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Gettenberg - Biology - Chapter 1 Section 1

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Biology ch 1 sec 1 ppt from Mcdougall Littel Bio book

Biology ch 1 sec 1 ppt from Mcdougall Littel Bio book

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  • 1. 1.1 The Study of Life KEY CONCEPT Biology is the study of all forms of life.
  • 2. 1.1 The Study of Life Earth is home to an incredible diversity of life. • The biosphere includes all living things and all the places they are found. biosphere = everywhere life exists
  • 3. 1.1 The Study of Life Earth is home to an incredible diversity of life. • Every part of the biosphere is connected with every other part. • The biosphere includes many environments. – land environments
  • 4. 1.1 The Study of Life • The biosphere includes many environments. – saltwater and freshwater environments Tidepool Estuary – portions of the atmosphere
  • 5. 1.1 The Study of Life • Biodiversity is the variety of life. – Biodiversity generally increases from the poles to the equator. – Biodiversity is greater in areas with consistently warm temperatures. Biodiversity is greater closer to the equator.
  • 6. 1.1 The Study of Life • A species is one particular type of living thing. – Members of a species can interbreed to reproduce. – There are about 2 million different living species have been identified.
  • 7. 1.1 The Study of Life All organisms share certain characteristics. • Biology is the scientific study of all forms of life.
  • 8. 1.1 The Study of Life • An organism is any individual living thing. – All are made of one or more cells.
  • 9. 1.1 The Study of Life • An organism is any individual living thing. – – – – All are made of one or more cells. All need energy for metabolism. All respond to their environment. All have DNA that they pass on to offspring.
  • 10. 1.1 The Study of Life • An organism is any individual living thing. – – – – All are made of one or more cells. All need energy for metabolism. All respond to their environment. All have DNA that they pass on to offspring.

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