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“Living or Not?”
“What do we call a living thing?” A living thing is called an organism.
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.
A living thing made of only one cell is called unicellular. Amoeba
A living thing made of many cells is called multi-cellular. Elodea Plant
2. All living things are made of similar macromolecules and chemicals. Water Carbohydrates Proteins Fats Vitamins Minerals
3. All living things use and require energy. Producers Consumers
Carbon – Oxygen Cycle
4. All living things undergo growth and develop.
5. All living things respond to their surroundings. Stimulus – cause Response – effect or reaction to cause
6. All living things can reproduce.
Basic Needs Living things have basic needs. Energy Water Living space Homeostasis
Homeostasis is maintaining a stable internal environment within an organism despite changes in the surroundings.
Living things are classified as biotic. Non-living things are classified as abiotic.
How do you decide if something is living or non-living? ?
Scientific processes Biology is a process of inquiry
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
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
Question 2 Write and example of a hypothesis? One sentence.
Question 3 What is the difference between an independent variable and a dependent variable? Explain and provide an example.
Question 4 Word Meanings What is the meaning of this word Homeostasis? What does a- and an- mean?
Question 5 Honors How do experiments show cause–and-effect relationships? Explain and provide an example.