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7th Science SE


The study of body function is called physiology
When using the scientific method, the group used as a standard for comparison is the control group
A sensible explanation for a scientific problem is called a hypothesis
The place within its environment where an organism lives is its habitat
The green pigment in plants that is necessary for photosynthesis is chlorophyll
For protection and dispersal, angiosperm seeds are enclosed inside a structure called a fruit
Legumes, which help restore nitrogen into the soil, are found in which family? pea
Leaves with smooth and unbroken margins are entire
Herbaceous plants have what kind of stems non-woody
The large part of the human brain used for thinking is the cerebrum
The mineral needed for the transport of oxygen in the blood is iron
The tiny air sacs found in the lungs are called alveoli
The two upper chambers of the heart are the atria
What is your body's largest internal organ? liver
The system that covers and protects the body is the integumentary system
Sugars and starches are both carbohydrates
Who used broth and flasks to disprove spontaneous generation? Pasteur
The study of the similarities and differences of organisms' body structures is comparative anatomy
Who is known as the Father of Anatomy Vesalius
The term used to refer to an organism that obtains nourishment by living in or on another organism parasite
Earthworms are in the group of worms called segmented
Which type of plant has structures called rhizoids moses
Which group of animals is considered to be truly carnivorous because they do not eat plants felines
A tiger's stripes are an example of camouflage
Long, pointed teeth used for tearing are called canines
Opossums belong to which group of mammals marsupials
This term refers to animals fauna
this term refers to plants flora
Animals active mainly during the day diurnal
A plant that lives only one growing season annual
This view of life is consistent with both the Bible and observations orchard view
In a scientific name, this part is capitalized genus
Many marine mammals have a type of fat called blubber
When an animal species is completely wiped out, it is considered extinct
The sum of all body activities is metabolism
A living thing with this type of symmetry can be cut in equal halves in more than one direction radial
The transfer of pollen from the anther to the stigma is called pollination
The vase-shaped structure of a flower that contains the stigma and ovary is the pistil
The structure that attaches a leaf to a branch is the petiole
The tubelike tissue that carries sugar from the leaves of a plant to the stem and roots is phloem
The central nervous system contains the brain and spinal cord
The layer of skin found directly below the dermis is the subcutaneous layers
The body system that breaks food down into usable nutrients is the digestive system
Which group of drugs includes alcohol? depressants
A strong feeling that is expressed in a physical way is a emotion
Exercises that strengthen the heart and lungs and burn fat are aerobic
The system that controls body functions and activities is the nervous system
A disease caused by pathogens is called infectious disease
The most commonly abused hallucinogen in the US is marijuana
The vitamin needed for the health of the immune system and connective tissue is Vitamin C
The author of the book Origin of Species was Darwin
The idea that claims that evolution occurs in rapid bursts separated by long periods of time is punctuated equilibrium
Ferns have leaves called fronds.
Which group of mammals does the kangaroo belong to marsupials
What term refers to an animal that primarily eats plants herbivore
Kangaroos travel in groups called mobs
This type of tail is capable of grabbing prehensile
Marine mammals with comblike plates for capturing food are baleen whales
The condition in which an animal's body temperature drops to near freezing is hibernation
A respiratory structure that is unique to mammals is the diaphragm
The term that refers to reproduction by laying eggs is oviparous
An animal that regulates its body temperature internally is called warm-blooded
Head extensions of dead bone without covering are called antlers
gnawing animals with two upper incisor teeth rodents
horned mammals, including cattle, sheep, goats and antelope bovids
all naimals that chew the cud ruminants
group of mammals that includes monkeys and apes primates
all mammals with hooves ungulates
one-toed hoofed mammals including horsed and zebras equids
the largest mammal blue whale
the group of mammals characterized by a pouch in which the young develop marsupials
a sudden, permanent change in an organism's DNA mutation
the term that refers to an animal without a backbone invertebrate
flat teeth that are used for grinding food molars
7 levels of classification kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species
The food making process of plants photosynthesis
5 major characteristics common to mammals 4 chambered heart, hair, mammary glands, endoskeleton, regulate body temp.
3 specific characteristics of mollusks foot, visceral hump, mantle
Created by: Harrison83