Sophomore Science - Final Exam Study Guide 2019* (Scientific Skills …
Sophomore Science - Final Exam Study Guide 2019*
Qualitative- relating to, measuring, or measured by the quality of something rather than its quantity.
Quantitative- relating to, measuring, or measured by the quantity of something rather than its quality.
Independent- free from outside control; not depending on another's authority.
Dependent- requiring something to function
Controlled variable- one which the researcher holds constant during an experiment.
I can read through an experiment or data set
Mean: Add all of the numbers together and divide by the number of numbers. EX: find the mean of 4, 6, 8 the answer would be 6
Mode: The value that occurs the most often
Median: Put all your numbers in number order and the one in the middle is the answer. If there is two then add them and divide them by two
Structure of living world
Biosphere, Eco-regions, Ecosystems, populations/communities, organisms, organ systems, organ tissues, cells, genes, DNA
Bacteria, Archeea, protists, fungi, plants, animals
Domain, kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species
All known living things are made up of one or more cells.
All living cells arise from pre-existing cells by division.
The cell is the fundamental unit of structure and function in all living organisms.
Organelle: membrane-bound structure that is specialized to perform a distinct process within a eukaryotic cell
Chemistry for life
Air, Oxygen, Carbon Dioxide, food