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Group of organisms of same species in given location

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Unformatted text preview: Atom molecule/ionic compound organelles cells tissue organ organ system organisms population community ecosystems biosphere What is a population? Group of organisms of SAME species in given location What is community? Different populations of different species What is ecosystem? All communities interact with inorganic things What drives evolution? Change What are emergent properties? Arrangement and interaction of parts within a system. Caracterize nonbiological entities, whole is greater than sum of parts What is reductionism? Reduction of complex systems to simpler components that are more manageable to study What does systems biology consrust? Models for the behavior of whole biological systems What two major processes take place in an ecosystem? Cycling of nutrients and flow of energy What is energy’s waste product? Heat How can energy be stored? Light, chemical, kinetic, thermal What is the cell? Lowest level of organization that can perform all activities required for life Smallest subunit of life All living things are formed of...
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