Biology: Chepter 1

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11alhillyer
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Biology: Chepter 1
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2011-09-15 10:28:15
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Freshman Biology
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bio basics
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  1. Biology is....
    • Posing questions about the world and getting scienc-y answers- The Scientific Study of
    • life
  2. Evolution is......
    • A process of change in the life forms on earth, making them better adapted to
    • their enironment
  3. Emergent Properties
    novel properties that are not present in a previous biological system, more complex
  4. Reductionism
    reducing complex systems to simpler components that are easier to study
  5. Systems of Biology
    • Attempting to model the behavior of entire systems by
    • studying smaller parts- helps predict outcome's
  6. Bio System:: THE BIOSPHERE
    all life on earth...
  7. Bio System:: ECOSYSTEMS
    • grasslands, deserts, oceans, or forests- all living
    • things in a particular area with similar environments
  8. Bio Systems:: COMMUNITIES
    all the organisms in an ecosystem
  9. Bio System:: POPULATION
    • all the indiviguals of a species living in one
    • community
  10. Bio Systems:: ORGAMISMS
    indivigual living things
  11. Bio Systems:: ORGANS AND ORGAN SYSTEMS
    the systems of organs/organelles that keep a plant or animsl alive

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