characteristics of life

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characteristics of life

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characteristics of life
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1.1 maintain a stable internal enviorment
1.1.1 known as homeostasis such as regulation of body temperature or blood glucose levels
2 4
2.1 obtains materials for energy
2.1.1 by capturing sunlight for the process of photosynthesis
2.1.2 to fuel chemical reactions which creates one metabolism
3 3
3.1 genetic code
3.1.1 which means organisms resemble parents because DNA passes from parents to offspring
4 2
4.1 grow
4.1.1 which means to increase in size or number of cells
4.2 reproduce
4.2.1 which may be sexual consisting of two parents
4.2.2 which may be asexual consisting of one parent
5 1
5.1 made up of cells
5.1.1 which are basic units of life which may be multicellular such as plants and animals which may be unicellular such as bacteria
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6.1 envolve
6.1.1 which means to adapt over time such as cacti which have adapted to dry conditions found in the desert
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7.1 being highly organized
7.1.1 such as cells-->tissuse-->organs--> organs systems-->organisms
8 6
8.1 evolve
8.1.1 due to changes in the enviorment such as changes in light, temperature, or water
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