Biology: . The Study of Life. What Does A Biologist Do?. Biologist study the interactions of living things with other living things and their environments. Zoologist Botanist Ichthyologist Entomologist Ecologist. LIFE. The study of life ranges from very simple single celled organisms
The Study of Life
The study of life ranges from very simple single celled organisms
To extremely complex multi-cellular organisms!
All living things,
no matter how different they are from one another
share 8 common characteristics.
…are made up of units called cells.
…are based on a universal genetic code called DNA.
…grow and develop.
This occurs within an individual’s lifetime.
…obtain and use energy.
…respond to their environment.
…maintain a stable internal environment
in a process called homeostasis.
…evolve or change over time.
This occurs over many generations over a very long period of time.