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Biology Habitats and Adaptations Above ground roots that a mangrove uses to store oxygen.. Many plants living in this type of habitat have waxy leaves to reduce water loss.. Due to poor light absorption, some marine mammals have evolved to use this…. Organisms that live predominantly in trees.. A deep winter sleep.. Hard
Kindom Protista Match the group of protists with their correct description protists that contain chlorophyll a and b. a mixotrophic protist with both animal and plant characteristics; unicellular. protist that uses the Anopheles mosquito as a vector to transmit Malaria to humans. protists that are multicellular seaweeds; used to make agar, chocolate and cosmetics. foraminiferans and radiolarians have a skeleton made of this material which can cover up to 4000m of the sea floor. Hard
Living Things a young plant. a part of a of a plant that contains chlorophyll, the green pigment plants need to make their food. an animal without a backbone. the basic building block of life. a cell's control center. Hard
Heredity The study of heredity . A characteristic . An organism with two unlike alleles for a trait . A chart used to show the possible combos of alleles that shows the result of genetic cross. The passing of physical trait to the offspring. Hard
Microbes What bacteria does to healthy cells.. The first organism to live on Earth.. Bacteria help ______ dead organisms into useful nutrients in soil.. Bacteria is identified and classified by it's ____________.. This man learned how to use heat to kill bacteria.. Hard
Cells and Chromosomes Like a storage area in the cell.. Produce proteins for the cell and for export.. The packaging center of the cell.. The place where chromosomes stay.. This structure surrounds the cytoplasm and acts like a gate.. Hard
Cell Chemistry Work or operate in a proper or particular way.. Large amount of a substance moving or transferring into another place.. Act or process of burning.. Luminous energy is the percieved energy of light. Sometimes called quantity of light.. make solution of as by mixing with a liquid pass into solution.. Hard
Biomass a way biomass can be used to create energy using heat. a gas that decaying biomass produces. the act of collecting a crop once it is grown. large tub used for heating water to produce steam which helps produce energy. can't be created as quickly as it is used. Hard
Prokaryotes an organism that can live with or without oxygen. an organism that gets its energy from chemicals taken from the environment. a bacterial capsule that is made of a fuzzy couat of sticky sugars. a protective layer of polysaccharides around the cell wall. the transfer of genetic material in the form of DNA fragments from one cell to another or from one organism to another. Hard
Microbiology 2 used reduced inorganic molecules as source of hydrogen and/or electrons . phase of bacterial growth curve where bacteria is actively growing; cell # increase at a steady rate. study of viruses . a symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits and the other one is neither benefited nor harmed by the relationship. decolorizing agent in gram stain. Hard
Biology study of life sciences. the necessary items for a particular purpose. the structural, functional and biological unit of all organisms. a vessel used to boil liquids in a lab. a vessel with a flat bottom and narrow neck used for mixing. Older Children
Heredity patterns of inhereitance and variations in organisms(study of heredity). a chart constructed to show an inheritance pattern of a family through generations. inherited traits from parent to offspring. physical characteristic . genetic makeup. Big
Cloning Applied science. Made by human work not natural. Make an exact copy of an animal or plant. Complete set of genes. All the people born and living about the same time. Older Children
Ecology Living or once living parts of an organisim's habitat. The relation betwen two different organisims where one benifits. All living and non-living organisims in an area and the non-living features in an enviroment.. The relation of two in which one gets food or other benifits from the other.. A place where an organisim lives and has food,shelter,moistere, and temputre needed for survival. Hard
Ecosystem One organism benefits and the other is harmed. Path that energy takes. All living and nonliving things in an environment. No longer exists on Earth. Organisms that are eaten by other animals. Older Children
Molecular Genetics the RNA that makes up ribosomes. nitrogenous base that replaces thymine in RNA. Discovered that DNA was the 'transforming factor' . loosely organized DNA. tightly coiled DNA . Hard
