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What are the levels of organization

Organelles, cells, tissues,organs,organism

One can't taste orange oysters

How is a molecule organic

It contains carbon

What is the main difference between prokaryote and eukaryote cells

Pro's have no nucleus and euk's do and pros have no organelle euk's do

Pro means no

Where is DNA stored

In the nucleus

Where do autotrophs and heterotrophs get their food from

Autos get their food from sunlight, heterotrophs get theirs from other organisms

What job does the plasma membrane do

Sets the boundary from the inside of the cell to the outside

What is homeostasis

Maintaining of internal systems

What is cellular respirayion

Occurs in mitochondria, uses oxygen to release energy from food molecules; produces CO2

What is mitochondria

In plant and animal cells breaks down food molecules to use as energy

What is the cell cycke

The process a cell goes through when it is dividing

What is the biggest difference between viruses and bacteria

Bacteria is living, viruses are not

What are proteins made of

Nucleic acids

What is meiosis

A type of cell division that produce gametes

What does meiosis result in

Children cells that have half the number of chromosomes as their parents (or haploid cells)

What is heredity

Traits inherited from one generation to another

What is a genotype

The gene combo an organism contains

What is a phenotype

The way an organism looks

What are mutations

When genes are altered

Are mutations good or bad

They can be both it depends on the mutation

What are the causes of mutations

Mutations are usually just random events, but some mutations are caused by mutagens substances

What is evolution

Evolution is the change an species goes through overtime

What is evolution

Evolution is the change an species goes through overtime

What's embryology

Studying organisms in their earliest stages of life

What's embryology

Studying organisms in their earliest stages of life

What is taxonomy

They group and name organisms

What is negative feedback

A decrease in responce

What is negative feedback

A decrease in responce

What is positive feedbac

An increase in responce

What is the largest organ on yourbody

Your skin

What are the 2 types of reproduction

Asexual and sexual

What type of reproduction do plants use

They use both

Positive tropism

Movement towards the stimuli in plants

Negative tropism

Movement away from stimuli in plants

Phototrophism

Response to light

Phototrophism

Response to light

Gravitropism

Response to gravity

Phototrophism

Response to light

Gravitropism

Response to gravity

Thigmotropism

Response to touch

What is a population

A group of individuals that belong the same species and live in the same area

What does an ecosystem consist if

Living and non living things

What are living parts of an ecosystem called

Biotic factors

What are living parts of an ecosystem called

Biotic factors

What are non living parts of ecosystems called

Abiotic factors

What are living parts of an ecosystem called

Biotic factors

What are non living parts of ecosystems called

Abiotic factors

What is biodiversity

A variety of organisms in an area

What are tropic levels

Steps energy passes through

What are tropic levels

Steps energy passes through

How much energy is passed to each tropic level

10%