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What are the 8 characteristics of life?
2. Made of cells
8. Have DNA
Combination of chemical reactions through which an organism builds up or breaks down materials.
Single cell or multi-celled organisms
Have a nucleus
Example(s): any cell other than a bacteria cell - blood cell, paramecium, amoeba, plant cell, bone cell.
Molecule in which organisms store the complex information they need to live, grow, and reproduce.
Change occurs in organisms because of genetic _______________________ (changes in DNA) which can make them more or less adapted to the environment.
A regulatory process in which an organism regulates its internal environment. Maintaining stable internal conditions by regulating water, temperature, salt, sugar, etc.
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