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Cell theory

All living things have cells, basic building blocs of life, all cells come from other cells

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Domain

Category above kingdom level. Three domains are Archea, Bacteria, Eukarya.

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Bacteria

One of to prokaryotic domains, other being Archea

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Archea

Prokaryotic domain

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Eukarya

The domain that includes eukaryotic organisms.

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Eukaryote

Membrane enclosed nucleus and organelles. Animals and plants.

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Evolution

Descent with modification. Evolving from ancestors

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Hierarchy of biological organization.

Organizing by putting into groups

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Natural selection

Organisms with certain inherited characteristics are more likely to survive

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Prokaryote

Cell that doesn't have a nucleus. Bacteria and Archea.

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Reductionism

Taking a complex thing and making it less complex. Basic.

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Science

Systematic study of structure and behavior of the physical and natural world.

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Scientific method

Observation
Question
Hypothesis
Prediction
Test
Observation

Revise if false/make additional test of correct.

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Biology

The study of life