Biology 7 characteristics Of life
Characteristics Common to all forms of life Characteristics Common to all forms of life 1 2.3. 4 5. 6. 7.
1st Characteristic of Life
Cell & Organization
* Example each cell can only perform the job associated with its specific function such as heart cells, brain cells etc.
2nd Characteristic of Life
Energy use and metabolism
To maintain their internal order, energy is needed by organisms. Energy is utilized in chemical reactions.
3rd Characteristic of Life
Response to environmental changes
responds to stimuli
4th Characteristic of Life
Regulation and homeostasis
ex. internal regulation of our body to maintain a stable environment
5th Characteristic of Life
Growth and development
all living things get larger and more complex throughout the organism's life
6th Characteristic of Life
7th Characteristic of Life
the change over time of living organisms