of matter
the center of the atom which contains the protons and neutrons
substance consisting entirely of one type of atom
atom of an element that has a number of neutron different fro…
atom
basic unit of matter
nucleus
the center of the atom which contains the protons and neutrons
29 terms
Unit 1 biology vocabulary
Prokaryotic cells
Eukaryotic cells
Nucleus
Chloroplasts
Single cell organism that has neither a distinct nucleus and…
An organism whose cells contain a nucleus surrounded by a mem…
The central and most important part of a object, movement, or…
In a plant cells, the place where a plastid contains chloroph…
Prokaryotic cells
Single cell organism that has neither a distinct nucleus and…
Eukaryotic cells
An organism whose cells contain a nucleus surrounded by a mem…
Biology-Vocabulary Unit 1
Science
Observation
Inference
Hypothesis
An organized way of gathering and collecting data about the n…
Process of noticing and describing events or processes on a c…
A logical interpretation based on what you know
A possible explanation that can answer a scientific question…
Science
An organized way of gathering and collecting data about the n…
Observation
Process of noticing and describing events or processes on a c…
AP Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary
homologous structures
vestigial structures
convergent evolution
Hardy-Weinberg
structures in different species that are similar because of c…
remnants of features that served important functions in the t…
the independent evolution of similar features in different li…
the frequencies of alleles and genotypes in a population will…
homologous structures
structures in different species that are similar because of c…
vestigial structures
remnants of features that served important functions in the t…
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