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Concepts & Methods in Biology Chapter 1
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Biology Scientific study of life Lays the foundation for asking basic questions about life and the natural world
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Why Study Biology? To learn how organisms are constructed, how they function, where they live, and what they do To help you develop, modify, and refine your ideas about life
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What Is Life? Capacity to grow, reproduce, and develop Made of one or more cells Tendency to evolve Lifespan Sense and respond to the environment receptors Capture and use of energy and raw materials Metabolism – sum of all cellular reactions Homeostasis
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Basic Unit of Life - The Cell Characteristics of life emerge at the level of cells A cell is the smallest unit having the capacity to live and reproduce
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Cell Tissue Organ Organ system Multicelled Organism Population Community Ecosystem Biosphere Where is the rest of fig 1.5? What about
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