Organic Molecules & Enzymes when an enzyme no longer works because its shape is wrong . monomer of nucleic acids made up of a 5-carbon sugar. the highest point that the temp.. used for stored energy and cell membranes; made of fatty acids. protein that acts as biological catalyst. Hard
Bacteria organisms that can help or hurt your body. make more than one of. a third possible shape of bacteria; a special type of staircase. composing of only one cell. another possible shape o bacteria. Older Children
Biotechnology & Genomics Study of the sequence of DNA bases and the amount of genes in organisms.. DNA that has been synthesized from mRNA by the action of reverse transcriptase. Study of whole genomes. Technique that uses the enzyme DNA polymerase to produce millions of copies of a particular piece of DNA . Repetitive DNA sequence in which the repeats occur one after another in the same region of a chromosome.. Very Difficult
The cell A plastid containing chlorophyll, the site of photosynthesis. stores water and nutrients for the cell; very large in plant cells. a group of similar cells that carry out a similar function. That portion of the endoplasmic reticulum that is free of ribosomes. This says that all living things are made of cells, that cells are the basic unit of structure and function and that cells only come from other cells.. Hard
Heredity a trait that shows up most often in reproduction. the different forms (dominant or recessive) of genes. the different features in a population (i.e. red hair, blond hair). chart used to determine the probability and results of a hybrid cross. the passing of genetic traits from parent to offspring. Hard
Symbiosis A type of symbiosis in which one species benefits and the other is harmed. A situation where symbiosis is not needed. A type of symbiosis in which one species benefits and nothing happens to the other one. The species that is harmed in parasitism. A situation in which both species would die without symbiosis. Hard
Cell Structure produces energy for the cell. stores food water waste. cells that perform the same function. basic unit of structure. life from non living sources. Hard
The Cell Cycle The second phase of Mitosis, the nuclear membrane disappears completely. The spindle fiber fully develops and attach to the centromeres of the chromosomes. Also, the chromosomes align at the center of the cell.. The Midpoint on a chromosome where the spindle fibers attach during cell division.. The combination of DNA and proteins that make up the contents of the nucleus of a cell.. A contains the replicated DNA of each individual chromosome.. The third step of Mitosis, During this time, the cell's centromeres divide and it's spindle fibers shorten. The chromatids separate and move to the opposite sides of the cell. The separated chromatids are now called chromosomes. . Hard
Cells In plants, this organelle is very large. They are storage areas for food, water or waste.. This organelle is the outer part of the nucleus and has little pores to let good things in and keep bad things out.. The DNA strands that float inside of the nucleus.. These tiny organelles make proteins.. This organelle is the center of the cell and acts as the 'brain.'. Hard
Genetics Chromosomes that determine gender of individuals. The scientific study of heredity. Different forms of a gene. Allele whose trait is hidden by dominant allele. Offspring of the P1 parents, have only one of the two parental traits. Hard
Cell Biology and Culture single celled organisms. stores materials in a cell. Make up proteins. Source of stored energy and insoluble in water. . All of an organism hereditary information.. Very Difficult
Energy & Life The region outside of the thylakoid membranes.. It is the membrane that contains a protien.. Light absorbing molecules.. It is a principal chemical compound that stores energy.. Requires light, and make oxygen gas and convert ATP and NADP+ intpo energy carriers A+B and NAPH.. Hard
Biology Life on Earth: Plants an early stage development for an organism. provides food for the embryo. a reproduction system that switches back and forth. a process of change between two organisms. primary plant root. Hard
Cells Site of photosynthesis. The cell walls of fungi are made up of this. Storage blob in plant cells. Type of fermentation used in muscle cells: ______ acid. Macromolecule made of fats and oils. Hard
Cell uses energy from the sun to make food for plants with the process of photosynthesis. . store food water metabolic and toxic wastes.. controls movement of materials in and out of nucleus.. packages and exports proteins.. strengthen the cell and maintains the shape.. Hard
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