Biology Midterm Lecture

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Author: rjc146 ID: 8580 Filename: Biology Midterm Lecture Updated: 2010-07-03 04:30:59 Description: Study guide via flashcards for Biology 1. The instructions for growth and development are in _______. DNA 2. A mutation is a change in ________. Hereditary instruction 3. The ability to acquire, store, transfer, or utilize energy is called ________. metabolism 4. The ability to maintain a constant internal environment is _________. homeostasis 5. Which is the smallest unit of life? a cell 6. Which of the following is defined as “all of the various species living in the same area”? community 7. Organisms that are producers obtain their energy from ______. the sun 8. The genus portion of a scientific name when printed _________. always capitalized, always italicized 9. A scientific name consists of ___________________. genus name and species name 10. A scientific principle is a(n) _____________. synthesis of several explanations of many observations 11. Of the following, which is called an “educated guess”? hypothesis 12. In a scientific experiment, conditions that could affect the outcome of the experiment, but do not because they are held constant, are called _________. controlled variables Available for iPod/iPhone and Android . Get iFlashcards iPod/iPhone , Android Get iFlashcards FREE iPod/iPhone , Android 6/27/2011 Biology Midterm Lecture freezingblue.com/…/printPreview.php?f… 1/8
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13. In order to arrive at a solution to a problem, a scientist usually proposes and tests __________. hypotheses 14. An experimenter will not do which of the following? manipulates dependent variables 15. The control in an experiment allows a standard of comparison for the experimental group 16. Science is based on ________. evidence 17. A process that is found only in plants and some bacteria is __________. photosynthesis 18. Most organisms exhibit this characteristic when trying to maintain constant environments. homeostasis 19. The capacity to acquire, store, and use energy is known as __________. metabolism
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