FEU High School Earth and Life Science Module 8 - Lesson 8

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What is the Panspermia theory?

The theory that life originated from amino acids present in meteors and only flourished on Earth

What does Panspermia theory propose about the seed of life and its origin?

Present in meteors in space and landed on different planets, but flourished only on Earth

According to the Panspermia theory, why did life only flourish on Earth?

Because Earth contained a habitable environment and made life possible

What is the significance of amino acids in the Panspermia theory?

They are the building blocks of proteins

How does the Panspermia theory explain the origin of life on Earth?

Life originated from amino acids present in meteors which landed on Earth and flourished due to a habitable environment

What role do proteins play according to the explanation of the Panspermia theory?

They play a major role in cell processes

What does the Miller-Urey experiment suggest?

Organic compounds can be created from inorganic ones.

Which theory on the origin of life states that life began as a series of chemical reactions of organic compounds?

Nonliving Matter Origin

What was found in meteorites that supports the theory of the origin of life?

Amino acids

What is the Divine Creation Theory based on?

The belief in supernatural creation

What did the urea production in the Miller-Urey experiment suggest?

Organic compounds can be produced from inorganic gases.

What is the most popular theory on the origin of life?

Divine Creation Theory

What did the strains of bacteria surviving in space demonstrate?

Life can exist in extreme environments.

What did the Book of Genesis describe about the creation of life?

'Six days of creation' leading to the creation of man.

What did the vitalism concept propose?

'Forces governing life are distinct and independent from forces governing the physical sciences.'

What was debunked by the Miller-Urey experiment?

The belief that organic compounds cannot be created from inorganic ones.

Test your understanding of the origins and evolution of life, characteristics of life, and unifying themes in the study of life with this quiz based on AY 23-24 Lesson 8 of the Earth and Life Science Module 8.

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