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Warm Up What is biology?
What is Biology? What is it?
Is the study of living things All living things are called organisms
Characteristics of Life Living things are very organized and contain many complex chemical substances
Living things are made up of one or more cells Unicellular- 1 cell Multicellular- more than 1 cell
Living things have a definite form and limited size
Living things have a limited life span Gastrotrich (a minute aquatic animal) 3 day life span Giant tortoise 177 year life span
Living things evolve or change over long periods of time. This is characteristic of groups of organisms, not of individuals.
Life Processes- determine living v. non-living 1. Living things move.
2. Living things are able to reproduce.
3. Living things are sensitive and respond to changes in the environment. Does one rotten apple spoil the whole bunch? Ethylene
4. Living things need nutrition Make their food
5. Excrete waste. Examples: Sweat, urine, carbon dioxide
6. Living things respire ( plants and animals use the oxygen in the air to turn food into energy )
7. Living things grow and develop.
Use the first letter from each process to help you remember them. Move Reproduce Sensitive Nutrition Excrete Respire Grow They spell MRS. NERG
This is MRS NERG ! Can you remember what each of the letters in her name stands for ?
Is it alive? Virus
Living Things. How do we know is something is living? All living things are characterised as being able to do seven things These are usually remembered.
Life Processes Let’s look at living things. Living Things There are many different types of living things and they all look very different when compared.
Characteristics of Life EQ: How can you tell if something is alive?
Characteristics of Living Things. 1. Living things are made up of one or more cells Cells are small, self-contained units that are the building blocks.
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Welcome Back Each person will need their own pencil and sheet of paper.
Plants. Parts of Plant ROOTS – take in water and mineral salts from the soil. They anchor the plant into the ground. STEM – is like a straw. It moves.
All organisms have the same basic needs: Food Water Air Shelter.
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Cell the smallest part of a living thing that can be seen only with a microscope.
Cells: Plant and Animal What is the smallest part of this living thing?
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Is it alive?. Living things: Are organized Are organized Can reproduce Can reproduce Change Change Adjust to their surroundings Adjust to their surroundings.
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