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oracle
in ancient Greece a sacred site used consult a god or priest who spoke for the gods
philosopher
someone who used reason to understand the world
tragedy
a type of serious drama that ends in disaster for the main character
penninsula
an area of land nearly surronded by water
epic
a long poem that tells a story
aristocrat
member of a rich and powerful family
tyrant
a ruler who takes power by force
tribute
a payment made by a less powerful state to a more powerful one.
acropolis
a high, rocky hill where early people built cities (fortified)
barbarian
a person who belongs to a group that others consider wild, uncivilized
plague
widespread disease
slavery
a condition of being owned by and forced to work for someone else
assassinate
to murder for political reasons
hellenistic
describing Greek history or culture after the death of Alexander the Great, including 3 main kingdoms formed by the breakup of Alexander's empire
characteristic of living thing
react to stimuli( sense and respond to change)
characteristic of living thing
grow and develop
charactristic of living thing
have cells
characteristic of living thing
have organic molecules(DNA)
characteristic of living thing
they reproduce
characteristic of living thing
Use energy
cell
basic unit of all living things on Earth
change in an organism's environment which affects the organism's behavior
homeostasis
homeostasis
the maintenance of a stable internal environment
homeostastis
sweat when hot, shiver when cold
heredity
the transmission of characteristics from parents to offspring
metabolism
the total of all chemical activities in an organism
needed for survival
water
needed for survival
air/ oxygen
needed for survival
food
needed for survival
shelter
organismg get food from
producing
organisms get food from
consuming
organisims get food from
decomposing
photosynthesis
process by which plants make their own food
atoms join together to form
molecules
different kinds of atoms are called
elements
decomposing
get nutrients by breaking down dead or decomposing matter
organic molecule in living things
protein
organic molecule in living things
lipids
organic molecule in living things
nuclecic acids
organic molecules in living things
carbohydrates
proteins
break down food to supply amino acids
carbohydrates
stores energy for cells
oldest, most numerous,most simple, most widespread form of life
bacteria
carbohydrates
stores energy for cells
lipids
store energy and form cell membranes
nuclecic acids
contain all information needed for cell to make proteins
proteins are made up of
amino acids
nuclecic acids are made up of
nucleotides
Puropse of ATP
fuels cell and gives it energy
nuclecic acid eg:
DNA
proteins eg:
red blood cells
lipids eg:
fats and oils
carbohydrates eg:
sugars and fruits
oldest, most numerous,most simple, most widespread form of life
bacteria