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major subdivisions of all organisms domains
another system of grouping organisms divides all life into six major categories kingdoms
the branch of biology that studies organisms interacting with each other and with the environment. ecology
A dichotomous key is used to organize organisms
why do birds fly south for the winter? Living things respond to their environment.
The domain containing Kingdom Fungi, Protista, Animalia and Plantae Eukarya
What is the science of identifying, classifying, and naming living things called? * taxonomy
list an example of something not a characteristic of all living things ability to move
How many domains exist currently? three
How many domains contain only one kingdom? * two
List the taxa from broadest to the most specific Domain, Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species
A scientific name contains information about its genus and species
The current classification system was devised by Linneaus
If two organisms are in the same phylum, they must also be in the same kingdom
A statement that forecasts what would happen in a test is known as a (an) prediction
A testable statement that explains observations is a (an) * hypothesis
The process of science begins with this * observation
How many variables should a controlled experiment have? * one
A field biologist who studies the behavior of birds in a rain forest most likely collects data through observation
Constructing a bar graph would be an example of organizing data
A highly tested, generally accepted principle best describes a (an) theory
This is sometimes called the "manipulated variable" * independent variable
True/False) Many scientists use statistics to determine the relationships between variables True
(True/False) Data measured in numbers is known as "Quantitative Data" True
True/False) Most experiments measure the dependent variable True