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Unit A Ch.1 lv

Classifying Plants and Animals

What is the smallest unit of a living thing that can perform all life processes? Cell
Scientists use microscopes to study the small what? Details of a cell
Plant and animal cells are similar because all cells have what? Cytoplasm, nucleus, and a cell membrane
What is the control center for the cell's activities? Nucleus
What can cells that look similar have? Different jobs
What kingdom lives on land and absorbs its food from other living or nonliving things? Fungi
What is the second part of an organism's scientific name? Species
What are the 7 animal kingdoms? 1.Kingdom 2.Phylum 3.Class 4.Order 5.Family 6.Genus 7.Species
What kind of plant is a liverwort? Nonvascular plant
What reproduces by making seeds but not making flowers? Pine trees
Why do scientists classify an animal as a vertebrate? Backbones
What is an example of an arthropod? Spider
What is an example of an inherited trait of an animal? Brown fur
What is an example of marking on a butterfly to scare away predators? Adaptation
What is a behavior animals are born knowing? Migration
What must a bear learn from its parents? Fishing
What is the cell's outer border that separates the cell from its environment, and controls what substances move into or out of the cell? Cell membrane
What contains the things that the cell needs to carry out its life processes? Cytoplasm
What are groups of the same type of cell? Tissue
What are groups of tissue that work together? Organ
What is the highest level of cell organization? It's a complete living thing that is made from all parts in all of the systems working together? Organism
What are the special parts in plant cells that trap the sun's energy in order to make food? Chloroplast
What is the first part of an organism's scientific name? Genus
What have tubes like structures that move water and nutrients to all the organs of the plant such as celery, grass, and dandelions? Vascular plants
What does not have true roots, stems, or leaves? They pass water and nutrients from one cell to the cell next to it such as moss and hornworts. Nonvascular plants
What are animals that don't have a backbone? Invertebrates
What are animals with jointed legs? Arthropods
Created by: lverst