Word Generation Science - Life Science

Word Generation Science is a program combining vocabulary with a multidisciplinary discussion of various science topics.

Here are links to the word lists for Word Generation Science: Scientific Thinking, Preparing a Scientific Investigation, Measurement, Life Science, Energy, Introductory Chemistry Concepts.

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definitions & notes only words
  1. native
    characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin
  2. population
    a group of organisms of the same species inhabiting an area
  3. interdependence
    a relation between entities that rely on each other
  4. disturbance
    activity that is a malfunction, intrusion, or interruption
  5. recovery
    return to an original state
  6. consumer
    a person who uses goods or services
  7. producer
    something that brings forth or yields
  8. predator
    any animal that lives by preying on other animals
  9. prey
    animal hunted or caught for food
  10. trait
    a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
  11. dominant
    most frequent or common
  12. recessive
    of a gene that produces a feature if present in both parents
  13. inherit
    receive from a predecessor
  14. offspring
    the immediate descendants of a person
  15. generation
    all the people living at the same time or of the same age
  16. skeptical
    marked by or given to doubt
  17. hybrid
    the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock
  18. survival
    the state of remaining alive
  19. random
    lacking any definite plan or order or purpose
  20. reproduction
    the process of generating offspring
  21. selection
    process resulting in the evolution of best-adapted organisms
  22. evolution
    sequence of events involved in the development of a species
  23. species
    taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
  24. adaptation
    the process of adjusting or conforming to new conditions
  25. fitness
    the quality of being suitable
  26. breed
    cause to procreate (animals)

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