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Does not depend on learning or experience but is influence by genes InheritedBehavior
To find their way from one place to another Navigate
A plant's response to external stimulus Tropism
An animal's response to an external stimulus Taxis
To travel from one place to another Migrates
A behavior that has been learned from experience or observation LearnedBehavior
Group of the same species living in the same area Population
The variety of living things in a given area Biodiversity
Anything that affectsthe activity of an organism, or tissue. There are both internal and external stimuli. Stimulus
A period of inactivity and lower body temperature that some animals undergo in winter to conserve energy when food supplies is low Hibernation
A bright outer covering that is used to warn predators to keep away WarningColoration
Internal and external differences within a species as a result of inherited genes;advantage: increase species chance of surviving environmental changes GeneticVariation
The processwhere organisms with flavorabletraits are more likely to reproduce. They pass on these traits to the next generation. Over time this allows organisms adapt to their enviroment NaturalSelection
Intentional breeding og organisms for desired in traitsoffspring. ArtificalSelection
Period of inactivity during hot, dry summer months to conserve energy when food and water supplies are low Estivation

Chapter 5 Animal Behavior Crossword

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all the actions animals performs behavior
is a signal that causes an organism to react in some way. stimulus
without being taught instinct
is a learned behavior. imprinting
is the process that leads to change in behavior base on practice or experience. learning
a chemical released by one animal that affects the behavior of another animals of the same species. pheromone
is an area that is occupied and defended by an animal or group of animals. territory
is a group of closely related animals of the same species that work together in a highly organized way. society
is the state of greatly reduced body activity that occurs during the winter when food is scarce. hibernation
is a threatening behavior that one animal uses to gain control over another. aggression
is behavior in which males and females of the same species prepare for mating Courtship behavior
behavior cycles that occur over a period of approximately one day. circadian rhythm
is the regular, seasonal journey of an animal from one place to another and back again. migration
a device attached to an animal that sends out a signal in the form of radio waves, to keep track of the animals. transmitter
picks up radio signal from the transmitter on an animals neck, wing, or fin, to keep track of the animal. receiver
is a instrument in orbit thousands of miles above Earth to keep track of animals. satellite
the organism's reaction to the stimulus. response

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

Stimulus & response Crossword

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The pressure exerted on a plant cell wall by water passing into the cell by osmosis Turgor pressure
To maintain a state of balance Homeostasis
A plant or tree grown from a seed seedling
Organism's response, characterized by a rise in temperature & disturbance of various body functions fever
to eject the contents of the stomach vomiting
a state of equilibrium balance
to lose or cause to lose freshness & become limp wilt
biological response to extreme stress fight or flight
a growth response of a plant toward or away from a stimulus tropism
growth response to water by plants hydrotropism
a directional growth of a plant in response to touch thigmotropism
growth of a plant shoot toward or away from light phototropism
change in direction of plant growth in response to gravity geotropism
an action or change in behavior that occurs in reaction to a stimulus response
a change in a organism's surroundings that causes the organism to react stimulus
of or situated on the inside internal
of or situated on the outside external

Natural Selection and Adaptation Crossword

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Any structure, such as a leg or an antenna, that grows out of an animals body APPENDAGE
An inherited behavior that helps an organism survive BEHAVIORALADAPTATION
A key for the identification of organisms based on a series of choices between alternative characters DICHOTOMOUSKEY
Those species that have been brought under human control and that have adapted to life with humans DOMESTICANIMALS
A change in a species over time EVOLUTION
When a species no longer has any living individuals EXTINCTION
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific trait GENES
Response to Earth's gravity, as the growing of roots downward in the ground GEOTROPISM
A tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal state; the regulation of any aspect of body chemistry, such as blood glucose, around a particular level HOMEOSTASIS
A plant's growth response to water; plant grows towards the water HYDROTROPISM
A change from within an organism, such as hunger and thirst, that causes the organism to respond INTERNALSTIMULUS
A change in a gene or chromosome MUTATION
Changes in genetic traits over many generations based on an organism's ability to survive and reproduce NATURALSELECTION
Anything outside the body that can cause a response in an organism EXTERNALSTIMULUS

