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stimulus
anything that an organism responds to
cells
the smallest unit of organisms that carry on the functions of life
organisms
living things that have certain features that rocks and water do not
biogenesis
theory that living things come only from other living things
control
the standard used to compare the outcome of the test
spontaneous generation
people believed that living things come from non-living matter
law
based on the repeated data and tells us how nature works
theory
an explanation of things or events based on many observations
hypothesis
a prediction that can be tested
scientific method
a series of procedures
variable
a factor tested in an experiment
adaptation
any characteristic an organism has to make it better able to survive in its surroundings
development
All the changes organisms undergo as they grow
response
the reaction of an organism to a stimulus
homeostasis
the regulation of an organism's internal environment to maintain conditions that allow it to live
Life Span
Length of time an organism is expected to live