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Bio 135 notes - Bio 153 notes 1. Describe characteristics...

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Bio 153 notes 1. Describe characteristics of life are composed of cells are complex and ordered respond to their environment can grow and reproduce obtain and use energy maintain internal balance allow for evolutionary adaptation 2. Describe levels of organization in living things Atoms- the very beginning Molecules Organelles Cells Tissues to organs to organ systems to organism Population to species to community to ecosystem Emergent properties: new properties at one level that are not seen in the previous 3. Explain how reductionism / modeling are used in science reductionism - to break a complex process or question down to its simpler parts models – to simulate phenomena that are difficult to study directly 4. Give an example of formal scientific inquiry 1. Scientific theory: 1.1. Is a body of interconnected concepts 1.2. Is supported by much experimental evidence and scientific reasoning 5. Outline unifying themes in biology 1. Evolution: modification of a species over generation
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