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1 “Living or Not?”

2 “What do we call a living thing?” A living thing is called an organism.

3 1. All living things are made of cells. Cheek Cell Elodea Plant Cells Onion Plant Cell A cell is the basic unit of structure and function within a living thing.

4 A living thing made of only one cell is called unicellular. Amoeba

5 A living thing made of many cells is called multi-cellular. Elodea Plant

6 2. All living things are made of similar macromolecules and chemicals. Water Carbohydrates Proteins Fats Vitamins Minerals

7 3. All living things use and require energy. Producers Consumers

8 Carbon – Oxygen Cycle

9 4. All living things undergo growth and develop.

10 5. All living things respond to their surroundings. Stimulus – cause Response – effect or reaction to cause

11 6. All living things can reproduce.

12 Basic Needs Living things have basic needs. Energy Water Living space Homeostasis

13 Homeostasis is maintaining a stable internal environment within an organism despite changes in the surroundings.

14 Living things are classified as biotic. Non-living things are classified as abiotic.

15 How do you decide if something is living or non-living? ?

16 Scientific processes Biology is a process of inquiry

17 Scientist make Observations –The skin is red –It feels smooth Share data/results –Tables, charts and graphs Hypothesis Experimentation –Control –Constant –Independent and dependent variables Scientific theory

18 Important Vocabulary Equilibriumadhesion Osmosishigh heat capacity Diffusionsurface tension Capillary actionhypertonic Polarhypotonic Universal solventisotonic Solute Cohesion

19 Your Quiz Question 1 Which of the following is the best example of a scientific model? a. a group of zoo monkeys to represent behavior in a natural environment b. a computer simulation of Earth’s climate changes c.an x-ray showing multiple fractures in a bone d. a salt-water aquarium in the home of a fish enthusiast

20 Question 2 Write and example of a hypothesis? One sentence.

21 Question 3 What is the difference between an independent variable and a dependent variable? Explain and provide an example.

22 Question 4 Word Meanings What is the meaning of this word Homeostasis? What does a- and an- mean?

23 Question 5 Honors How do experiments show cause–and-effect relationships? Explain and provide an example.


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