unit 1 chapter 3 (science b)

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what does classification mean?
this means sorting things into grouse based on similar features
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what are living organisms classified into?
taxanomic groups
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what are the main categories of living things?
animals,plants microbes
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why do scientists classify organisms?
to identify species,to predict characteristics and to find evolutionary links.
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whats a habitat?
a place where an organism lives
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what do plants need to survive?
they need sunlight nutrients and water
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what do animals need to survive?
food water and sensible territory
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whats an ecosystem?
a name given to a habitat and all the organisms that live there
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whats an extremophile?
animals that live in extreme environments. including volcanic vents,deep under the oceans and highly acidic hot springs.
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wats phototropism?
this means growing towards light.this means the plant can photosynthesise more
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whats gravitropism?
this means growing towards source of gravity.
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where are auxins made?
in cells near the tips of plant shoots or roots.
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