Characteristics of life

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Characteristics of life

  1. 1. Characteristics of Life
  2. 2. 7 Characteristics all Living Things Share <ul><li>Made of cells </li></ul><ul><li>Go through metabolism </li></ul><ul><li>Go through Growth and Development </li></ul><ul><li>Reproduce </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain Homeostasis </li></ul><ul><li>Evolve </li></ul><ul><li>Are interdependent </li></ul>
  3. 3. All Living tHings Are Composed Of: 1.)
  4. 4. Cells
  5. 5. UniCellular
  6. 6. MultiCellular
  7. 7. 2). All living things use energy
  8. 8. Metabolism
  9. 9. The sum of all reactions that take in and transform energy from the environment Needed to obtain and use energy to grow, function, move and process information
  10. 10. 3). Maintain Homeostasis
  11. 11. Stable Interior Conditions
  12. 13. Even though exterior conditions are changing
  13. 14. 4). Go through the Process of Growth and Development
  14. 15. Development
  15. 16. cell Division
  16. 17. 5). REPRODUCTION
  17. 19. Asexual
  18. 21. Benefits/disadvantages <ul><li>No mate available </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot (as a species) adapt </li></ul>
  19. 22. Sexual - a new genetic combination
  20. 23. Not essential for survival of an organism
  21. 24. essential for the survival of a species
  22. 25. 6). Change over time (evolution)
  23. 26. Change in the inherited characteristics of species over generations Species = group of genetically similar Organisms
  24. 28. 7. Interdependent <ul><li>Organisms in a biological community live and interact with each other </li></ul><ul><li>Organisms are dependent on their environment and one another </li></ul>
  25. 29. Interdependent
  26. 30. Autotroph
  27. 31. Heterotroph

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