Characteristics of Life

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Characteristics of Life

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Characteristics of Life
1 Made of cells
1.1 which are
1.1.1 basic unit of life which may be multicellular such as plants and animals which may be unicellular such as bacteria
2 grow
2.1 which means
2.1.1 increase in size or number of cells
2.2 reproduce
2.2.1 which may be sexual consisting of two parents
2.2.2 which may be asexual consisting of one parent
3 genetic code
3.1 which means
3.1.1 organisms resemble parents because DNA passes from parent to offspring
4 obtains material for energy
4.1 to fuel
4.1.1 metabolism which creates ones chemical reaction
4.2 by
4.2.1 change in light, temperature, or water
4.2.2 capturing sunlight for the process of photosynthesis
5 maintain a stable internal enviorment
5.1 known as
5.1.1 homeostasis such as regulation of body temperature or blood glucose level
6 respond to stimuli
6.1 due to
6.1.1 change in the enviorment such as consuming plants and animals
7 being highly organied
7.1 such as
7.1.1 cells-->tissue-->organs-->organ systems-->organism
8 evolve
8.1 which means
8.1.1 to adapt over time such as cacti which have adapt to dry conditions found in the desert
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