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The characteristics of living organisms include: _____ organization, _____ complexity, s_____, growth, development and _____, energy , h, and evolutionary _____

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The characteristics of living organisms include: _____ organization, _____ complexity, s_____, growth, development and _____, energy , h, and evolutionary _____

cellular; ordered; sensitivity; reproduction; utilization; homeostasis; adaptation

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the nature of science is also called the "_____ _____"

scientific method

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the scientific method helps us ask questions about our world in a _____ way.

standardized

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The nature of science: observe ---> formulate _____ ---> Make _____ ---> make _____ ---> design an _____ ---> analyze the _____ ---> accept or reject _____ ---> repeat

question; hypothesis; predictions; experiment; data; hypothesis

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_____ - an educated explanation for an observation

hypothesis

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_____ _____ - the treatment or condition. It is the variable that is manipulated by investigators

independent variable

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_____ _____ - the 'measured' variable. It depends on the independent variable.

dependent variable

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_____ _____ - a sample group that receives the treatment

experimental group

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_____ _____ - a sample group that does not receive the treatment

control group

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Form (or structure) determines _____

function

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All living systems depend on information transactions. This information is stored in the form of _____ _____

genetic material

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DNA = ____________ ___

deoxyribonucleic acid

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Inheritance relies on the _____ _____ and _____ of genetic information to future generations

accurate copying; transfer

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_____ - change over time

evolution

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_____ _____ popularized the idea of evolution in the late _____s

Charles Darwin; 1800

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We can see evidence of evolution in: _____ record, g_____, ______ of the earth, comparative , and p

fossil; age; anatomy; phylogeny

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