Life is organized at different levels

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Life is organized at different levels.   chemical --- cellular --- tissues --- organs ---organ systems ---organisms --- population  --- community --- ecosystem --- biome ---biosphere At every level of life's hierarchy, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. “Emergent properties” - special features or properties that result from a system's 
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Unformatted text preview: particular organization, do not exist without the organization Emergent Properties that Define Life: A. organisms are highly structured (lower entropy) B. organisms can take in, transform, and use energy C. organisms respond to stimuli D. organisms grow and develop E. organisms reproduce F. organisms evolve...
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course BIOLOGY bi 101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery.

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