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5 basic characteristics of life (ch. 1)
1.metabolism
2.sensing & responding
3.reproduction
4.cellular structure
5.homeostasis
list steps of the scientific method (ch.1)
1.observation
2.hypothesis
3.prediction
4.test
a.controlled experiment
b.experimental group (control group)
5.results-->conclusions
6.more tests
7. "scientific theory"
6 kindoms of life (ch.1)
1.eubacteria
2.archaebacteria
3.protisans
4.fungi
5.plants
6.animals
explain importance of alternative hypothesis (ch.1)
if your hypothesis doesnt work than you can test the alternative, and use an alternative conrol group to get more thorough results
definition of theory (ch.1)
a testable explanation of a broad range of related phenomena. In modern science, only explanations that have been extensivly tested and can be relied on w/ much confidence are accorded the status of theory.