In humans, detection of stimuli in the external environment is most important for _____.
A detectable change in the environment is called a(n):
What is an advantage of seasonal breeding?
Dynamic consistency is defined as which of the following?
In ectotherms, what controls body temperature?
A man is standing outdoor and feels a sudden chill. He notices the hair raising on his arms. Why do the hairs on a people's arms raise?
What is plant physiology?
What is ethylene gas used for in plants?
Which of the following is an example of an external stimuli?
Which of the following is NOT an action your body might take if it senses that the temperature around you is not ideal?
Genetic information being passed on to a new generation is an example of which characteristic of living things?
All of the following items display movement, which is one of the characteristics of a living thing. Which item is considered an abiotic factor, or a non-living thing?
What type of response would you expect when a frightened dog hears a loud thunder clap?
Which of the following would be considered a good, or positive, external stimulus?
Plants that have cones rather than flowers for seed production are best known as:
Why are mosses, hornworts and liverworts small?
Which of the following is a process by which water levels inside the body are controlled?
Which of the following is NOT a factor that is maintained in a state of homeostasis in the human body (and other warm-blooded animals)?
What is a nastic movement?
What do plants lose by opening their stomata?
___ is the process of converting sunlight into chemical energy.
Which of the following is not a basic need of all living things?
Which of the following statements is true?
Which of the following is the definition of 'life span'?
The stimulus that is detected by photoreceptors is:
Organ-systems are defined as which of the following?
What is the maintenance of a stable internal environment within an organism commonly called?
What is thigmotropism?
Which of the following terms describes the conditions outside the body or information that your body receives?
Which characteristic of living things can be viewed using a microscope?
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