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Ch 1 - Biology in the 21st Century

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Dave Myers

on 17 September 2013

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Transcript of Ch 1 - Biology in the 21st Century

Chapter 1: Biology in the 21st Century
Conclusion
Section 1.1
Biology is the study of all forms of life.

All are made of one or more cells.

An organism is any individual living thing.

Biology is the scientific study of all forms of life.

All organisms share certain characteristics.

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.

Biodiversity is greater closer to the equator.

Biodiversity is the variety of life.

Biodiversity generally increases from the poles to the equator.
Biodiversity is greater in areas with consistently warm temperatures.

Every part of the biosphere is connected with every other part.
The biosphere includes many environments.
land environments

Earth is home to an incredible diversity of life.

biosphere = everywhere life exists

The biosphere includes all living things and all the places they are found.

Earth is home to an incredible diversity of life.

All respond to their environment.
All have DNA that they pass on to offspring.

All are made of one or more cells.

An organism is any individual living thing.

All need energy for metabolism.

Estuary

Tidepool

portions of the atmosphere

saltwater and freshwater environments

The biosphere includes many environments.
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