1: List features that distinguish living organisms from nonliving matter
7 Properties of Life
See bottom of pages 4-5
1: Describe the levels of organization in the living world
Put these in order from the smallest to the largest level of organization in the living world:
See page 5
1: Define the concept of homeostasis.
What does “homeostasis” mean:
Explain how homeostasis is dependent on negative feedback (and provide an example of this):
See pages 7 & 8
1: Describe the components and processes important in studying ecosystems.
Look at the figure on page 6 of your textbook. Explain what happens to each of these in an ecosystem:
What are producers and what role do producers play in an ecosystem?
1: Define the term taxonomy and describe the various methods used to classify organisms.
1: List the defining characteristics of organisms classified under each Domain.
Compare Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic cells
Examples of organisms with these cells:
See page 9
Examples of organisms found in this domain:
See page 11
1: Explain why evolution is a key theme in