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Characteristics of Living Things Unit 1. What is Biology? Biology  study of living things Bio = Life ology = study of.

Things R – reproduce A – adapt R – respond E – energy H – homeostasis O – organized –Living things are Complex and are made up of many levels CELLS TISSUES ORGANS ORGAN SYSTEM ORGANISM Characteristics of Living Things R – reproduce A – adapt R – respond E – energy H – homeostasis O – organized G – growth & development Grow – to get larger in size; body size Develop – to change due to hormonal or mental cues RAREHOG FOLDABLE RAREHOG/


Study of Biology 1. What is Biology? Biology Living things are called Organisms include 2.

 Keeping The Internal Environment (Homeostasis) Of The Cell or Organism Within The Ranges Required For Life  Stable internal conditions of 18 Living Things Evolve (Not Individuals) Change Over Time In Order To Survive Within Changing Environments. Fossil records show changes in groups of organisms 19 Life is Organized on Several Levels 20 Levels  Atoms  Molecules  Organelles  Cells – life starts here  Tissues  Organs  System  Organism 21 Levels  Population  Community  Ecosystem  Biosphere 22/


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MA 6.3 A food web identifies producers, consumers, and decomposers, and explains the transfer of energy through trophic levels. Relationships among organisms.

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Introduction to Classification

Classification I. Introduction What is taxonomy?  The branch of biology that groups organisms based on common characteristics. Why do scientists classify? Over 1.5 million species have been identified. Biologists classify to organize and study these organisms. I. Classification Systems A. Aristotle (almost 2000 years ago)  grouped organisms into two groups: Plants Animals Grouped based on the differences in stems Ex. woody vs. herbaceous Grouped based on/


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Chapter One The Scope of Biology.

a nuclei Ten Unifying Themes of Life 1. Biological Systems System – complex organization formed from a simpler combination of parts Made up of levels of organization Applies to all levels of life: Biosphere – cells Atom-molecule-cell-tissue-organ-organ system- Organism Applies to all levels of life: Biosphere – cells Ten Unifying Themes of Life 2. Cellular Basis of Life All living things are made up of cells and have levels of organization. Ten Unifying Themes of Life 3. Form and Function/


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Diversity of Life Living things are called organisms 30 million types Living factors and non-living factors Non-living factors make up the biosphere.

. Many uses for endangered species. Biological Products FoodClothingShelterMedicine Fuel – Wood, Coal Biotechnology – using biological products to solve practical problems Characteristics of Life All living things are organized All organisms respond to the environment All living things use energy – sun is ultimate source of energy All living things reproduce All living things grow and develop All living things adapt to their surroundings Levels of living things Molecular – DNA, atoms/


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is biology Hierarchy of Life Properties of Living Organisms Scientific Method What is Biology? Study of life Search for order in the natural world Discovery of new relationships Learn working rules that allow life to exist Life Levels of Organization 1.Among organisms 2.Within Organisms 3.Within Cells Life Levels of Organization Among Organisms 1.Biosphere 2.Ecosystem 3.Community 4.Population Life Levels of Organization Within Organisms 1.Organ systems 2.Organs 3.Tissues 4.Cells Life Levels of Organization/


The Classification of Life. Classification of Life Biology » The study of life Taxonomy » Classification and naming of organisms.

species descriptors. This naming system is called Binomial Nomenclature (two name system). Linnaeus’ Seven Level Hierarchical System Binomial Nomenclature  Genus is a noun and is always capitalized  Species is an adjective and always lower case  Species is the lowest level of classification  To be in the same species the organisms have to be able to interbreed under natural conditions and produce fertile offspring.  Horse and/


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1.3 Studying Life Biology = the study of life Bios = life | ology = study of.

in the body Animals eat to obtain energy Plants photosynthesize 6. Response to environment Stimulus = a signal Response = a reaction 7. Internal Balance Homeostasis – maintaining constant internal conditions (sameness) 8. Evolution - species change over time Branches of Biology Zoology = animals Paleontology = ancient life Cytology = cells Botany = plants Entomology = insects You guess… Microbiology = Ecology = Anthropology = Levels of Organization Molecule Cell Tissue Organ Organ Systems Organisms/


Everyone is a Biologist ! Nature of Science/Characteristics of Life.

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The Status and Future of Integrative and Organ Systems Sciences October 20 – 21, 2002 Bethesda, MD Sponsored by:APS and ASPET Co-sponsors: Burroughs Wellcome.

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Human Anatomy & Physiology Instructor: Jeff Hargett Biology 2121.

biology/jhargett/hargett.htm http://www.floyd.edu/academics/divisions/ smpe/biology/jhargett/hargett.htm Introduction: Anatomy Study of the structure of living organisms surface anatomy gross anatomy embryology cytology histology Physiology Study of the function of/of food Reproductive system - production of egg and sperm as well as secretion of the sex hormones Organization of Life Structural Levels chemical cellular tissue organs organ systems What is Life? Characteristics of Life Organization/ in front of /


Organization of Life. Levels of Organization The different branches of biology can be classified based on different levels of complexity Each “level

Organization of Life Levels of Organization The different branches of biology can be classified based on different levels of complexity Each “level” is made up of smaller component, and usually contributes to a larger system. Levels- smallest to biggest 1.Molecules- groups of atoms; the smallest unit of most chemical compounds 2.Cells- smallest functional unit of life. Basic units of structure and function. 3.Tissues- composed of specialized cells which perform a specific function – Ex. Blood, muscle/


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Intro to Biology What is Biology? The scientific study of all life forms.

LIVING THINGS Have cells Need energy Respond to the environment Reproduce and develop Unifying Themes of Biology All organisms share certain characteristics All levels of life have systems of related parts Structure and function are related in biology Organisms must maintain homeostasis to survive in diverse environments Evolution explains the unity and diversity of life Levels of organization Cells- the basic unit of life Tissues Organs Organ Systems Organism Population Community Ecosystem Biome Biosphere


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Review for Test Wednesday, November 18. Words to know Biomass – amount of biological material that comes from living things Food chain – shows the flow.

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Levels of Organization Project Honors Biology. Description of Project Format: book (layered or regular) Titles required: Project must be titled on cover.

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Biological classification & binomial nomenclature.

: No one button can be placed in more than one category DISCUSSION What were your categories? How do they compare with other groups? Same number of categories? BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION Look at figure 3.6 on page 76 How are organisms categorized?? Which level has the most different types of organisms? Which level has the least number of organisms and the least diversity? How many organisms belong to the order Carnivora? How/


1. 2 Sylvia S. Mader Concepts of Biology © Zanichelli editore, 2012 Immagini e concetti della biologia Sylvia S. Mader.

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Living Mysteries Creatures of the Earth. Scientific or Biological Classification 1 This is how biologists group and categorize extinct and living species.

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1 Study of Biology copyright cmassengale. 2 What is Biology? Biology is the study of all living things (called organisms). Organisms include bacteria,

like temperature, water, food, pain, etc. copyright cmassengale 13 8. Living Things Evolve Groups of living things change over time in order to survive changing environments. changing environments. copyright cmassengale 14 B. Life is Organized on Several Levels copyright cmassengale 15 Levels of matter and life on Earth AtomsMoleculesOrganelles Cells – life starts here TissuesOrgans Organ Systems Organism copyright cmassengale 16 Levels of matter and life copyright cmassengale 17 copyright cmassengale


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