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The process of changing the genetic material of organisms.
Genetic Engineering
An organ that makes and secretes releases chemicals called hormones
Gland
The trapping of heat in earths atmosphere by carbon dioxide can lead to global warming
Greenhouse effect
the increase in size of an organism
growth
the particular environment in which an organism lives
habitat
an organ made mostly of muscle that contrats regularly to pump blood throughout the body
heart
the energy of motion of the vibration particles that make up matter
heat energy
a plant eating animal
herbivore
to enter a sleep like state of reduced body activity: how some animals survive the winter.
hibernate
a sleeplike state reduced body activity that some animals enter to survive the winter
hibernation
a large area where air is sinking causeing high surface air pressure<: also called a high
high pressure system
a chemical messenger secreted by a gland into the bloodstream which carries the hormone to an organ that respeonds in some way
hormone
the amount of moisture present in the atmosphere
humidity
a huge rotatiiing storm that forms over the ocean in the topics with stroing winds and heavy rain
hurricane
electricity produced by using the energy of flowing water to turn the turbines of a generator
hydroelectirc energy