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Living things take in materials from their surroundings that they use for growth or to provide energy Nutrition
The release of energy from food substances in all living cells. Respiration
An act of changing physical location or position or of having this changed. Movement
The removal of toxic materials, the waste products of metabolism and substances in excess from the body of an organism. Excretion
involves using food to produce new cells. Growth
All living organisms have the ability to produce offspring. Reproduction
All living things are able to sense and respond to stimuli around them such as light, temperature, water, gravity and chemical substances. Sensitivity
All organisms, from ants to plants to people, are composed of these. Cells
Life can be organized into three higher levels. domains
Record observations data
A proposed explanation for a set of observations, and it leads to predictions that can be tested by making additional experiments or by performing experiments. hypothesis
Is a scientific test, often carried out under controlled conditions. experiment
Darwin's second point to propose a mechanism for evolution. natural selection
The scientific explanation for unity and diversity. evolution

Nature of science vocabulary Crossword

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personal preference that is personal rather than scientific Bias
The branch of science that is concerned with living things Biology
The group in an experiment that is exposed to the same conditions as the experimental group except for the independent variable Control group
An experiment in which variables are carefully controlled so that scientist can you tell which variable is the responsible for the results Controlled experiment
Information that is gathered during experimentation and careful observation Data
A molecule processed by all living things so that they may live grow and reproduce DNA
The variable in an experiment that is observed in response to the independent variable Dependant variable
The group in an experiment that is expose the change of the independent variable Experimental group
A relatively stable internal environment to organisms must maintain even when the external environment is changing Homeostasis
A scientific explanation for a set of observations that can be tested in ways that support or reject it Hypothesis
The variable in an experiment that is deliberately changed Independent variable
A logical interpretation based on what scientist already know Inference
The combination of chemical reaction though which an organism builds up or breaks down materials Metabolism
The act of noticing and describing events or processes in a careful orderly way Observation
A process that occurs so that organisms can produce new organisms Reproduction
An organized way of gathering and analyzing evidence about the natural world Science
A signal to which an organism responds Stimulus
A well tested explanation that unifies a broad range of observations and hypothesis Theory
A well tested description of how something in nature works Law

Biology Chapter 1 Crossword

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An organized way of gathering and analyzing evidence about he natural world Science
The act of noticing and describing events or processes in an orderly way Observation
Logical interpretation Inference
Scientific explanation for a set of observations Hypothesis
An experiment where one variable is always the same Controlled experiment
A variable that is deliberately changed Independent variable
Changes in response to the independent variable Dependent variable
Exposed to the same conditions except for one ind. variable Control group
Detailed records Data
Ties many hypothesis together Theory
Particular preference or point of view Bias
The study of life Biology
Genetic code DNA
A signal to which an organism responds Stimulus
Cells from two parents unite to form the first cell of a new organism Sexual reproduction
Single organism produces offspring identical to itself Asexual reproduction
Living things maintain a stable internal environment Homeostasis
The way in which an organism can build up or break down materials Metabolism
All forms of life are connected here Bioshere

Nature Of Science Crossword

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Description

A personal preference or point of view that is personal rather than scientific Bias
The branch of science concerned with living things Biology
The group in an experiment that is exposed to the same conditions as the experimental group except for the independent variable Control Group
An experiment that in which variables are carefully controlled so that scientist can tell which variable is responsible for the results Controlled Experiment
Information that is gathered during experimentation and careful observation Data
The variable in the experiment that is observed in response to the independent variable Dependent Variable
A molecule possessed by all living things so that they may live, grow and reproduce DNA
The group in an experiment that is exposed to the changes of the independent variable Experimental Group
A well tested description of how something in nature works Law
A relatively stable internal environment that organisms must maintain even when the external environment is changing Homeostasis
A scientific explanation for a set of observations that can be tested in way that support or reject it Hypothesis
The variable in an experiment that is deliberately changed Independent Variable
A logical interpretation based on what scientist already know Inference
The combination of chemical reactions through which an organism builds up or breaks down materials Metabolism
The act of noticing and describing events or processes in a careful, orderly way Observation
A well tested explanation that unifies a broad range of observations and hypothesis Theory
A signal to which an organism responds Stimulus
An organized way of gathering and analyzing evidence about the natural world Science
A process that occurs so that organisms can produce new organisms Reproduction

