Introduction To Biology Today
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Is the scientific study of life.
All living things display... (7 things)
- growth and development
- energy utilization
- responce to the environment
Includes all environments on earth that suports life.
Living and non-livingthings in an environment.
(Air, Water, Plants, Animals)
All living things in an environment.
An individual living thing.
A group of similar cells preforming a specific function.
Smallest unit of life that can display all charactoristics of life.
Functional componets of cells.
Clusters of atoms
Smallest unit of matter that retains the properties of an element.
Simple and small with no organells.
large, complex, contains organells.
(plants and animals)
Nucleus is the largeswt organel in this cell.
Are the units of inheritance that transmits information from parents to offspring.
What are the four letters in DNA
A, G, C, T
The book of genetic instructions that an organism inherits.
3 Domains of life
- Bacteria -> prokaryotic cells
- Archaea ->prokaryotic cells
- Eukara -> plant, fungi animilia protists (single cell)
What are the two main points in Darwin's book?
- Descents with modifications
- Natural selection
over population and competition (100 eggs layed by one femail)
individual variation (hair, skin, eyes)
Selective breeding of domesticated plants and animals by humans.
Strongest and fittest survive to breed.
varifiable observations and mesurments.
Hypothesis driven science
The key elements of the scientific method.
Much broader in scoope then a hypothesis.
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