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Why Study Biology? Offers better understanding of ourselves and our planet Genetically modified crops Global warming/ environmental change Air and water pollution AIDS/Cancer Cloning Stem cell research Nutrition/Obesity Infectious Diseases Medical Advances Population Explosion Etc., Etc., Etc.
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Living vs. Nonliving Comprised of the same chemical elements (C, H, O, P, N, S) Obey the same physical and chemical laws
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Living Things are Highly Living Things are Highly Organized and Complex Organized and Complex - Hierarchical Scheme - - Hierarchical Scheme - - Emergent Properties - - Emergent Properties - - The cell is the smallest, most basic unit of all life - The cell is the smallest, most basic unit of all life
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Levels of Biological Organization Biosphere Regions of the earth’s waters, crust, and atmosphere in which organisms can exist Ecosystem Community and its physical environment Community Populations of all species occupying the same area
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