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APSM Biology M1

Apologia 2e

_____________is how organisms convert energy and matter from outside sources. Metabolism
__________is how organisms use energy and chemical building blocks to make large chemicals and structures. Anabolism
__________ is how organisms break down chemicals to produce energy and simple chemical building blocks. Catabolism
Some organisms use __________ to convert sunlight energy and simple chemicals to produce food. Photosynthesis
__________ only eat plants. Herbivores
_________ eat organisms other than plants. Carnivores
___________ eat both plants and other organisms. Omnivores
___________ are organisms that produce their own food. Producers
___________ eat living producers or other consumers for food. Consumers
__________ break down the dead remains of other organisms. Decomposers
___________ are able to make their own food. Autotrophs
___________ depend on other organisms for their food. Heterotrophs
____________ are structures that allow organisms to sense internal and external environmental conditions. Receptors
____________ is reproduction accomplished by a single organism. Asexual reproduction
____________ requires two organisms for reproduction. Sexual Reproduction
__________ is how characteristics are transmitted from parent(s) to offspring. Inheritance
An abrupt, marked change in offspring DNA compared to parental DNA is a ___________. Mutation
An educated guess that attempts to explain an observation or answer a question is a _________. Hypothesis
A ________ is a hypothesis that has been tested with a significant amount of data. Theory
A theory that has been tested by and is consistent with generations of data is a ___________. Scientific law
___________ are living creatures that are too small to see with the naked eye. Microorganisms
An old idea that simple life forms spontaneously appeared through chemical reactions is ________. Abiogenesis
_________ have no distinct, membrane-bounded organelles. Prokaryotic cells
_________ have distinct, membrane-bounded organelles. Eukaryotic cells
A unit of individuals that can reproduce, produce fertile offspring and is reproductively isolated from other units is called a _________. Species
Taxonomy is the _________ of classifying _________. Science, organisms
Naming an organism by genus and species name is ____________. Binomial nomenclature
Metabolism is how organisms convert _______ and ________ from outside sources. Energy, matter
Anabolism is how organisms use energy and __________ to make large chemicals and _________. Chemical building blocks, structures
Catabolism is how ________ break down chemicals to produce _______ and simple chemical building blocks. Organisms, energy
Prokaryotic cells have ________, membrane-bounded organelles. No Distinct
Eukaryotic cells have _________, membrane-bounded organelles. Distinct
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