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Unit A Ch. 1 am

Classifying Plants and Animals

What is the smallest unit of a living thing that can perform all life processes? A cell
Scientist use microscopes to study the small what? Details of a cell
Plant and animal cells are similar because all cells have what? a. Nucleus b. Cell membrane c. Cytoplasm
What is the control center for the cell's activities? Nucleus
Cells that look similar can have what? different jobs
What is a cell membrane? the cell's outer border, it separates the cell from its environment, and controls what substances move into or out of the cell
What is a cytoplasm? a cytoplasm contains the things that the cell needs to carry out its life processes
What is a tissue? a tissue are groupsof the same type of cell
What is an organ? an organ are groups of tissue that can work together
What is an organism? an organism is the highest level of a cell organization
What is a complete living thing that is made from all of the systems working together? an organism
What is a chloroplast? a chloroplast are special parts in plant cells that trap the sun's energy in order to make food
What is a genus? a 1st part of an organism's scientific name
What are vascular plants? vascular plants have a tube like structures that move water and nutrients to all the organs of the plant.(celery, grass, dandelions)
What are nonvascular plants? nonvascular plants do not have true roots, stems, or leaves, they pass water and nutrients from one cell to the cell next to it.(moss, hornworts)
What are inverebrates? invertebrates are animals that don't have a backbone
What are arthropods? arthropods are animals with jointed legs
What kingdom lives on land and absorbs its food from other living or nonliving things? fungi
What 2nd part of an organism's scientific name? species
What is the animal kingdom? 1.Kingdom 2.Phylam 3.Class 4.Order 5.Family 6.Genus 7.Species
The liverwortsis a what? nonvascular plant
What reproduce by making seeds but do not have flowers? pine trees
Scientist classify an animal a verebrate because it what? has a backbone
An example of an arthropod is what spiders
Compare and contrast the life cycle of a Burmese python and a garden snail. Snakes and Brown Garden Snails are alike because they both lay eggs. Snakes and Brown Garden Snails are different because the Brown Garden Snails leave after laying eggs and the Snakes wait until the eggs hatch.
An example of an inherited trait of
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