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100

The amount of food produced by marine organisms

Ocean Productivity

100

The study of living organisms that inhabit the seas and their interactions with each other and their environment

Marine Biology

100

A process of reasoning whereby a general explanation is derived from a series of observations

Inductive Reasoning

100

Different organisms that float or drift in the sea's currents; they are at the bottom of the ocean's complex food webs.

Plankton

100

The orderly pattern of gathering and analyzing information in science

Scientific Method

200

An explanation for observed events that can be experimentally tested

Hypothesis

200

The study of the oceans and their phenomena, such as waves, currents, and tides

Oceanography

200

The factor in an experiment that is altered

Experimental Variable

200

The process of reasoning in which observations suggest a general principle from which a specific statement can be derived

Deductive Reasoning

200

A Body of Observations and their experimental supports that have stood the test of time

Theory

300

One of the first Naturalist to systemically study marine organisms

Aristotle

300

Darwin's book "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" sparked an interest in this subject

Animal and Plant Adaptations

300

The modern science of marine biology can trace its beginning back to this time

The founding of the first marine laboratory at Woods Hole

300

These type of environments are interrelated, interactive and interdependent

Marine and Terrestrial

300

This expedition gave birth to the modern sciences of marine biology and oceanography

The Challenger Expedition

400

The ocean is an important source of _____ and _____ for humans

Food and Resources

400

The history of this is one of changing perspectives that have shaped the modern science and its application

Marine Biology

400

Scientist use an organized approach called the scientific method to investigate ______

Natural Phenomena

400

He is much more known for his research in theories of evolution than his marine biology studies

Darwin

400

The cartilage that makes up the skeletons of sharks is an important source of this

Antiangiogenesis Factor

500

The set in an experiment that contains the experimental variable vs. the set that does not

Experimental Set vs. Control Set

500

Agricultural Nutrients draining into the Gulf of Mexico have contributed to the depletion of oxygen in an area off Louisiana referred to as the "dead zone" or this....

Hypoxic Zone

500

The science that deals with the oceans and includes the delimitation of their extent and depth, the physics and chemistry of their waters, marine biology, and the exploitation of their resources.

What is oceanography?

500

The act or process of sticking together tightly.

What is cohesion?

500

The study of the various bodies of water that make up our planet including oceanic and freshwater environments. 

What is Aquatic Science?

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