regents biology 2007-2008 properties of life what characteristics do living creatures have in...
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Slide 2 Regents Biology 2007-2008 Properties of Life What characteristics do living creatures have in common? Slide 3 Regents Biology carbohydratesproteins Living creatures are ORGANIZED All made of the same collection of chemicals, but we are organized as molecules proteins, fats, carbohydrates, nucleic acids DNA Slide 4 Regents Biology Living creatures are ORGANIZED All made of the same collection of chemicals, but we are organized as organelles & cells plant cells & animal cells animal cell plant cell Slide 5 Regents Biology Living creatures are ORGANIZED All made of the same collection of chemicals, but we are organized as organs & organ systems respiratory, circulatory, digestive, etc. Slide 6 Regents Biology Living creatures RESPOND Respond to internal changes Homeostasis maintaining balanced conditions inside the body Respond to external changes Slide 7 Regents Biology Living creatures use ENERGY mitochondria Metabolism all the reactions your body performs to make & use energy eating & digestion & elimination of waste synthesis = building cellular respiration = making energy Slide 8 Regents Biology Living creatures GROW & DEVELOP Change over an individuals life time get bigger mature so they can reproduce Slide 9 Regents Biology Living creatures REPRODUCE Make the next generation Slide 10 Regents Biology 2007-2008 Dont be a Dodo Ask Questions!!