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Unit 2 – Living vs Non-Living Things

Question Answer What are two types of protein? 1)Hemoglobin 2)Enzymes What are the subunits of proteins? (What are they made up of?) amino acids What are the jobs of proteins? they are involved in all life activities; especially the growth and repair of cells What are two types of carbohydrates? 1)simple 2)complex What are the subunits of carbohydrates? (What are …


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Plant Processes- Unit 7

Question Answer Describe sexual reproduction in plants. -the egg and the sperm are fertilized in the flower after pollination. Name the 3 stages that occur for flower reproduction. Stage 1: Pollination Stage 2: Fertilization Stage 3: Germination Describe cross pollination. -when pollen goes from one plant to another through bugs, birds, wind, humans and animals. Name the structures of a …


Lesson 3 Interactions Among Living Things

Term Definition Natural Selection anything naturally occurring in the environment that humans use Adaptation an inherited behavior or physical characteristic that helps an organism survive and reproduce in its environment Niche how an organism makes its living and interacts with the biotic and abiotic factors in its habitat Comptetion the struggle between organisms to survive as they attempt to use …

Lesson 4 Changes in Communities

Term Definition Succession the series of predictable changes that occur in a community over time Primary Succession the series of changes that occur in an area where no soil or organisms exist Pioneer Species the first species to populate and area during succession Secondary Succession the series of changes that occur in an area where the ecosystem has been disturbed, …

Lesson 1 Energy Flow in Ecosystems

Term Definition Producer an organism that can make its own food Consumer an organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms Herbivore a consumer that obtains energy by eating only plants Carnivore a consumer that obtains energy by eating only animals Omnivoer a consumer that obtains energy by eating both plants and animals Scavenger a carnivore that feeds on …

Lesson 5 Biogeography

Term Definition Biogeography the study of where organisms live and how they got there Continental Drift the hypothesis that the continents slowly move across Earth's surface Dispersal the movement of organisms from one place to another Exotic Species Species that are carried to a new location by people