Flashcards in Characteristics Of Life Deck (16):
What are the characteristics
1.made up of cells(unicellular,multicellular)
7.DNA 2.Growth(process)and 8.development(cycle 8.die
3."obtain"and "use" energy
4.respond to environment
5.maintain internal energy
Sexual reproduction takes?
Asexual reproduction takes?
What is homeostasis?(maintain stable environment category)
Variables are regulated so internal conditions remain stable
What is Aneobolism?(build up)
Construct molecules from small units
What is Canabolism?(breakdown)
Large molecules are broken down into smaller parts and then used up in respiration
What is metabolism?
A set of life‑sustaining chemical transformations within the cells of living organisms. These enzyme-catalyzed reactions allow organisms to grow and reproduce, maintain their structures, and respond to their environments.
What is science?
An organized way of gathering and analyzing evidence about the natural world
What is inferring?
A logical interpretation based on what scientists already know
What is a hypothesis?
A scientific explanation for a set of observations that can be tested in ways that support or reject it
What is the independent variable
The variable that is changed on purpose
Goes on the X axis
What is the dependent variable?
The variable that is observed and is changed in response to the independent variable
The group that is exposed to the same conditions as the experimental group except for 1 independent variable
What is a constant?
NOT changed during an experiment
What is a stimulus?
A signal to which an organism responds