Life Processes Crossword

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A living thing Organism
An organism that can make its own food Autotroph
The removal of metabolic cellular waste products Excretion
The basic unit of life Cells
Movement of materials in an organism Transport
Process which releases energy from food Respiration
An organism that cannot make its own food Heterotroph
Life process which increases the number of cells Growth
Breaking down of food Digestion
The sum of ALL chemical activities in an organism Metabolism
Life process the includes ingestion and digestion Nutrition
Consisting of a single cell Unicellular
An organism consisting of many cells Multicellular
Scientific name for "food/sugar Glucose
Process by which autotrophs make(sythesize) food Photosynthesis
Life process in which organism get energy from food Respiration
Scientific name for energy ATP

The Characteristics of Living Things Crossword

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the science that seeks to understand the living world biology
someone who uses scientific methods to study living things biologist
a collection of living matter enclosed by a barrier that separates the cell from its surrondings cell
living things that consist of only a single cell unicellular
organsims that contain hundreds, thousands, or even trilions of cells multicellular
two cells from different parents unite to produce the first cell of the new organism sexual reproduction
the new organism has a single parent asexual reproduction
inherited by a molecule called deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA genetic code
a simple increase in size growth
a single fertilized egg cell divides again and again to reproduce the many cells of mature organisms development
combination of chemical reactions through which an organism builds up or breaks down materials metabolism
a signal to which an organism responds stimulus
changes to the conditions inside the body internal stimulus
changes to the conditions outside the body external stimulus
the way an organism reacts to a stimulus response
involves internal feedback mechanisms that work in much the same way as a thermostat homeostasis
the way something changes over time evolution

Biology Chapter 1 Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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Description

The study of life biology
Anything that has all the characteristics of life organism
something arranged in an orderly way organization
the addition of mass growth
natural changes over an organisms life development
the production of offspring reproduction
a group of breeding organisms species
the ability to react to an internal or external environment stimulus
a reaction response
anything upsetter by its normal state homeostasis
any inherited characteristic adaptation
study of the natural world science
explanation of a natural phenomeon supported by many observations and experiments theory
relationships under certain conditions in nature law
procedures and results of experiments that are evaluated by other scientist who are in the same feild peer review
the feild of study that applies science to matters of legal interest and areas such as archaeology forensics
set of moral principles or values ethics
information gained from observations data
group in experiment that is exposed to the factor being tested experimental group
direct method of gathering information in an orderly way observation
experimental group NOT exposed to the factor being tested control group
organized series of events in scientific inquiry scientific method
factor in experiment that depends on changes of the independent variable dependent variable
factor that remains fixed in experiment while independent and dependent variables change constant
tested factor in experiment independent variable
investigation done in a controlled setting that tests a hypothesis experiment
testable explanation of a situation hypothesis
logical conclusion based on gathered information inferences
international system of units SI
measuring units with divisions that are powers of ten metric system

Chapter 1: Biology in the 21st Century Crossword

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inherited trait that is selected for over because it allows organisms to better survive in their environment Adaptation
Variety of life within and area Biodiversity
scientific study of all forms of life Biology
all organisms and the part of Earth where they exist Biosphere
use and application of living things and biological processes Biotechnology
basic unit of life Cell
condition that is controlled so that it does not change during an experiment Constant
observations and measurements recorded during an experiment Data
Experimental data collected through observation and measurement Dependent Variable
molecule that stores genetic information in all organisms DNA
collection of organisms and nonliving things Ecosystem
change in a species over time evolution
process that tests a hypothesis by collecting information under controlled conditions experiment
specific region of DNA that codes for a particualr protein gene
study and comparison of genomes within a single species or among different species genomics
regulation and maintenance of constant internal conditions in an organism homeostasis
propoed explanation or answer to a scientific question hypothesis
condition or factor that is manipulated by a scientist during an experiment Independent variable
allchemical processes that synthesize or break down materials within an organism metabolism
tool that provides an enlarged image of an object microscope
study of DNA stucture and funtion on the molecular level molecular genetics
using the senses to study the wold; using tools to collect measurements; examining previous research result observation
any individual living thing organism
group of organisms so similar to one another that they can breed and produce fertile offspring species
changing, organied group of related parts taht interact to form a whole system
poposed explanation for a wide variety of observations and experimental results theory
organisms whose genome has been altered to contain one or more genes from another organism or species transgenic

