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The arrangement of things in groups of things of similar items Classification
A classification system useful for storing and finding information about living things Linnean system
The name of the kingdom made up of animals Animalia
The name of the kingdom that is made up of plants Plantae
The kingdom of classification in which members often have traits of both plants and animals Protista
The kingdom that includes bacteria Monera
A structure or feature of an organism that helps it meet a particular need in its natural habitat Adaptation
A large group of specifically having simple cells with rigid walls and very often a flagella for movement Eubacteria
Microorganisms that are similar to bacteria in size and simple structure but different in molecular organization Archaebacteria
The first part of an organisms scientific name: a group of organisms that share major characteristics and are therefore closely related Genus
The second part of an organisms scientific name that identifies an specific organism in the genus Species
A guide used to identify an organism based on its characteristics Pichotomous Key
cells that contain membrane bound organelles and chromosomes inside the DNA of the nucleus. Includes animals, plants, fungi, protists and types of bacteria Eukaryote
Microscopic single celled organism that does not have a distinct nucleus with a membrane or organelles. Consists of bacteria Prokaryote

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Taxonomy and Classification Crossword

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The broadest category of life. Domain
The most specific category of life. Species
The kingdom we belong in. Animal
The organisms in this kingdom make their own food. (autotrophs) Plants
The domain containing organisms that DO have a nucleus. Eukarya
The kingdom containing mushrooms. Fungi
The kingdom that includes amoeba and paramecium. Protist
Members of this kingdom belong to the domain "bacteria". Eubacteria
Bacteria are this type of cell. Prokaryotes
This is the category below family. genus
This is the category below kingdom. Phylum
The category below phylum. Class
Genus and species are the two terms in the _______________ name. Scientific
Homo sapien is the scientific name for__________ Humans

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Review - Living Things & Classification Crossword

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Another name for anything that is living organism
Basic unit of all living things cell
Single-celled organism Unicellular
Composed of many cells Multicellular
Used by cells to do their work energy
React to stimuli, or _________ respond
Become a more complex organism develop
Produce offspring similar to parents reproduction
Performed an experiment with bacteria and broth to disprove spontaneous generation Pasteur
Stable internal conditions homeostasis
tudy of classification of living things taxonomy
study of classification of living things taxonomy
System of naming living things was designed by ___________ Linnaeus
Two part naming system of all living things Binomialnomenclature
First word in an organism's scientific name genus
Second word in a scientific name species
Study of how living things are classified taxonomy
Science of grouping things based on similarities Classification
Highest level of classification Domain
No nucleus Prokaryotes
"Ancient" bacteria Archaea
Eukaryotes Cells contain a nucleus
Seaweed is in this kingdom Protists
Most feed on dead or decaying organisms Fungi
Kingdom that provides food for most heterotrophs on land Plants
All are multicellular eukaryotes Animals

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Classification of Organisms Crossword

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all organisms in this domain are unicellular and prokaryotic Archaea
all organisms in this domain are unicellular and prokaryotic; they have a strong exterior cell wall and a cell membrane Bacteria
variety of plants, animals, and other organisms species diversity
two-word naming system developed by Carolus Linnaeus binomial nomenclature
organisms with internal skeletons, include fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals chordates
taxonomic category below phylum (animals) or division (plant) class
to group ideas, objects, or information based on similarities classify
broadest categories of organisms; based on cell type domain
all organisms in this domain have eukaryotic cells possessing membrane-bound organelles Eukarya
the fifth-highest taxonomic category, below an order family
a group of similar organisms genus
the fourth-highest taxonomic category, below a class order
the taxonomic category below a class order
smallest, most precise classification category species

