Chapter 17: Evolution of Populations
17.1 Genes and Variation
Genotype: genetic makeup of an organism.
Phenotype: physical characteristics of an organism.
Gene Pool: consists of all the genes, including all the different alleles for each gene, that
Chapter 1: The Science of Biology
An organized way of gathering and analyzing evidence
Based on the natural world
Unchanging part of the experiment
Same conditions as experimental
Chapter 2: The Chemistry of Life
Atoms: basic unit of matter.
Nucleus in the center
Protons & electrons
Elements: pure substance that consists of one type of atom.
Represented by one or two letter symbols (Ag)
Atom number number of protons
Chapter 18: Classification
18.1 Finding Order in Diversity
Binomial Nomenclature: each species is assigned a two-part scientific name; made up
of genus and species.
Genus: a group of similar species.
Systematics: science of naming and grouping organisms.