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1. Requirement for food and energy 2. Growth 3. Reproduction 4. Response to stimuli 5. Homeostasis 6. Organized (cells)
Characteristics of life
the science of naming, classifying, and organizing all living things into groups based on similarity.
What is the taxonomical hierarchy's categories?
the process of converting solar energy into chemical energy requies pigment chlorophylll
Echinodermata-starfish/sand dollars Arthropoda-insects, spiders, and crabs Mollusca- snails, octopus, and squid Chordata-humans, frogs, birds
Name 4 animal phylums
Chondrichthyes-sharks, aves-birds, reptiles- snakes and lizards amphibians-frogs and salamanders mammels- humans, elephants, and seals
Phylum Chordata 8 classes give 5
Cetacia- Whales and dolphins Carnivora-Dogs, Cats and birds Rodentia-Rats, mice, and squirrels Chiroptera - Bats Primates - Monkey's, Apes and Humans
each class is divided into a distinct group of orders (class of mammalia-11 give 5))
Atelidae-Howler Monkeys, Hominiade-Apes and Humans
each order is divided into families(primate into 13 distinct families -2)
Humans belong in the genus homo
Family is then divided up into Genera (debate on number of hominidae family who belongs herE?)
all organisms that interact with other organisms in their environment and also organisms interact with there environment
the cycling of key nutrients between the biotic and abiotic components of an ecosystem
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