Biology Section 161: Types Of Plants

dependent variable – the factor that results depend on the independent variable
wavelength – Each color is composed of different _______ and frequencies. Allows us to scientifically identify different colored lights. The unit of measure is nm.
Protein – Substance composed of chains of amino acids and containing the elements of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen.
Scientific Method – Scientific experimental procedure that includes, Observation, Question, Hypothesis, Experiment, Analyze, Conclusion
compound – a pure substance consisting of two or more different elements which associate via chemical bonds
compound light microscope – Microscope that allows light to pass through a specimen and uses two lenses to form an image. Can be used to study living and non-living
DNA – Deoxyribonucleic acid, a self-replicating material present in nearly all living organisms as the main constituent of chromosomes. It is the carrier of genetic information.
cytosol – part of the cytoplasm that includes molecules and small particles.
Level of organization – In ecology, one of the hierarchical groups into which the parts are ordered: individual, population, community, ecosystem, and finally the biosphere.
The term that means enlargement of the heart is
Stimulus – Signal to which an organism responds
Impermeable – Not permitting passage of a substance or substances.
2 important features of biomes – precipitation (rainfall/access to water) and temperature (largely determined by latitude – how far something is from the equator)
reduction reaction – a reactant gains one or more electrons and becomes negative
The term thаt meаns enlаrgement оf the heart is
Osmosis – The passive movement of water molecules across a partially permeable membrane, from a region of lower solute concentration to a region of higher solute concentration

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