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An organized unit that can itself, using energy. necessary raw materials, and DNA instructions
A state of overall internal chemical and physical stability
that is required for survival of cells and the body as a whole.
A distinct group of mammals that includes humans apes and
their close relatives.
An animal that has a backbone.
All parts of the Earths water, crust, and atmosphere in which organisms live.
In an experiments a group to which one or more experimental groups can be compared.
A test carried out under controlled conditions that the researcher can manipulate.
A proposed explaination for an observation or how a natural process works.
Distortion of experimental results often because the sample size is too small.
Any systemic way of obtaining information about the natural world
A factor that can change over time or under different circumstances
Using systematic, objective strategies to judge the quality of information, evidence- based thinking.
verifiable information not opinion or speculation
A subjective jubment
A thoroughly tested explanation of a broad range of natural events and observation