Eddy Egan January 19, 2007TuliszewskiPeriod ½Midterm Review Questions1.What is science and what does it only deal with? (3)
An organized way of using evidence to learn about the natural world.
Only deals with the natural world2.What are the steps in the scientific method hypothesis? (8)
Observation(Asking a question), Formulation of an hypothesis, Testing thehypothesis(setting up a controlled experiment), Conclusion3.What is the idea of spontaneous generation?(8)
The idea that life could arise from non-living matter 4.What are some of the characteristics living things share?
Made Up of Cells
Based on a universal genetic code
Grow And Develop
Obtain and use Materials And Energy
Respond to their Environment
Maintain a stable internal environment
(Generally) Change over Time5.What are the two forms of reproduction? And what do they consist of?
Sexual- cells from two different parents unite to produce the first cell of a neworganism
Asexual- the new organism has a single parent. A single parent divides in half to form two new organisms6.What are ionic bonds? What are covalent bonds? What are van der Waals forces?
Ionic bonds- formed when one or more electrons are transferred from oneatom to another
Covalent bonds- forms when electrons are shared between atoms
Van der Waals forces- intermolecular forces of attraction7.Why is water polar?
Uneven distribution of electrons between the oxygen and hydrogen atoms.8.What is the difference between adhesion and cohesion?
Cohesion is the attraction between molecules of the same substance, whileAdhesion is an attraction between molecules of different substance.