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Organization of Living Things

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Organization of Life
Atoms→molecules→cells→tissues→organs→systems→organisms→populations→communities→ecosystems→biomes→biosphere
Cell
basic unit of life
Tissue
groups of cells that perform a similar funtion
Organs
groups of tissues that perform a similar function
System
a group of organs working together as one unit
Organism
Living thing
Population
group of the same type of organisms living together in an area
Community
living part of an ecosystem ; all the different organisms that live in an area
Ecosystem
all the living and non-living things that interact with each other in their environment
Biome
type of region with a distinct climate, major plant type and other organisms adapted to living in the region
Biosphere
all the regions on the Earth's surface and teh layer of air above.
Types of Tissue
muscle, connective, nerve and epithelial
Digestive System
helps our body use the food we eat
Respiratory
supplies oxygen to somatocytes and gets rid of carbon dioxide
Integumentary
protects the body a.k.a the skin
Muscular
allows our body to move
Circulatory or Cardiovascular
Transports food, oxygen, and wastes throught the body.
Skeletal
provides our body's framework giving us shape and support
Nervous
carries messages throughout the body to and from the brain and spinal cord
Endocrine
helps our body function properly and produces hormones
Excretory
allows our body to eliminate wastes
Reproductive
produces sperm in males and egg cels in females, allows for the continuation of a species
Immune
helps the body fight diseases
Nutrients our body needs
minerals-calcium and phosphorus, Vitamin D and flourides