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To place things that share properties together in groups.
Classify-
A green substance in plant cells that helps plants make food by trapping the Sun’s energy
Chlorophyll-
A consumer that eats only animals
Carnivore-
The smallest unit of living matter
Cell-
A special trait that helps an organism survive.
Adaptation-
Any organism that eats the food producers make
Consumer-
To put or fit together
Construct-
Communicate, make a model, or predict what is going to happen in a scientific experiment.
Hypothesis-
To share information
Communicate-
The living part of an ecosystem.
Community-
Point out similarities
Compare-
Point out differences
Contrast-
To make or design
Create-
An organism that breaks down wastes and the remains of other organisms
Decomposer-
Facts to support or help draw conclusions
Data-
A plan, form in the mind
Design-
All the surrounding things, conditions, and influences affecting the growth of living things.
Environment-
To perform a test to support or disprove a hypothesis
Experiment-
Said of an organism no longer alive on Earth
Extinct-
anything that shows what is true and what is not: facts, proof
Evidence-
The set of steps in which organisms get the food they need to survive.
Food Chain-
The home of an organism
Habitat-
A consumer that eats only plants
Herbivore-
A living thing that carries out five basic life functions on its own.
Organism-
A consumer that eats both plants and animals
Omnivore-
To use one or more of the senses to identify or learn about an object or event
Observe-
A consumer that eats only plants
Herbivore-
A pattern of behavior that requires no thinking because it is programmed into an animal’s brain.
Instinct-
A part of the air that is needed by most plants and animals to live
Oxygen-
Aliving thing that carries out five basic life functions on its own.
Organism-
To form an idea from facts or observations
Infer-
Examine closely
Investigate-
The stages of growth and change of an organism’s life.
Life Cycle-
Answers gathered from a scientific experiment
Results-
Used to identify and separate things in an experiment that can be changed or controlled
Variable-
A process in plants that uses energy from sunlight to make food from water and carbon dioxide
Photosynthesis-
To state possible results of an event or experiment
Predict-
Steps or directions to follow in a scientific experiment
Procedure-
An organism, such as a plant, that makes food.
Producer-
The making of offspring
Reproduction-
To use one or more of the senses to identify or learn about an object or event
Observe-
A consumer that eats both plants and animals
Omnivore-
A living thing that carries out five basic life functions on its own.
Organism-