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photosynthetic living things
algae
cold blooded animal with smooth moist skin, able to live in both land and water
amphibians
Dutch scientist who developed microscope lens
Antony van Leeuwenhoek
what has four pairs of legs and usually two-part body?
arachnids
Greek philosopher who developed an early system of classification for plants and animals
Aristotle
member of arthropoda phylum, has all body systems, has external skeleton, segmented body with jointed limbs
arhtropods
rod-shaped, sporforming, oxygen-using bacteria
bacilli
photosynthetic, single-cell, prokaryotic organisms
blue-green algae
microscope slide that has a depression in the center
cavity slide
microscopic organism, or smallest unit of life
cell
thing, pliable layer, separates cell from its surroundings
cell membrane
outer, rigid surface of plant cell that encloses and supports contents of the cell
cell wall
distinct feature that helps to identify living thing or object
characteristic
green, grainy pigment in the cells of plats, algae, and some bacteria
chlorophyll
organelle in a plant cell that contains chlorophyll and absorbs sunlight
chloroplast
group of thins having similar properties or characteristics
class
systematic grouping of living things into categories based on structural or evolutionary relationships
classification
spherical bacteria
cocci
group of same-species organisms living together
colony
device for magnification having more than one lens
compound microscope
end result found by a fair test or experiment
conclusion
all factors which remain the same for each repeated trial
constant
organism that cannot produce its own food
consumer
level of independent variable chosen as the standard of comparison
control
small, thin plastic placed over specimen on slide
cover slip
primarily aquatic animals with segmented bodies, exoskeletons, includes lobsters, crabs, shrimp
crustaceans
mainly acquatic, photosynthetic bacteria responsible for providing oxygen to our atmosphere millions of years ago
cyanobacteria
jellylike substance inside a cell
cytoplasm
organism that breaks down dead plants or animals
decomposer
factor that responds to changes in the independent variable
dependent variable
new level of classification, over the kingdoms of life
domains
microorganisms, living in extreme conditions unsuitable to other bacteria
Domain Archaea
group of unicellular, prokaryotic microorganisms
Domain Bacteria
group of eukaryotic organisms
Domain Eukaryota
microscope that uses electrons to magnify objects
electron microscope
cell or organism with distinct nucleus and other organelles
eukaryote
long, threadlike object attached to outside of cell that enables movement
flagellum, flagella
eukaryotic organisms that lacks chlorophyll and vascular sytem
fungus
organism that cannot make its own food
heterotroph
prediction about outcome of experiment, if/then statement
hypothesis