Fall Final Exam Study Guide-Science-Taylor-2009<br /><ul><li>6 characteristics of all living things (from text)
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Fall Final Exam Study Guide

  1. 1. Fall Final Exam Study Guide-Science-Taylor-2009<br /><ul><li>6 characteristics of all living things (from text)
  2. 2. Key terms:
  3. 3. Stimulus
  4. 4. response
  5. 5. homeostasis
  6. 6. taxonomy
  7. 7. evolution
  8. 8. The first organisms on earth did not need oxygen to survive
  9. 9. Miller and Urey conducted an experiment to reproduce the conditions of early earth in a flask
  10. 10. To survive on earth, cells need the ability to use chemicals in their surroundings for energy.
  11. 11. Why do scientists organize things into groups?
  12. 12. Levels of classification
  13. 13. Scientists study and compare organism’s body structures to get more information about the information of the evolutionary history of a species.
  14. 14. Characteristics used to place organisms in a kingdom
  15. 15. Key terms:
  16. 16. Heterotrophs
  17. 17. Autotrophs
  18. 18. Spontaneous generation
  19. 19. Binomial nomenclature-what is this and how is it written
  20. 20. Controlled experiment
  21. 21. The most abundant chemical in all living things
  22. 22. Classification hierarchy
  23. 23. Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution
  24. 24. Kind of organisms found in the 3 domains
  25. 25. Taxonomic keys and what they are used for
  26. 26. Characteristics that place organisms into domains
  27. 27. Hypotheses about the first life forms come from fossil evidence.
  28. 28. Magnification of microscopes
  29. 29. How electron microscopes work
  30. 30. Cell theory
  31. 31. How a light microscope works
  32. 32. Key terms:
  33. 33. Resolution
  34. 34. Genes
  35. 35. Alleles
  36. 36. Purebreds
  37. 37. hybrid
  38. 38. Homozygous
  39. 39. Heterozygous
  40. 40. Probability
  41. 41. Phenotype
  42. 42. genotype
  43. 43. parts of the cell and what those parts do
  44. 44. scientists who discovered cells and what those scientists observed
  45. 45. cells in multi-cellular organisms contain cells with many different sizes and shapes
  46. 46. Gregor Mendel’s pea plant experiment
  47. 47. How to use punnett squares and what they show
  48. 48. Key terms:
  49. 49. Observation
  50. 50. Inference
  51. 51. Hypothesis
  52. 52. Scientific question/problem
  53. 53. Procedure
  54. 54. Manipulated variable/independent
  55. 55. Responding variable/dependent
  56. 56. Data
  57. 57. Control
  58. 58. Control group
  59. 59. conclusion
  60. 60. Know the following measurement tools and what they are used for:
  61. 61. Thermometer
  62. 62. Balance
  63. 63. Scale
  64. 64. Graduated cylinder
  65. 65. Formula for density
  66. 66. SI unit for : length, mass, density, temperature
  67. 67. Steps in scientific method
  68. 68. Lab safety rules and procedures
  69. 69. Be able to read and interpret graphs
  70. 70. Be able to convert using the staircase method
  71. 71. Be able to convert temperatures between F, C, and K (given the formulas)

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