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Animalia
The kingdom that consists of multicellular eukaryotes that ingest other organisms.
One of three major kingdoms
Archaea
One of two prokaryotic domains, the other being Bacteria.
A type of domain
Bacteria
One of two prokaryotic domains, the other being Archaea.
A type of domain
Common Genetic Code
The code, which was passed down from a single ancestor of life, that every species on Earth possesses
Single Ancestory
Comparative Study
A study involving comparison
Control Group
In an experiment, the group of test subjects left untreated or unexposed to some procedure and then compared with treated subjects in order to validate the results of the test
The untouched absolute
Data
Recorded Observations
Discovery Science
The process of scientific inquiry that focuses on describing nature.
Discovery and discription
Eukarya
The domain that includes all eukaryotic organisms.
A type of domain
Eukariotic Cells
A type of cell with a membrane-enclosed nucleus and membrane-enclosed organelles, present in protists, plants, fungi, and animals; also called eukaryote.
Evolution
All the changes that have transformed life on Earth from its earliest beginnings to survive and reproduce in specific environments
Change and transformation
Experiment
A scientific procedure undertaken to make a discovery, test a hypothesis, or demonstrate a known fact
procedure
Experimental Group
In an experiment, the group of test subjects treated or exposed to some procedure and then compared with untreated subjects in order to validate the results of the test
The manipulated subject
Fungi
The kingdom that includes organisms that absorb nutrients after decomposing organic material.
A type of kingdom
Hypothesis
A tentative answer to a well-framed question.
Q&A
Macroevolution
Major evolutionary change (of whole taxonomic groups over long periods of time)
Big Change
Microevolution
Evolutionary change within a species or small group of organisms
Small Change
Model
A representation of a theory or process.
Presentation
Phylogeny
The branch of biology that deals with Phylogenesis(Evolutionary development and diversification of a species or group of organisms
A Branch
Plantae
The kingdom that consists of multicellular eukaryotes that carry out photosynthesis.
A type of kingdom
Prokariotic Cell
A type of cell lacking a membrane-enclosed nucleus and membrane-enclosed organelles; found only in the domains Bacteria and Archaea.
Open cell
Scientific Method
A method of procedure consisting in systemic observation, measurement, and experiment, and the formulation, testing, and modification of hypotheses
A Procedure
Scientific Theory
A method of advancing scientific knowledge which is testable, predictable, and reproductive
A Method
Technology
The application of scientific knowledge for a specific purpose.
Application