Nature Of Science Crossword

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In science, (blank) can also involve the recording of data via the use of instruments Observation
An (blank) is a logical interpretation based on what scientists observe. Inference
consisting in systematic observation, measurement, and experiment, and the formulation, testing, and modification of hypotheses. Scientific Method
variables that the experimenter changes independent variable
variable being tested in a scientific experiment Dependent Variable
is an experiment or observation designed to minimize the effects of variables other than the independent variable. control
an idea or explanation that you then test through study and experimentation. hypothesis
final process of the basic scientific method Conclusion
"a method of investigation involving observation and theory to test scientific hypotheses." analysis
which serves to either support or counter a scientific theory or hypothesis. Evidence
researcher subjectively gathers information that focuses more on the differences in quality than the differences in quantity, qualitative
of, relating to, or expressible in terms of quantity Quantitative

Quiz 1 (Sections 1.1-1.3) Crossword

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Inherited trait that is selected for over time because it allows organisms to better survive in their environment. Adaptation
A variety of life within an area. Biodiversity
Scientific study of all forms of life. Biology
All organisms and the part of earth where they exist. Biosphere
Basic unit of life. Cell
Condition that is controlled so that it does not change during an experiment. Constant
Observations and measurements recorded during an experiment. Data
Experimental data collected through observation and measurement. Dependent Variable
Molecule that stores all genetic information and all organisms. DNA
Collection of all organisms and non-living things such as climate, soil, water, and rocks in an area. Ecosystem
Change in species over time; process of biological change by which descendants come to differ from their ancestors. Evolution
Regulation and maintenance of constant internal conditions in an organism. Homeostasis
Proposed explanation or answer to a scientific question. Hypothesis
Condition or factor that is manipulated by a scientist during an experiment. Independent Variable
All chemical processes that synthesis or break down materials within an organism. Metabolism
Any individual living thing. Organism
Information about qualities; information that can't actually be measured. Qualitative Data
Denoting or expressible as quantity, relating to the proportionate quantities or to the amount of the constituents of a compound. Quantitative Data
Group of organisms so similar to one another that they can breed and produce fertile offspring. Species
Proposed explanation for a wide variety of observations and experimental results. Theory

Cells Answer Key Crossword

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The basic building blocks of all living things. Cell
A group of similar cells that live and work together Tissues
A collection of tissues joined in a structural unit to serve a common function. Organ
A group of organs that work together to perform one or more functions. Organ System
An individual life form. Organism
Surrounds the cytoplasm of a cell and gives the cell structure and support. Cell Membrane
A gel-like substance inside the cell that contains all the cell parts and organelles. Cytoplasm
A group of tissues that work together to perform a specialized function or functions. Organelles
Molecules that contain all the genetic material and traits for each organism. DNA
Molecules are single stranded nucleic acids composed of nucleotides. RNA
A type of plastid that contains chlorophyll which is where photosynthesis takes place. Chloroplast
An organelle that modifies,sorts,and packs molecules and stores or sends it when needed. Golgi Complex
Often known as the "powerhouses" of the cell, this organelle generates energy for the cell through cellular respiration.​This means it takes in nutrients from the cell, breaks it down, and turns it into energy. Mitochondria
An organelle in both plant and animal cells that provides support and participates in a variety of cellular functions including storage, protection, and growth. Vacuole
Sacs of enzymes that digest food, water, and waste Lysosomes
Extensive network of membranes composed of both regions with ribosomes (rough ER) and regions without ribosomes (smooth ER). Endoplasmic Reticulum
Tiny structures bound by a membrane that contain enzymes that produce hydrogen peroxide as a by-product. Peroxisomes
The outermost covering of a cell that protects the cell and gives it shape & support. Cell Wall
Multicellular organism Eukaryote
Unicellular organism Prokaryote
Organisms made up of only one cell Unicellular Organisms
Organisms made up of two or more cells Multicellular Organisms
Chemical compound that contains carbon atoms. Organic Compound
Molecules that allow organisms to transfer genetic info from one generation to the next. There are two types of nucleic acids: DNA and RNA. Nucleic Acid
Consisting of RNA and proteins, they are responsible for protein production and assembly. Ribosomes
A substance made entirely of one type of atom. Element
The smallest unit of a substance that maintains the properties of that substance. Atom
Membrane bound structure that contains the cell's hereditary information and DNA. Also controls all of the cells activities. Nucleus
A membrane which surrounds the genetic material and nucleus in eukaryotic cells. Nuclear Membrane
A structure inside the cell nucleus that rewrites ribosomal RNA (rRNA) and combine it with proteins, results in the formation of incomplete ribosomes. Nucleolus
Tubelike structures that aid in cell division and Celiogenesis, are generally are found close to the nucleus Centrioles
A theory that descibes the basic characteristics of all cells and organisms. It is one if the foundational ideas of modern biology Cell Theory