The study of life CH1 - The Scientific Study Of Life...

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The Scientific Study Of Life Chapter 1 Objectives Outline the universal characteristics of living things Describe the Scientific Classification System Outline the Scientific Method as a process Chapter 1 Page1 Biology is the study of _Life___ Living organisms have several properties and common characteristics Exhibit order Ability to reproduce Ability to ___Grow/Develop________ Utilization of energy ( metabolism) response to external environmental stimuli Ability to adapt Chapter 1 Page2 Living organisms have several properties and common characteristics con’t Maintenance of __homeostasis______ Homeostasis= __ the tendency of a system, esp. the physiological system of higher animals, to maintain internal stability, owing to the coordinated response of its parts to any situation or stimulus tending to disturb its normal condition or function. _____________________________________________________ Chapter 1 Page 3
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BSV 2010c taught by Professor Janewaterman,pamelathomas during the Spring '07 term at University of Central Florida.

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