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- 1.7: With rough sketches, draw a biological hierarchy similar to the one...
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Solutions for Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION: EVOLUTION AND THE FOUNDATIONS OF BIOLOGY
Full solutions for Campbell Biology in Focus - Standalone book | 1st Edition
A sequence of numbers that approximates the mean distances of the planets from the Sun.
A small body that generally revolves about the Sun in an elongated orbit.
The steep gradient that leads to the deep-ocean floor and marks the seaward edge of the continental shelf.
One of three basic cloud forms; also the name given one of the clouds of vertical development. Cumulus are billowy individual cloud masses that often have flat bases.
Celestial bodies that orbit stars, massive enough to be spherical but have not cleared their neighboring regions of planetesimals.
The gradual subsidence of mountains caused by lateral spreading of weak material located deep within these structures.
A concentration of heat in the mantle capable of producing magma, which in turn extrudes onto Earth’s surface. The intraplate volcanism that produced the Hawaiian Islands is one example.
An atom or molecule that possesses an electrical charge.
A steep-sided hill composed of sand and gravel originating when sediment is collected in openings in stagnant glacial ice.
The northern portion of Pangaea consisting of North America and Eurasia.
The number of neutrons and protons in the nucleus of an atom.
The liquid portion of magma, excluding the solid crystals.
The study of minerals.
The volcanic rock ejected during an eruption, including ash, bombs, and blocks.
The motion of one body about another, as Earth about the Sun.
An accumulation of rock debris at the base of a cliff.
A major strike-slip fault that cuts through the lithosphere and accommodates motion between two plates.
Wave of oscillation
A water wave in which the wave form advances as the water particles move in circular orbits.
Ice crystals instead of dew that form on surfaces when the dew point is below freezing.