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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…
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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…
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
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biology unit 1 vocabulary
organelle
protist
cilia
cell
a structure that performs a specific function for the cell, a…
a microscopic single-celled organism with a nucleus and membr…
microscopic structures on a cell or single-celled oraganism t…
the smallest structure of an organism
organelle
a structure that performs a specific function for the cell, a…
protist
a microscopic single-celled organism with a nucleus and membr…
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Biology - Unit 1
Independant Variable
Dependant Variable
Hypothesis
Conclusion
The variable that is deliberately changed in a controlled exp…
The variable that is observed and changes in response to the…
A statement that can be tested. Possible explanation for a se…
Summary of the research and the results of the experiment.
Independant Variable
The variable that is deliberately changed in a controlled exp…
Dependant Variable
The variable that is observed and changes in response to the…
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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
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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.
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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…
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OFL Biology Unit 1
Enzyme
Catalyst
Homeostasis
Photosynthesis
A protein that catalyzes (speeds up) chemical reactions in li…
A substance that DECREASES the activation energy needed to st…
The maintenance of the constant internal conditions in an org…
The process used by plants in which light energy is converted…
Enzyme
A protein that catalyzes (speeds up) chemical reactions in li…
Catalyst
A substance that DECREASES the activation energy needed to st…
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Unit 1 Biology
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Constants
Asexual reproduction
Variable that the experimenter changes
Variable that is measured
Things in the experiment that are kept the same
Reproduction that occurs when there is one parent cell that p…
Independent Variable
Variable that the experimenter changes
Dependent Variable
Variable that is measured
Unit 1: Biology Equipment
microscope
microscope slide
cover slip
thermometer
microscope
microscope slide
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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…
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
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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
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Biology-Unit 1 Vocabulary
Biology
Science
Theory
Hypothesis
The study of life
An organized way of using evidence to learn about our world
A well-tested explanation for a problem
An educated guess based on observation
Biology
The study of life
Science
An organized way of using evidence to learn about our world
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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…
Unit 1 - Molecular Biology
hydrogen bond
Hydrogen bonds and Protein structure
Hydrogen bonds and DNA
Covalent bond
A type of weak chemical bond formed when the slightly positiv…
Within the long protein chains there are regions in which the…
Hydrogen bonding also plays an important role in determining…
A chemical bond that involves sharing a pair of electrons bet…
hydrogen bond
A type of weak chemical bond formed when the slightly positiv…
Hydrogen bonds and Protein structure
Within the long protein chains there are regions in which the…
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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
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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…
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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.
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Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary
Biology
ecology
abiotic
biotic
study of life
study of interactions
nonliving
living
Biology
study of life
ecology
study of interactions
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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.
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…
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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
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-…
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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…
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Unit 1: Fundamentals of Biology
Controlled experiment
Independent variable
Dependent variable
Theory
An experiment in which all factors remain the same except the…
The variable that you are testing (the one that you change on…
The responding variable (the one that you are measuring as a…
A scientific explanation for a natural phenomenon that has be…
Controlled experiment
An experiment in which all factors remain the same except the…
Independent variable
The variable that you are testing (the one that you change on…
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
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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.
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Coats Biology Unit 1 Vocabulary - Ecology
Commensalism
Competition
Ecological succession
Ecosystem
A symbiotic relationship where one organism benefits while th…
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 benefits while th…
Competition
Two or more organisms using the same limited resources causin…
42 terms
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…
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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
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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…
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
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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
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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…
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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…
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Biology: Unit 1 Vocabulary/Study Guide
Biology
organism
The 8 Characteristics of Life
metabolism
...
...
...
...
Biology
...
organism
...
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Biology Unit 1
Quantitative Data
Qualitative Data
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Data that is numbers (Example= 37 inches)
Descriptive word data (example=light blue)
The one condition the experimenter changes between two groups…
The condition being measured due to the independent variable
Quantitative Data
Data that is numbers (Example= 37 inches)
Qualitative Data
Descriptive word data (example=light blue)
22 terms
Unit 1 Intro to Biology
Adaptation
Biology
Constant
Control Group
a trait inherited that allows the species to change over time…
The scientific study of life
a factor that remains fixed during an experiment while the in…
the group not receiving the factor being tested
Adaptation
a trait inherited that allows the species to change over time…
Biology
The scientific study of life
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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.
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)
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Biology - Unit 1 Vocabulary
cell
homeostasis
somatic cell
gamete
smallest unit of life that can carry on all functions of life…
maintaining conditions where the internal environment is rela…
any cell of the body that is NOT a sex cell
sex cells including sperm and egg, which contain a haploid (s…
cell
smallest unit of life that can carry on all functions of life…
homeostasis
maintaining conditions where the internal environment is rela…
57 terms
Unit 1 - Intro to Biology
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
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