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Biology Vocab

All Biology classes

Students will be assigned 10 vocab terms every week.

This is a routine assignment. Terms will be available on classroom board and here.

Terms will be posted on Mondays and due on Thursdays.

Late work policy: 10 pts off/day. Will not be accepted after 4 days. Weekends and holidays count!

Assignments can be turned in the classroom homework bin or emailed: dmelino@sbrsd.org

Standard & College Prep students – define vocabulary term. If you find more than one possible definition, select one that is related to science or current unit. Select a definition that makes sense to you.

HONORS students only – please define term AND use properly in a sentence

#1. Due September 7th

  1. Biology
  2. Organic
  3. Inorganic
  4. Carbon
  5. Nitrogen
  6. Hydrogen
  7. Organism
  8. Hypothesis
  9. Homeostasis
  10. Chemistry

#2. Due September 14th

  1. Protein
  2. Nucleic Acid
  3. Covalent Bond
  4. Ionic Bond
  5. Hypothesis
  6. Oxygen
  7. Nitrogen
  8. Hydrogen
  9. Sulfur
  10. Phosphorus

#3. Due September 21st

  1. Atom
  2. Element
  3. Molecule
  4. Scientific Method
  5. Independent Variable
  6. Dependent Variable
  7. Enzyme
  8. Activation Energy
  9. Catalyst
  10. Control (in an experiment)

#4. Due September 28th

  1. Eukaryote
  2. Prokaryote
  3. Taxonomy
  4. Autotroph
  5. Heterotroph
  6. Bacteria
  7. Protist
  8. Fungi
  9. Algae
  10. Cell theory

#5. Due October 5th

  1. Hypertonic
  2. Hypotonic
  3. Cell organelle
  4. Cell membrane
  5. Cell wall
  6. Nucleus
  7. Nucleolus
  8. Cytoplasm
  9. Chloroplast
  10. Cytoskeleton

#6. Due October 12th

  1. Vacuole
  2. Mitochondria
  3. Ribosome
  4. Endoplasmic Reticulum
  5. Golgi Apparatus
  6. Flagellum
  7. Archaebacteria
  8. Eubacteria
  9. Lysosome
  10. Centriole

#7. Due October 19th

  1. Carbon Dioxide
  2. Chlorophyll
  3. Photosynthesis
  4. Glucose
  5. Apoptosis
  6. Diffusion
  7. Facilitated Diffusion
  8. Osmosis
  9. Exocytosis
  10. Endocytosis

#8. Due October 26th

  1. ATP
  2. ADP
  3. Catabolism
  4. Electron Transport Chain
  5. ATP synthase
  6. Cellular Respiration
  7. Thylakoid
  8. Stroma
  9. Calvin Cycle
  10. Denaturation

#9. Due Nov. 2nd

  1. Anerobic Process
  2. Aerobic respiration
  3. Oxidation
  4. Krebs Cycle
  5. Glycolysis
  6. Lactic Acid Fermentation
  7. Citric Acid Cycle
  8. Pyruvate
  9. Hans Krebs
  10. Stem cell

#10. Due Nov. 9th

  1. DNA
  2. Mitosis
  3. Meiosis
  4. Chromatin
  5. Chromosome
  6. Centromere
  7. Spindle fibers
  8. Rosalind Franklin
  9. James Watson
  10. Francis Crick

 

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