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What is Biology & Characteristics of Life
What is Biology??? Bio- = life -logy = study ofBIOLOGY = study of life (living things) ORGANISM = a living thing
What is a living thing?? LET’S BRAINSTORM!!
Is FIRE living? Why might someone consider fire to be living?
Characteristics of Living ThingsORGANIZATION - Every organism is composed of one or more cells!!
Levels of OrganizationAtoms Molecules Cell Part (Organelle) Cell → unicellular organism ↓ Tissue (ex. muscle) Organ (ex. stomach) Organ System (ex. digestive) Multicellular Organism
Characteristics of LifeREPRODUCTION = production of offspring - essential for survival of SPECIES!
Characteristics of LifeGROWTH (adding biomass) AND DEVELOPMENT (structural/chemical changes)
Characteristics of Life4. RESPONDS AND ADJUSTS TO CHANGES IN ENVIRONMENT (HOMEOSTASIS)
Characteristics of Life5. USE ENERGY (metabolism)
What do biologists study?Organisms Interactions of organisms with their environments How to conserve resources and preserve species Solutions to human problems
What is BIOLOGY? E? How do you compare and contrast living organisms?
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