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Name: 11.

What would happen if a species could not adapt


to its environment?
Date: Period: Day:
Unit 1 Ecology
12. What is the difference between natural
1. What are producers, consumers and selection, artificial selection, and sexual selection?
decomposers?

2. What is the difference between mutualism,


predation, parasitism, competition, and Unit 4 Geology
commensalism?
13. What are the layers of the Earth?

14. Describe the three main rocks from the rock


3. How can limiting factors affect a population? cycle.

Unit 2 Genetics 15. What is the Law of Superposition?


4. What is DNA?

16. What are some ways scientists can determine


how old the Earth is?
5. What are chromosomes?

17. What is plate tectonics?


6. What is the difference between a genotype and a
phenotype?

18. Describe the three types of plate boundaries.


7. Create a Punnett Square for the following
genotyped: BB, gg
19. What boundary would create mountains,
volcanoes, and earthquakes?

8. What is the difference between mitosis and 20. What boundary would create volcanoes and
meiosis? earthquakes?

Unit 3 Evolution 21. What boundary would only create earthquakes?


9. How are fossils used to explain evolution?

22. What do convection currents inside the mantle


cause?
10. What is the Theory of Evolution?
Unit 5 Energy, Waves and Light Unit 6 Nature of Science
23. What would happen if heat is added to an 34. What is the difference between replication and
object? repetition?

24. If you put ice on a swollen ankle, would the ice 35. What is the difference between experiments,
be cooling down the ankle or would the ankle be observation and research?
warming up the ice?

36. What is the difference between test variable and


25. What energy transfer are occurring when you outcome variable?
turn on a flashlight?

37. How would a life scientist (like an ecologist)


26. What does the Law of Conservation of Energy conduct scientific research differently from a
state? physical scientist (like a chemist)?

27. If two hot objects are placed inside cold water, 38. Why is it important for scientists to keep data?
what would eventually happen to the temperature of
the water and the objects?
39. Is developing scientific knowledge a quick or
slow process?
28. What are the parts of the electromagnetic
spectrum? (think of the song)
40. How can scientific knowledge be changed?

29. What causes differences in colors?


41. What is the difference between a theory and a
law?
30. What is white light?

42. What are some of the good and bad things


31. What is the difference between reflection, about using models?
refraction, and absorption?

43. What is the difference between quantitative and


32. Do waves move at different speeds through qualitative?
different materials?

33. What is the difference between amplitude and


frequency?