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bio hw one vocab

Science An organized way of gathering and analyzing evidence about the natural world
Observation process of noticing and describing events or processes in a careful, orderly way
Inference a logical interpretation based on prior knowledge and experience
Hypothesis possible explanation for a set of observations or possible answer to a scientific question
Controlled Experiment experiment in which only one variable is changed
Independent Variable factor in a controlled experiment that is held constant
Dependent variable variable that is observed and that changes in response to the independent variable
Control group group in an experiment that is exposed to the same conditions as the experimental group expected for one independent variable
Data evidence, information gathered from observations
Adaptation characteristics that increase organism’s ability to survive in the environment
Organism A life form
Development To advance to the next stage/grow
Energy Fuel that helps organisms function and grow
Evolution The process in which organisms have come from ancestors
Response A reaction to the stimulus
Growth The process of increasing in physical size
Stimulus A signal which an organism responds to
Species a group of similar organisms that can breed and produce fertile offspring
Nutrition chemical substance that an organism needs to sustain life.
Regulation: cellular respiration (A process that gives energy by breaking down glucose and other food molecules)
Transport To transfer from one place to another
Synthesis to combine an idea to form a theory or system
Excretion Metabolic waste is removed from body
Biology the study of life
Biosphere part of Earth where life exists
Metabolism a chemical reaction in organisms that build up or break down materials
Asexual reproduction a single organism producing an offspring identical to itself
Sexual reproduction cells from two parents to create the first cell of a new organism
Homeostasis The condition of a constant internal environment
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