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Cell Crossword Puzzle

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An organelle found in plants and algae that absorbs sunlight and uses it to drive the synthesis of organic compounds (sugars) from carbon dioxide and water Chloroplasts
A protective layer external to the plasma membrane in plant cells bacteria fungi and some protists; protects the cell and helps maintain its shape Cell Wall
A structure found in animal cells from which microtubules originate and that is important during cell division (contains two centrioles) Centrosome
The central vacuole is a cellular organelle found in plant cells. It is often the largest organelle in the cell. It is surrounded by a membrane and functions to hold materials and wastes. Central Vacuole
A narrow thread of cytoplasm that passes through the cell walls of adjacent plant cells that allows connections between them. Plasmodesma
A digestive organelle in eukaryotic cells; contains hydrolytic enzymes that digest engulfed food or damaged organelles Lysosome
The contents of a eukaryotic cell between the plasma membrane and the nucleus; consists of a semi-fluid medium and organelles; can also refer to the interior of a prokaryotic cell Cytoplasm
A cell structure consisting of RNA and protein organized into two subunits and functioning as the site of protein synthesis in the cytoplasm; in the eukaryotic cells the ribosomal subunits are constructed in the molecules Ribosomes
organelle composed of a double membrane that acts as the storehouse for most of a cell's DNA Nucleus
A bean-shaped organelle that supplies energy to the cell and has its own ribosomes and DNA Mitochondria
The thickest of the three main kinds of fibers making up the cytoskeleton of a eukaryotic cell; a hollow tube made of globular proteins called tubulins; found in cilia and flagella Microtubules
That portion of the endoplasmic reticulum with ribosomes attached that make membrane proteins and secretory proteins Rough ER
The portion of the endoplasmic reticulum that lacks ribosomes centrioles/ A small cylindrical organelle near the nucleus in animal cells, occurring in pairs and involved in the development of spindle fibers in cell division. Smooth ER
A small cylindrical organelle near the nucleus in animal cells, occurring in pairs and involved in the development of spindle fibers in cell division. Centrioles
A thin flexible layer around the cells of all living things; it's job is to separate the cytoplasm from the cell's surroundings Cell Membrane
A complex of vesicles and folded membranes within the cytoplasm of most eukaryotic cells, involved in secretion and intracellular transport. Golgi Body

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Classification and Dichotomous Keys Crossword

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Swedish Scientist who developed binomial nomenclature Carolus Linnaeus
Organisms are classified into how many Kingdoms? six
The genus name in the scientific name is always... capitalized
The species name in the scientific name is always... underlined
Broadest Classification Group? Domain
Most specific classification group? Species
Eukarya, Bacteria, Archaea belong in what group? Domain
Animalia belongs in what group? Kingdom
Chordata belongs in what group? Phylum
Mammal belongs in what group? class
What is used for identifying unknown organisms? Dichotomous Key
What step do you always start with when using a Dichotomous Key? Step One
When using a Dichotomous Key, do you work forward or backward? Backward
What was the Dichotomous Key based on? Taxonomy
How long did the system that classified animals by their movement last? two thousand years
How many species have been given a scientific name? two million
What is the third broadest Classification level? Genus
The word "Dichotomous" is described as having __ outcomes. two
The first person to create a classification system for living organisms was... Aristotle
True or false: Classification is the system for identifying organisms. true

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Kingdoms And Domains Crossword

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A organism that lacks a true nucleus Prokaryotic
An organism possessing a membrane-bound nucleus Eukaryotic
A organism capable of making nutritive organic from sources photosynthesis. Autotroph
An organism that is unable to synthesize its own food, so it eats of other things. Heterotroph
Having or consisting of only one cell unicellular
Having or consisting of many cells or more than one cell multicellular
A bacteria that lives in extreme environmental conditions. Archaea
Microscopic, single-celled organisms cells are noncompartmentalized, and their DNA can be found throughout the nucleus. Bacteria
Being eukaryotic and mostly single-celled Protista
The group of eukaryotic organisms that includes unicellular microorganisms such as yeasts and molds. Fungi
The taxonomic kingdom comprising all plants Plantae
Kingdom conspiring all living things. Animalia
Taxonomic rank that is composed of smaller groups Kingdoms
The science of finding, describing, classifying, and naming organisms. Taxonomy
Another word for genetic material. DNA
An individual living thing that can react to stimuli, reproduce, grow, and maintain homeostasis. It can be a virus, bacterium, protist, fungus, plant, or an animal. Organism
The systematic grouping of living things based on characteristics Classification
A chain of cells connected end-to-end Filament
Selective barrier; it allows some things to pass through but stops others. Membrane
Organisms that break down dead or decaying organisms Decomposer

