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School: Mississippi State University
Department: Biology
Course: Biology
Professor: Rob Outlaw
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: Bio, 1, 1134, Evan, Kaplan, Mississippi, state, and University
Name: Study Guide For Thursday's Test (09/08/2016) Evan Kaplan
Description: These notes covers Chapter 1-4.
Uploaded: 09/06/2016
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background image Bio= life  Ology= study of   Biology  study of life  Science  the study of the natural/physical world through observation, identification, 
experimental investigation, and theoretical explanations 
Examples of living things:  animals, plants and microorganisms  What makes something alive?  Life is an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism, growth, 
reaction to stimuli and reproduction 
How many principles or characteristics of living organisms are there?  What are the 8 principles or characteristics of living organisms?  1. Use energy
2.  Interact with the environment
3. Maintain homeostasis
4. Growth and Development
5. Genetic material has a blueprint
6. Organisms evolve
7. Promote survival and reproductive success
8. All species are related by an evolutionary history  
The overall structure of a protein will determine its function.  True Living things start from lifeless matter into living matter interacting with 
the environment. Each level builds on the _________ level. 
Previous  The smallest unit of an element; all matter is composed of this  Atom  A group of two or more atoms  Molecule 
background image Structures or "organs" of the cell  Organelle  The simplest unit of life  Cell  An individual living thing made up of a collection of different organs  Organism  All organisms that interact with one another in a particular environment  Community  Interactions of a community of organisms with their physical environment  Ecosystem  A person who studies science  Scientist  The process to solve a problem or answer a question  Scientific Method or Hypothesis Testing  Name some components of the Scientific Method  1. Make observations
2. Ask questions
3. Form a hypothesis
4. Make a prediction
5. Test the prediction by experimentation
6. Data/ Results 
"Educated Guess" turned into a statement that allows you to make a 
prediction is a….
Hypothesis  An accepted explanation of important natural phenomena that is 
supported through extensive and reproducible experimentation and 
evidence is a…
Theory  All organisms are composed of _______. This is anything that contains mass 
and occupies space. It can exist in 3 states: solid, liquid or gas
Matter  Matter is made up of _________.  Atoms 
background image What is a pure substance that is comprised of only one kind of atom?  Element  How many approx. naturally-occurring elements are there?  98 What are the smallest functional units of matter that can exist separately? Atoms   Most living things are composed of 95% what?  Oxygen, Carbon, Hydrogen and Nitrogen  Atoms are made up of small particles called?  Subatomic particles  What are the 3 subatomic particles?  Protons 
Neutrons 
Electrons 
Protons and neutrons are located in the center of the atom, called the 
atomic nucleus. 
True Protons have a _______ charge.  Positive  Neutrons have a ______ charge No Charge  Electrons have a _______ charge.  Negative Charge  What orbits around the nucleus at various distances and are constantly in 
motion? 
Electrons  Most atoms have 1 electron for every proton, but the number of ______ may
vary. 
Neutrons  Hydrogen has ______ Neutrons. 

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School: Mississippi State University
Department: Biology
Course: Biology
Professor: Rob Outlaw
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: Bio, 1, 1134, Evan, Kaplan, Mississippi, state, and University
Name: Study Guide For Thursday's Test (09/08/2016) Evan Kaplan
Description: These notes covers Chapter 1-4.
Uploaded: 09/06/2016
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