Levels Of Organization

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Levels Of Organization

  1. 1. Levels of Organization
  2. 2. Why do we need to learn about levels of organization? <ul><li>Helps us to understand how our world fits together </li></ul><ul><li>Helps us to organize the structures of living systems and how they all work together </li></ul>
  3. 3. Organelles <ul><li>“ little organs” </li></ul><ul><li>These are various small structures inside of the cell that perform specific functions </li></ul><ul><li>Examples include mitochondria, nucleus, and Golgi body </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Cell </li></ul><ul><li>Basic unit of structure & function in life </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Tissue </li></ul><ul><li>A group of the same kind of cells working </li></ul><ul><li>together. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Organs </li></ul><ul><li>Tissues that work together </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Organ Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Organs that work together. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Organism </li></ul><ul><li>Entire living things (organisms) </li></ul><ul><li>Usually made of systems but may be a single cell. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Population </li></ul><ul><li>Same type of organism living together. </li></ul><ul><li>This term is often used to describe the size of a group of organisms. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><li>Several populations living together </li></ul><ul><li>and interacting in some way. </li></ul>A community of Zebra, Wildebeest, Gazelle, and Lion populations in the Serengeti of Africa
  11. 11. <ul><li>Ecosystem </li></ul><ul><li>All of the communities in an area and the abiotic factors that affect them </li></ul>

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