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Classification of Living Things Crossword

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A group of organisms that are closely related and can mate to produce fertile offspring species
The level of classification that comes after family and that contains genus
in a taxonomic system, one of the three broad groups that all living things fall into; bacteria, archaea, and eukarya. domain
a domain made up of prokaryotes most of which are known to live in extreme environments that are distinguished from other prokaryotes by differences in their genetics and in the makeup of their cell wall. achaea
a kingdom made up of complex, multicellular organisms that are usually green, have cell walls made of cellulose, cannot move around, and use the sun’s energy to make sugar by photosynthesis. plantae
An organism that cannot make its own food and instead obtains its food and energy by taking in organic substances. Heterotrophic
– a kingdom made up of complex, multicellular organisms that lack cell walls, can usually move around, and quickly respond to their environment. animalia
a kingdom made up pf nongreen, eukaryotic organisms that have no means of movement, reproduce by using spores, and get food by breaking down substances in their surroundings and absorbing the nutrients. fungi
a domain made up of prokaryotes that usually have a cell wall and that usually reproduce by cell division. bacteria
-in a modern taxonomic system, a domain made up of all eukaryotes; this domain aligns with the traditional kingdoms Protista, Fungi, Plantae, and Animalia Eukarya
Organisms that make their own food. Autotrophic
a kingdom of mostly one-celled eukaryotic organisms that are different from plants, animals, archaea, bacteria, and fungi. Protista
the most general of the seven levels of classification of organisms. kingdom

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Cell Parts Crossword

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the basic structural unit of all living things cell
a specialized part of a cell having some specific function made of macromolecules organelle
A single-celled or multicellular organism whose cells contain a membrane-bound nucleus eukaryote
organism not enclosed in a nucleus. Bacteria and archaeans are this prokaryote
an organelle in the cytoplasm of cells that produces energy mitochondria
the semipermeable membrane enclosing the cytoplasm of a cell cell membrane
the definite boundary that is part of plant cells and not in animal cells cell wall
a double membrane, and found in most living eukaryotic cells, directing their growth, metabolism, and reproduction, and functioning in the transmission of genic characters nucleus
particles in the cytoplasm of cells, either free or attached to the endoplasmic reticulum, that contain RNA and protein and are the site of protein synthesis ribosome
The membrane network in cytoplasm that is composed of tubules that carry ribosomes on their surfaces some are rough while others are smooth. endoplasmic reticulum
a cell organelle containing enzymes that digest particles lysosome
contains chlorophyll and other pigments, occurrs in plants and algae that carry out photosynthesis chloroplast
a complex of vesicles and folded membranes within the cytoplasm of most eukaryotic cells, involved in secretion and intracellular transport golgi apparatus
jelly like substance between the cell membrane and the nucleus cytoplasm
enables many protozoa, bacteria, spermatozoa to move about / swim about the cell flagellum
providing locomotion to protozoans and moving liquids along internal tissues in animals cilia

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Cell Unit Vocabulary Crossword

