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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.
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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
Reproduction
7th Characteristic of Life
Biological evolution

the change over time of living organisms