Characterisitcs of Life

Characterisitcs of Life - Living You can perform all of the...

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The Scientific Rules for being considered Living
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O – Organized by Cells If you are living you are made of one or more cells.
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R – Responds to Stimuli If you are living you have to react to the outside world
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D – Develop and Grow If you are living you have to get bigger and develop into a more complex being
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E – Energy /Eat If you are a living animal you get your energy from eating If you are a living plant you make your energy from a process called photosynthesis
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R – Reproduce If you are living you have to be able to make copies of yourself
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+A – Adapt to Environment If you are living you must be able to change to the outside world
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ORDER +A To be living you must be able to do all of these things by yourself. If you don’t do all those things you are not alive according to science. Are the following things ALIVE:
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Living vs. Non-Living
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Unformatted text preview: Living You can perform all of the activities of ORDER +A at the current time. Non-Living Dead you were once able to perform all the activities of ORDER+A but can not now. Man-Made you were made by man and could never do ORDER+A. Never Alive you were made by nature and could never do ORDER+A All living things Need Shelter a place to live Food whether they eat or make it themselves Water H2O without hydration you will die Air O2 whether you breath or get it out of water you will die without it. This powerpoint was kindly donated to www.worldofteaching.com http://www.worldofteaching.com Is home to over a thousand powerpoints submitted by teachers. This a free site. Please visit and I hope it will help in your teaching...
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course BIOLOGY 100 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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