B iology I s the S tudy of L ife. Living things, from simple cells to complex multicellular organisms, share common features and characteristics. C haracteristics of L ife. O rganization M etabolism A cquisition and U tilization of E nergy
The vast diversity of life forms on the planet have evolved to their present form from a common ancestor.
Nature selects successful organisms who survive to reproductive maturity, therefore, differential reproduction ensures survival of the fittest, best adapted species.
Living things are interactive through the transfer of energy and interconnected through cycles of matter.
-Decomposers recycle matter
-short range responses are mediated by the nervous system.
-long range responses are mediated by the endocrine system.
of life are a common theme in both
simple organisms and complex organisms, whether unicellular or multicellular, whether prokaryotic or eukaryotic.