Plant Tropisms Crossword

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Description

A change in a system resulting from a stimulus. Response
An action or condition that provokes a response. Stimulus
The growth or movement of a plant toward or away from a stimulus. Tropism
Plant hormones that strongly affect plant growth. Auxins
The beginning of growth of a seed. Germination
A push or pull that can change the motion of an object. Force
The force of water molecules against the cell wall that allows plants to stand up straight. Turgor Pressure
A change in an objects position. Motion
A growth in response to gravity. Geotropism
A growth response to light. Phototopism
A turning movement by a plant in response to touch. Thigmotropism
A growth in response to water. Hydrotopism
The tnedency of roots to grow downward. Positive Geotropism
The tendency of plant stems to grow upward. Negative Geotropism

The Characteristics of Living Things Crossword

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Description

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

Nature of science vocabulary Crossword

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Description

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

Genetic Variation Vocab Crossword

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Description

Characteristics that an organism survive in certain environments;thus leading to increases chance reproduction and survival of the species adaptation
Group of the same species living in the same area population
To travel from one place to another migrate
natural ability of an organism to blend in with its surroundings camouflage
group of organisms that can only reproduce with one another species
a bright outer covering that is used to warn predators to keep away warning coloration
period of inactivity during hot, dry summer months to conserve energy when food and water supplies are running low estivation
the way in which an organisms or its parts function physiology
anything that affects the activity of an organism, organ, or tissue stimulus
a behavior that has been learned from experience or observation learned behavior
to find their way from one place to another navigate
an animals response to an eternal stimulus taxis
does not depend on learning or experience but is influenced by genes inherited behavior
the variety of living things in an area biodiversity
a plants response to external stimulus tropism

Magic vocab crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Natural ability to blend in into its surroundings Camouflage
An animals period of inactivity during winter to conserve energy when food supplies are low Hibernation
Does not depend on learning or experience but is influence by genes Inherited behavior
A behavior that is learned from experience or observation Learned behavior
To travel to one place or another Migrate
To FIND their way from one place to another Navigate
Anything that affects the activity of an organism, organ or tissue. Stimulus
A bright outer covering that is used to warn predators to keep away Warning corolation
A plant's response to external stimulus Tropism
An ANIMALS response to an external stimulus Taxis
Characteristics that help an organism to survive in certain environments Adaptation
Differences within a species as a result of inherited genes;changes. Genetic variation
The process by which organism with beneficial traits survive and reproduce (Survival of the fittest) Natural selection
Group of the same species living in the same area Population
Intentional breeding of organisms for desired traits in offspring Artificial selection
Group of organisms that can ONLY reproduce with one another Species
Study of genes, heredity, and variation of living organisms(Add tics) Genetics
The passing of traits from parent to their offspring Heredity
Made of a long molecule of DNA that is found in the nucleus of Eukaryotic cells Chromosome
Genetic material that controls all activities of a cell DNA
A segment of DNA, composed of alleles, that determines inheritance of that particular trait Genes
Period of inactivity during hot, dry summer months to conserve energy when food and water supplies are low Estivation
A tool used to identify organisms based on characteristics through a series of opposing questions Dichotomous key
The process of naming and classifying organisms Taxonomy
Variety of living things in an area given area Biodiversity

Genetic variation Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Natural ability of an organism to blend in with its surroundings camouflage
To travel from one place to another migrate
To travel from one place to another Navigate
Help an organism survive in a certain environment Adaptation
The way an organisms or its parts functions physiology
A message traveling from one animal to another and receiver of the message responds communication
A plants response to external stimulus tropism
A behavior that has been learned from experience or observation behavior
An animals response to an external stimulus taxis
Anything that affects the activity of an organism, organ, or tissue stimulus
Group of the same species living in the same area population
Group of organisms that that can only reproduce with one another species
A bright outer covering that is used to warn predators to keep away warning coloration
does not depend on learned from experience or observation inherited behavior
A period of inactivity and lowered body temperature that some animals undergo in winter to conserve energy when food supplies are low hibernation