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The study of life
Begins with specific observations(facts), draws general conclusion, used to form scientific...
Starts with general idea, makes specific predictions that follow logically
The concerted human effort to understand, or to understand better, the history of the natural...
A statement that provides some explanation for the observed facts
The variable that is measured, counted, or observed
The variable that is manipulated
Independent variable is held at a constant level or omitted
Method or sequence of steps performed for the experiment
Repeating the experiment several times to provide consistent results
Observation that is subjective(colors, smells, etc...)
Observation that includes facts or measurements
The capacity to do work
The set of chemical reactions that occur in living organisms to maintain life.
Molecules and structures that detect stimuli
A specific form of energy that a receptor can detect
To maintain relatively constant internal conditions
Reproduction which requires the two cells from different individuals to unite to produce the...
Reproduction in which a single organism can reproduce without the aid of another.
Fundamental form of matter that cannot be broken down into a different form of matter by ordinary...
Smallest unit of an element that retains the element's properties, consist of three subatomic...
Atom that varies in neutron number
Union between the electron structures of two or more atoms
Occurs when two or more elements intermingle in proportions that can vary
3 kinds of chemical bonds
ionic, covalent, hydrogen
8 characteristics of living things
Assimilate and use energy, Can respond to their environment, Maintain relatively constant internal...
Bond in which atoms of opposite charge attract each other
An atom that has either lost or gained one or more electrons
Bond in which atoms share outer-shell electrons with other atoms
Bond in which a weak attraction forms when the positive end of 1 polarized molecule is attracted...
Type of covalent bonding in which distribution of charge is symmetrical
Type of covalent bonding in which distribution of charge is asymmetrical