Meaning: The meaning of "bio" is "life".
Pronunciation: The "i" is pronounced like "I" or "eye". The "o" is often
pronounced like "no" or "slow" but can also be pronounced like the "a" in "father".
Example 1: A "biography" is the written story of a person's life. "I enjoy
reading biographies of famous people because I can learn so much from their experiences".
Example 2: "Biology" is the study of life, both plants and animals.
Example 3: Doctors will do a "biopsy" to study some cells of a person's body.
This helps the doctors learn whether those cells are healthy or not.
biochemistry - the study of chemical processes in living things
biodiversity - all of the many different things on our planet Earth
biodiesel - a clean-burning fuel made from natural sources
biosphere - describes the entire world where animals and plants can live
biodegradable - describes waste that is natural and so can be broken down and won't
pollute the earth