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chapter twoitisalive

information over chapter two

the smallest unit that can perform all life processes. cell
anything that causes a change in an organism. stimulus
the maintenance of a constant internal state in a changing environment. homeostasis
reproduction when the offspring share traits from both of the parents sexual reproduction
reproduction when one parent produces offspring that is identical to itself asexual reproduction
passing of genetic traits from parent to offspring heredity
the sum of all chemical processes that occur in an organism metabolism
organism that can make its own food by using energy from its surroundings producer
organism that eats other organisms matter consumer
an organism that gets energy by breaking down the remains of dead organisms decomposer
a molecule that is made up of amino acids and that is needed to repair body structures proteins
a class of energy giving nutrients carbohydrates
a type of biochemical that does not dissolve in water lipid
a lipid that contains phosphorus phospholipids
a molecule that acts as the main energy source for cells ATP
a molecule made up of subunits called nucleotides nucleic acids
the process of maintaining a stable internal environment is know as homeostasis
offspring resemble their parents because of heredity
starch is a ------------ and is made up of sugars carbohydrate
which of the following is true about cells A-cells are found in all organisms B-there can only be one cell in an organism C-cells are big D-cells are producers A- cells are found in all organisms
A change in an organisms environment that effects the organism's activities is a A-response B-stimulus C-metabolism D-producer B-producer
what do organisms store energy in lipids
what molecule contains the information about how to make proteins DNA
what are the subunits of nucleic acids amino acids
why must organisms have food for energy
plants store extra sugar as starch
why do organisms need food water air and a living space to survive
what are the subunits of proteins amino acids
what are the two kinds of carbohydrates simple and complex
what is an example of a simple carbohydrate table sugar
Created by: sean maguire