Flashcards in Chapter 1: Intro Deck (28):
The scientific study of life
An approach to understanding the natural world based on Inquiry.
Two types of Scientific approaches
Discovery and Hypothesis driven
Hypothesis Driven Science
Observations, Question, Hypothesis, Prediction, Experiment
A tentative answer to a question
7 Properties of Life
Order, Regulation, Growth & Development, Energy Processing, Response to Environment, Reproduction, Evolution.
Broad hypothesis and supported by abundant evidence
Group of organisms that live at the same time and place and have the ability to interbreed.
Name and Classify Species.
Three Domains of Life
Domain Bacteria, Domain Archaea, Domain Eukarya.
4 Kingdoms of Eukarya
Plantae, Fungi, Animalia, Protists
Small & Simple cells (No nucleus)
Large and complex cells.
Fives Themes of Biology
Evolution, Structure/ Function, Information Flow, Energy Transformations, Interconnecting within systems.
Evolution by natural selection
Structure of an object (Molecule/ Body part), Provides insight to its function.
Info stored in DNA is transmitted and expressed.
All biological systems depend on obtaining, converting, and releasing energy and matter.
Interconnection within systems
All biological systems depend on interactions.
The purposeful breeding of domesticated plants and animals by humans.
Unequal reproductive success.
Four building blocks of DNA
Entire set of genetic information
Studies whole genomes