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What are the basic building blocks of life? Cells
This cell is eukaryotic with no cell wall Animal Cell
This cell is eukaryotic with a cell wall Plant cell
A structural layer that surrounds some types of cells it can be tough, flexible, and sometimes rigid Cell wall
The basic building block of life Cell
Is a scientific theory which describes the properties of cells. Cell theory
Separates the interior of all cells from the outside environment. Cell membrane
a plastid that contains chlorophyll and in which photosynthesis takes place. Chloroplast
a gel-like substance that fills the cells of living organisms. Cytoplasm
is any organism whose cells contain a nucleus and other organelles enclosed within membranes. Eukaryotic
n activity or purpose natural to or intended for a person or thing Function
an organelle containing degradative enzymes enclosed in a membrane. Lysosomes
An organism that has more than one cell is ___________? Multicellular
An organism that has no more than one cell Unicellular
Any of a number of organized or specialized structures within a living cell Organelles
consisting of RNA and associated proteins, found in large numbers in the cytoplasm of living cells. Ribosomes
A storage in the cell Vacuole
A non-living thing Abiotic
A living thing Biotic
he tendency toward a relatively stable equilibrium between interdependent elements, especially as maintained by physiological processes. Homeostasis
produces food for green  plants by synthesizing simple sugars Clorophyll
The material of which the chromosomes of organisms other than bacteria are composed. It consists of protein, RNA, and DNA. Chromatin
forms an interconnected network of flattened, membrane-enclosed sacs or tube-like structures known as cisternae. Endoplasmic Reticulum
a slender threadlike structure, especially a microscopic whiplike appendage that enables many protozoa, bacteria, spermatozoa, etc., to swim. Flagella
A complex of vesicles and folded membranes within the cytoplasm of most eukaryotic cells, involved in secretion and intracellular transport. Golgi
The organelle that produce energy for the cell through cellular respiration, and are rich in fats, proteins, and enzymes-see cell illustration. Mitochondria
a dense organelle present in most eukaryotic cells, typically a single rounded structure bounded by a double membrane, containing the genetic material. Nucleus
a process used by plants and other organisms to convert light energy, normally from the Sun. Photosynthesis
single-celled organism that has neither a distinct nucleus with a membrane nor other specialized organelles Prokaryotic

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Biology: Unit 1 Crossword

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The sexual or asexual process by which organisms generate new individuals of the same kind Reproduction
a natural science concerned with the study of life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, evolution, distribution, identification and taxonomy Biology
an individual animal, plant, or single-celled life form Organism
the development of an organism Growth
a specified state of growth or advancement Development
often defined as the largest group of organisms in which two individuals are capable of reproducing fertile offspring, typically using sexual reproduction Species
a detectable change in the internal or external environment Stimulus
taxonomic category of the highest rank, grouping together all forms of life having certain fundamental characteristics in common Kingdom
The outermost layer of cells in plants, bacteria, fungi, and many algae that gives shape to the cell and protects it from infection Cell Wall
a short, microscopic, hairlike vibrating structure Cilium
the system of nomenclature in which two terms are used to denote a species of living organism Binomial Nomenclature
a group of one or more populations of an organism or organisms seen by taxonomists to form a unit Taxon
a principal taxonomic category that ranks above species and below family, and is denoted by a capitalized Latin name Genus
one of the eight major taxonomic ranks; it is classified between order and genus Family
a taxonomic rank used in the classification of organisms and recognized by the nomenclature codes Order
a taxonomic group comprised of organisms that share a common attribute Class
a principal taxonomic category that ranks above class and below kingdom Phylum
a rank that if treated as a division of a genus or subgenus is deemed to be of subgeneric rank for the purposes of nomenclature Division
a slender threadlike structure, especially a microscopic whiplike appendage that enables many to swim Flagella
any behavior of a living organism that results from an external or internal stimulus Response
the tendency toward a relatively stable equilibrium between interdependent elements, especially as maintained by physiological processes Homeostasis
also called an adaptive trait, is a trait with a current functional role in the life of an organism that is maintained and evolved by means of natural selection Adaptation
the smallest structural and functional unit of an organism, typically microscopic and consisting of cytoplasm and a nucleus enclosed in a membrane Cell
All known living things are made up of one or more cells. All living cells arise from pre-existing cells by division. The cell is the fundamental unit of structure and function in all living organisms Cell Theory
a microscopic membrane of lipids and proteins that forms the external boundary of the cytoplasm of a cell or encloses a vacuole, and that regulates the passage of molecules in and out of the cytoplasm Plasma Membrane
any of a number of organized or specialized structures within a living cell Organelle
An organism whose cells contain a nucleus surrounded by a membrane and whose DNA is bound together by proteins into chromosomes Eukaryotic Cell
lack a distinct cell nucleus and their DNA is not organized into chromosomes Prokaryotic Cell
a tool that allows the user to determine the identity of items in the natural world Dichotomous Key
The highest taxonomic rank of organisms in which there are three groupings Domain
the remains or impression of a prehistoric organism preserved in petrified form or as a mold or cast in rock Fossil
the science of determining the relative order of past events, without necessarily determining their absolute age Relative Dating

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