Final Jeopardy

of Life
and Laws
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Classification of
Living Things
Parts of an
Final Jeopardy
The lense in a compound light
microscope where light enters and is
first concentrated
What is the Objective Lense
The part of the light microscope that
allows the researcher to put the lenses
into focus
What are the Adjustment knobs
The part of the light microscope that
controls the amount of light that is
passed through the sample
What is the diaphragm
The term for half of the microscope
where light passes through from the
objective to the eyepiece
What is the Body
The part that changes the intensity of
What is the condenser
How all living things are organized.
They contain a phospholipid bilayer
What is cells
Beginning, Growth, Maturity,
Decline, Death
What is the five stages of Development
The way that genetic information is passed
from one generation to the next
What is DNA
(Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid)
The idea that all living things maintain
an constant internal enviornment
What is Homeostasis
The two characteristics of Life that
involve interacting with the outside
What is
1. Responding to stimulus
2. Adapting to the environment
What is the Difference?
A description of relationships
among observable phenomenon
What is a Scientific Law
A hypothesis that has been confirmed by
evidence and has endured all attempts to
disprove it
What is a Scientific Theory
The facts that allow scientists to create a
Data and observations
An observation that includes a
measurement or numbers
What is a quantitative observation
An observation based on the scientists senses
What is a Qualitative Observation
The whole Earth
What is the biosphere
The simplest living structure
What is a cell
A group of the same organisms
living in the same place
What is a population
All the living and non-living parts
of a defined area
What is a community
All of the deserts of the entire planet
What is the desert biome
The part of the experiment that
the researcher changes between
What is the Independent Variable
The part of the experiment that the
researcher measures to collect data
What is the dependent variable
The statement made by the researcher
with regards to the experimental question
What is the hypothesis
The parts of the experiment that
are the same for all repetitions (cohorts)
The constants (constant variables)
The part of the experiment that is
unaffected by the independent variable
What is the control
identify the following components of an experiment.
1. Independent variable 2. Dependent variable 3. Control Group
4. Repeated trials 5. Constants (at least 3)
Norm wanted to know if adding peat moss to sand would affect its
ability to hold water. He put 200mL of pure sand into container A. He
put a mixture of 80% sand and 20% peat moss into container B. He put
a mixture of 60% sand and 40% peat moss into container C. He put a
mixture or 40% sand and 60% peat moss into container D. He added
water to each container and measured the amount of water the contents
would absorb. He dried the sand and peat moss and repeated the
experiment 5 times.
What is the ratio of sand to peat moss (IV)
What is the amount of water the contents would absorb (DV)
What the sample with pure sand (control)
5 repetitions
Containers, Amount of Dirt, Water (and many more)

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