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Ch. 1

What is the basic unit of life? Does life come to any smaller portion than this? Cell, no
Characteristics of all living thing? Metabolism,Evolve,Highly organized,Reproduction, Ressponds to stimuli, DIE,Homeostasis
Steps of Scientific Method Observation, Question, Hypothesis, Prediction, Experiment, Collect/Analyze Data, Draw Conclusion, Formulate Theory
How is the organization of living things ordered? Atoms, Molecules, Organelles, Cells, Tissues, Organs, Organ system, Organism
What are two was organisms can reproduce? Sexual(2 parents, non-identical offspring), Asexual(1 parent, Identical offspring)
What is an autotroph? Examples? Organisms that obtain their energy by making their own food. Plants,aglae
What is a heterotroph? Examples? Are organisms that must take in food to meet their energy needs.All animals and fungi as well as unicellular organisms and a few plant species.
Where does all energy for most living organisms ultimately come from? Sun
What is Biology? The study of life and living organisms
What is Cytology? The study of the structure and function of plant and animal cells.
What is Microbiology? The study of microorganisms.
What is Ichthyology? The study of fish
What is Ecology? The study of relations of organisms to one another and to their environment.
CLM? Compound Light Microscope,a microscope that uses light to illuminate a spec. that is then magnified by 2 lenses
TEM? Transmission Electron Microscope, A microscope that transmits a beam of electrons through a very thin slice of spec.; can be magnified up to 200,000 times
SEM? Scanning Electron Microscope, a microscope that produces an enlarged, 3-D image of an object by using of electrons rather than light;can be magnified 100,000 times
Created by: zoe.jordan