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INHERITANCE
The Acquisition of traits after parents transmit their DNA to offspring.
PRODUCERS
Secure energy from their surroundings.
MUTATION
Heritabel change in DNA
HOMEOSTATIS
Constant internal environment
DOMAINS
3 areas researchers assign alll species: ARCHAEA; BACTERIA; EUKARYA
ATOM
Fundamental form of matter that has mass & takes up space and cannot be broken apart by everyday means.
BIOSPHERE
All regions of the Earth's waters, crust, & atomosphere where organisms live.
PHOTOSYNTHESIS
Process by which organisms use sunlight energy to convert carbon dioxide & water to sugar.
CELL
Smallest living unit, with a capacity to survive & reproduce on its own.
HYOTHESIS
Proposed explanation; An educated guess
MOLECULE
2 or more atoms of the same or different elements joined by chemical bond
POPULATION
Group of individuals of the same species in a specified area.
ECOSYSTEM
An array of species & their physical environment.
A CONTROL GROUP
A standard against which experimental groups can be compared.
SCIENTIFIC THEORY
Related set of hypotheses that form a broadly useful, testable explanation.