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Chapter One

Who is Dr. Redi and what did he do? -Found the problem with spontaneous generation and flies -Did the first science experiment known -
What is a Hypothesis? Statement that must be disproven
What is Uniformitarianism? Hutton's theory that changes in the earth's crust during geological history have resulted from the action of continuous and uniform processes
What is the scientific approach? -the universe is explainable through natural processes -Uniformitarianism -Hypothesis can be falsified -share the word with others: publish and peer review
What does all Life do? A) Organismic integrity-skin B) Movement C) Responsiveness D) Growth E) Reproduction F) Respiration - Breath, Transport, cellular respir G) Digestion H) Absorption I) Circulation J) Assimilation K) Excretion L) Evolution
Requirements of Life? 1. Water-dissolves and moves nutrients 2. Nutrients-building blocks of body 3. Heat-Speed up chemical reactions
What is a Human? 1. Large Brained to remember the good places for food and to get along with 2.Special tooth formation 3.Large birth canal 4. Fully rotating forearm for catching the next branch 5. Binocular vision
What is Homeostasis? The tendency of the body to maintain a constant state
Anabolism Small molecules are joined to form larger ones
Catabolism Large molecules are broken down to smaller ones
Atom Smallest unit of matter
Molecule two or more atoms put together neutral
Macromolecules -complex molecules like DNA and some proteins -form organelles
Cells smallest living structure and serve as the basic units of structure and function in organisms
Tissues groups of similar cells which that preform common functions
Organs contain 2 or more tissue types that work together
Organ system related organs that work together
Organism living being
Absorption Uptake to organism
Assimilation uptake to cell
Experiment a scientific procedure undertaken to make a discovery, test a hypothesis, or demonstrate a known fact
Hierarchy an arrangement or classification of things according to relative importance or inclusiveness
Negative feedback resulting action will be in the opposite direction of the stimuli
Virus -an infective agent that typically consists of a nucleic acid molecule in a protein coat -requires other things to do its life things
Created by: Tel3