1.1 The Characteristics of Life
What do you mean by Biology?
The study of life
What are the characteristics of life?
Organized from the atom to the biosphere
Use materials and energy from the environment
Maintain a rela
2.1 From Atoms to Molecules
1. Element: are the basic building blocks of matter that cannot be broken down by chemical
2. Atom: are the smallest units of an element that retain the elements physical and chemical
properties. These bond toge
3.1 What is a cell?
What is the cell theory?
A cell is the basic unit of life
All living things are made up of cells
New cells arise from preexisting cells
3.2 How Cells Are Organized?
Consider the cell surface-area-to-volume ratio:
4.1 Types of Tissues
What is a tissue?
Composition of specialized cells of the same type that perform a common function in the body
Know the names of four types of tissues
What are the functions