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passive transport:

movement of molecules w/o energy input

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osmosis:

passive transport of water via diffusion

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active transport:

protein binds to a particle and uses energy to move through the cell membrane

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equilibrium:

when molecules in a substance are spread evenly

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producer:

something that makes it's own food

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enzymes:

speeds up chemical reactions

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exocytosis:

when vesicles release their contents

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metabolism:

all the activity that occurs in the interior of an organism

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diffusion:

movement of molecules to where less molecules are

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consumer:

an organism that can't make it's own food

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organic compound:

containing carbon and hydrogen

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fermentation:

releasing energy w/o oxygen w/ glucose

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inorganic compound:

elements other than carbon and hydrogen

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endocytosis:

taking substances into a cell and surrounding it

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mixture:

is a blend of two or more substance , each of which retains its identity

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compound:

substance made up of two or more elements which are chemically combined

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matter:

has mass and takes up space

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energy:

the ability to cause change

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matter is made of:

atoms

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elements have kind of atom

one

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molecular compound ->

molecule

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ions:

electrically charged atoms, positive or negative

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ions of _____ charges attract one another neutral compounds

opposite

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carbon:

supply energy for cell process

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lipids:

store and release energy

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most living things use ____ to transport materials

water

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cells have a selectively ______ membrane what regulates what goes in/out of our cell

permeable

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plants use _____ _____ to convert it into energy/sugars (food)

light energy

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cellular respiration:

when chemical reactions break down food molecules into simpler substances and release stored energy

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carbohydrates are broken down into...

glucose molecules