Biology topic 1

Classification

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What is classification?
Organising living organisms into groups
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How many kingdoms are there?
five
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What are the kingdoms called?
plants, animals, fungi, protoctists, prokaryotes
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What do plants contain?
chlorophyll
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What do plants do to make their food?
photosynthesize
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Are plants unicelluar or multicellular?
multicellular
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Animals are ..........
heterotrophs- they can't make their own food
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Fungi are..........
saprophytes- they feed off dead organisms and decaying material
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Fungi don't have what?
chlorophyll
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Are protoctists multicellular or unicellular?
unicellular
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Are Prokaryates multicellular or unicellular?
unicellular
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Example of a Protoctistic?
algae
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Example of a Prokaryate?
bacteria
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Are viruses living?
No
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Define vertabrates?
Animals that have a backbone and internal skeleton
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Define invertabrate?
No backbone or internal skeleton
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What are the five groups of vertabrates?
fish, anphibians, reptiles, birds mammals
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How do fish absorb o2?
gills
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define oviparous?
lay eggs
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define viviparous?
give birth to live young
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define homeotherm?
warm blooded, temp. kept constant by homeostais
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define polkilotherms?
cold blooded, temp. changes with external temperature
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