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Biology
The study of life`
Organism
Anything capable of carrying on life processes
Community
An assortment of life forms within a given place where all the organisms interact and depend on each other in different ways
Energy
The ability to do work
Producers
Organisms that make food
Chlorophyll
A green substance in producers that traps sunlight
Consumers
Organisms that don't make their own food
Food Chain
When food is passed from producers to a series of consumers
Decomposers
Comsumers that eat waste and dead remains
Evolution
Change in organisms over time
Adaptation
A physical trait that helps an organism survive in it's environment
Reproduction
The production of offspring
Growth
An increase in the amount of living material in an organism
Development
The series of changes an organism undergoes to reach it's final adult form
Homeostasis
The steady state of the internal operation of an organism regarless of external changes
Organization
when all organisms come together and interact with each other to create a single orderly living system
Cellular Respiration
The process in which organisms convert the energy in glucose and other sugars into usable forms of energy
Photosynthesis
Process in which carbon dioxide and water are combined in the presence of sunlight and water to produce simple sugars and give off oxygen