Intro to Bio Flashcards Name: Period: What is the scientific method? List the steps to the scientific method in order What is a hypothesis? What is a variable? What is an independent variable? What is a dependent variable? What is a control variable? What is a control group used for? Identify the following for Redi’s experiment: - Independent variable - Dependent variable - Contolled variable What is a controlled experiment? What is a theory? What is biology? What characteristics do all living things share? What is homeostasis? Give an example. List the levels of organization in order from simplest to most complex What makes up the biosphere? What makes up an ecosystem? What makes up a community? What makes up a population? What is an organism? What do group of cells make up? What is the smallest functional unit of life? What are molecules? Unit used in the metric system for MASS Unit used in the metric system for DISTANCE Unit used in the metric system for VOLUME What is a compound light microscope? What is an electron microscope? What is a cell culture? What is cell fractionation? What is a stimulus? How is quantitative data different from qualitative data?