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A life scientist who observes the relationships between plants, animals, weather and soil on a mountaintop is studying a(n)
Which of the following statements best describes the composition of air?
air is only made up of nitrogen
air is only made up of oxygen
air is only made up of carbon dioxide
air is made up of a mixture of different gasses
Carbohydrates are made up of which monomers (smallest units)?
simple sugars (glucose)
The scientific name for a house cat is Felis catus. What is wrong with how this is written?
the species should also be capitalized
the genus should also be lowercase
the genus should be lowercase and the species should be capitalized
the whole thing should be italicized
The diagram shows two different organisms, a plant and a bird. Which phrase best describes the classification of these two organisms?
same kingdom, same species
same kingdom, different species
different kingdoms, different species
different kingdoms, same species
The diagram shows a rock being placed in a graduated cylinder containing water. What is the volume of the rock? (Note: 1 mL = 1 cm3)
All good science begins with ______________.
making observations and asking questions
memorizing the textbook
falling asleep during class
In science, models are used to ________________.
simplify complex ideas
share ones thoughts with others
show how different parts work together
all of the other options are good answers.
The methodic study of the natural world to give explanations based on evidence
Putting pieces together, like doing a puzzle, and using the information to draw a new conclusion is known by which of the following terms?
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of life?
living things are composed of cells
living things need to obtain and use energy
living things have adaptations that help them survive in their habitat
living things need to be able to move
Which level of classification is the most general and includes the largest number of organisms?
Which level of classification is the most specific and includes only one type of organisms?
Which domain includes prokaryotes that often live in extreme environments?
Which laboratory tool should be used to measure out a fluid?
triple beam balance
What type of cell has a nucleus and other membrane bound organelles?
Who is credited with creating the first compound light microscope?
What units do we use to measure the amount of energy in food?