15 May 2008Biology Class Notes

15 May 2008Biology Class Notes - 15 May 2008 I. Biologists...

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15 May 2008 I. Biologists Study Living Things. II. There is a hierarchy of organization in the natural world. A. Subatomic B. Atomic C. Molecular D. Organelles E. Cells F. Tissues – Collections of cells that usually have similar functions. G. Organs – Collection of tissues H. Organ Systems –Collection of organs, tissues I. Organisms J. Populations K. Communities L. Ecosystems –All the life that lives in an area. M. Biosphere III. At some level between molecules and organelles/cells we find living things. IV. Living things posses’ six characteristics not found together in non-living things. 1. Order; living things are highly organized 2. Reproduction: The ability of living things to reproduce is present at the cellular and sub-cellular level and makes use of a genetic code. 3. Growth and Development: Living things incorporate and organize new material. 4. Energy Use: Living things transform and use energy. 5.
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This note was uploaded on 07/13/2008 for the course BIOLOGY BSC 1005 taught by Professor Wallis during the Summer '08 term at Saint Petersburg.

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15 May 2008Biology Class Notes - 15 May 2008 I. Biologists...

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