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Introduction to Biology

Chapter 1.1 and 1.2
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Eric Friberg

on 9 September 2016

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Transcript of Introduction to Biology

Biology
Bio - Life
ology - the study of
Biology: the study of LIFE
Science
Latin
Biologist
Person who studies life
Life
study of
person
Physics
Chemistry
Astronomy
Geology
Life
Organism - a living thing
Made of Cells
Organized
(Order)
Cells
Tissues
Organs
Organ System
Organism
smallest unit of life
Groups of Cells working together
Groups of tissues working together
Groups of organs working together
Groups of Organ Systems working together
Grows and Develops
increase in mass or size
changes during lifetime
Reproduces
Asexual or Sexual
No sperm with egg
Simple cell division
Sperm and
Egg unite
Metabolism
Uses Energy
Responds
to Environment
Homeostasis
Maintaining a steady state
Adaptations
Changes in a population over time that allow an organism to survive in it's environment.
Latin
"to know"
Metabolism
** Not everyone eats to get their energy!

-Consider other kinds of waste
Carbon Dioxide for animals
Oxygen for plants
Gets Rid of Waste
Learning Targets
1. Define Biology.
2. Identify and begin to describe the characteristics of living organisms.
Summary:

1. Define Biology
2. Define Biologist
3. What does it mean to be alive.
4. List 3 characteristics of life
that you didn't know.

Bad Summary:
I learned about biology and biologists. There are 8 characteristics of life. Organisms are alive.
Learning Targets:

3. Form a conclusion from an evaluation of evidence, data, or observations.
I can....
Means "to know"
Scientific Explanations
A. Question
This is always given.
B. Claim
Answers the question.
Usually starts with Yes or No.
C. Evidence
Specific information from graph, data table, or observations that support your claim.
D. Reasoning
Explains the BIOLOGY that connects evidence and claim. Comes from notes packet and brain.
Summary
Practice writing a scientific explanation
Question: Does checking your cell phone during class
affect your grade?
Claim:

Evidence:

Reasoning:
Living or Not?
The organisms must have ALL 8 characteristics of life to be considered alive.
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