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The steps of the scientific method and definition

PHEOC
Problem-identify through observation
Hypothesis-proposed solution or educated guess to problem
Experimentation-test the hypothesis through experiments
Outcome-collect data
Conclusion-draw conclusion based on outcome
Repeat experiment

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Independent variables

Factor you can manipulate

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Dependent variable

Factor that responds to the change and can be measured

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Control group

Does not contain any variables
Factors remain unchanged

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Experimental groups

Contains variables that are being tested

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Covalent bonds

Bonds in which electrons are shared

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Ionic bond

Bonds in which electrons are either gained or lost

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Asexual reproduction

Reproduction involving only one parent

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Sexual reproduction

Reproduction which involves two parents

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DNA

The molecule in which the hereditary info is stored

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Unicellular

Consists of only one cell

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Multicellular

Consists of multiple cells

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Characteristics of life

Reproduction-give offspring
Cells-all living things made out of cells
Homeostasis-maintain a stable internal environment
Growth and development-grow and develop overtime
Genes-contain universal genetic code
Adaptation-can change to be accustom to environmental changes
Evolution-change in species over generations
Energy-use or obtain energy

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Homeostasis

Organisms maintain balance with the internal and external environments