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What is the largest animal living on Earth?
All living things and all the places that they are found makes up the ______.
Deserts, grassland, and different types of forests are included in which part of the biosphere?
Across the biosphere, the vsriety of life is called ___________.
Where is the most biodiversity found? Why?
near the equator; because more living things are able to survive in consistently warm temperatures than in areas that have large temperature changes during a year and more food supply is found
What are particular types of living things that can reproduce by interbreading among themselves?
About how many known species are there?
Over half of the known species are _____.
What is the study of all forms of life, or all types of organisms?
What is an organism?
Any individual living thing
A _____ is the basic unit of life.
What is a single-celled organism called? One with many cells?
What is the ability to cause change or to do work?
What for of energy is used by all living things?
All the chemical processes that build up or breaks down materials is called _________.
When organisms pass their genetic material to their offspring they ______.
The genetic material is a module called deoxyribonucleic acid or ______.
What is an organized group of related parts that interact to form a whole?
What is a physical enviroment with different species that interact with one another and with nonliving things?
What is a protein molecule that extends through the membrane, or outer layer, of a cell?
What is the maintenance of constant internal conditions in an organism?
What is the change in things over time?
An inherited trait that gives an advantage to individual organisms and isn passed on to future generations is an ___________.
What are the two types of data?
qualitative and quantitative data
______ data are descriptions of an organism phenomenon such as sights, sounds, and smells.
______ data are characteristics that can be measured or counted such as mass, volume, and temperature.
What is a proposed answer to a scientific question?
What are the two possible outcomes of statistical analysis?
Nonsignificant or Statistically significant
The ______ variable is a condition that is manipulated or changed by a scientist.
The _______ variable is observed and measured during an experiment; it is the experimental data.
The conditions that does not change in an experiment is called the ______.
What is a proposed explanation for a wide range of observation and experimental results that i supported by a wide range of evidence?
A _______ provides an enlarged image of an object.
A ______ is a segment of DNA that stores genetic information.
What is the study and manipulation of DNA on a molecular level?