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Guenin Science 6th-5

Science 6th grade chapter 5 vocabulary

mitochondrion are organelles that break down food and release energy.
cytoplasm the liquid part of a cell inside the cell membrane
eukaryotic cell have a nucleus and other membrane-bond organelles
prokaryotic cell do not have a nucleus or other membrane-bond organelles
binomial nomenclature is a naming system that gives each living thing two- word scientific name.
taxon a group of organisms
heterotroph are organisms that obtain energy from other organisms
autotroph organisms that convert energy from light or inorganic substances to usable energy.
habitat a specific environment where an organism lives
stimulus a change in an organisms environment
energy something all living things need to survive
living things need water & food
Unicellular organism bacteria, amoebas & paramecia
living things are organized, made of cells, grow & develop, reproduce and use energy
dichotomous key is a key used to identify an organism based on it's characteristics.
cell basic unit of an organism
algea and chemoautotrophs examples of autotrophs
humans and fungi examples of heterophs
Created by: Guenin