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What molecules form much of cell membrane? phospholipids
What molecule is the major energy carrier in the cell? ATP
What type of molecule is in DNA? a nucleic acid
What do gravity, sounds, and light have in common? They are examples of stimuli
Maintaining stable internal conditions is called? homeostasis
What happens when organisms reproduce? They make organisms similar to themselves.
What is passing traits from parent to offspring called? heredity
What do most of the chemical reactions involved in a metabolism require? water
What is a complex carbohydrate manufactured by plants? starch
When a duck dives under water, its inner eyelids automatically raise to cover the ducks eyes.Water acts like a? a stimulus
The molecules that provide energy for cellular processes is? ATP
The sub-units of proteins are? amino acids
What are all living things made of? one or more cells
What are food, water, air, and a place to live? basic needs of all living things
How much of the human body is water? about 70%
What are hunger, sounds, and light? examples of stimuli
What is one thing all living things do? they grow and develop
What is one characteristic that all living things share? Their cells have DNA
How do people warm up their bodies when they are cold? They shiver
What is the smallest unit that can perform all life processes? a cell
What is the total of all of the chemical activities that the organism performs? metabolism
What is an energy-storing compound that cannot mix with water? lipid
What is a molecule that forms much of cell membrane? phospholipid
What is a large molecule made up of smaller molecules called amino acids? Protein
What is a molecule that is sometimes called the blueprint of life? nucleic acid
What is a molecule made of sugars? carbohydrate
What is an organism that breaks down the remains of dead organisms or animal waste to get energy? a decomposer
What is an organism that eats other organisms or organic matter? a consumer
What is an organism that makes its own food? a producer
Why is osmosis important to cells? cells are made with fluids that are made mostly of water.
Cellular Respiration is the process that? cells use oxygen to produce energy from food.
One type of fermentation in muscle cells produces? lactic acid
What does photosynthesis do? Allows a plant to get food
Organelles and chromosomes are copied during? The first stage of the eukaryotic cell cycle.
When particles of an area of high concentration, travel to an area of low concentration is called? diffusion
Diffusion allows materials to? move in and out of cell
A cell doesn't use energy during? diffusion
When water diffuses into and out of a cell, it is called? osmosis
Why does a plant need to produce glucose? in order to obtain energy
Fermentation occurs when a cell can't get? oxygen needed for cellular respiration
Food particles move through a cell membrane without using energy in a process called? passive transport
What is a product of photosynthesis? glucose
What do all organisms need in order to live? energy and raw materials
What do all organisms need to get rid of in order to live? waste
What do materials go in and out of an organisms cell through? cell membranes
Moving materials through a cell membrane by active transport requires the use of? energy
Osmosis benefits plants by bringing in? water
When a human feels hungry, his or her cells need? energy
the sac formed around a large particle to allow a cell to take in or remove the particle? vesicle
Where is chlorophyll located? in chloroplast
Created by: arkfeld10