Bio10 - Biology 10: General Biology Lecture 1 Intro /...

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Biology 10: General Biology Lecture 1 – Intro / Scientific Method BIOLOGY Bio = Logos = What is LIFE ? Quality distinguishing vital functioning interacting beings from those which are not 6 Characteristics Attributed to Life:  Living Things : 1. Are ORDERED / ORGANIZED : Levels of LIFE”S Organization : Atoms Molecules Organelle        Cell (smallest unit of life)        Tissue Organ Organism    2. REQUIRE  ENERGY: Energy required to :  Two primary sources:  a. Photosynthesis : photo = synthesis = b. Metabolism : Rate of: 3. Maintain HOMEOSTASIS : Homeos = Stasis = Optimal function relies on a : Body Temp. ; 97 – 99.5 ° F Blood Pressure : 120/80 (resting) Blood Acidity : pH 7.35-7.45 Glucose : 75-110 mg/dl 4. LIVING THINGS RESPOND 1 Living Non-Living
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Interact with: a. b. 5. Pass on “blueprints of : • Molecular “Blueprints”: 6. ADAPTATIONS Modifications allowing organisms to be more :
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