Charac of life w vocab #2

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Charac of life w vocab #2

  1. 1. Intro to biology Characteristics of Life and Vocabulary
  2. 2. Characteristics of LifeAll Living things posses these 8 traits
  3. 3. Are Made of Cells
  4. 4. Reproduce Asexual - Splitting of cells -same old, same old - offsprings are clones Sexual – Joining of cells (Genetic differences)
  5. 5. DNA Are based on a universal genetic code DNA dexoyribonucleic acid Traits passed from generation to generation.
  6. 6. Develop and Grow Grow = producing more cells Develop = change->metamorphism  differentiation
  7. 7. Obtain and use Energy Autotrophs (producers) (self) (feed) -----> photosynthesis Heterotrophs (consumers) (other) (feed) Metabolism = sum of all chemical reactions
  8. 8. Respond to their environment Stimulus – a signal to which an organism respondsBiotic – livingAbiotic - not living
  9. 9. Homeostasis (steady) (state)=Maintain an Internal Balance
  10. 10. As a group Evolution (Change over time) Adaptation trait that makes an organism better suited to survive in their environment Evolve population changes over many years

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