Unit 1: The Chemistry of Life Animations   Study Guide

Chapter 1 Introduction: Themes in the Study of Life Review
  1. Biology is the scientific study of .
  2. All (most?) living organisms exhibit these properties:
    1. a high level of as organized in several hierarchical levels.
    2. capture from the environment, and to that environment.
    3. reproduce using the hereditary material (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
    4. grow and
    5. through a process called .
  3. The cell is the basic unit for life, and contains the hereditary material .
  4. is the branch of biology that names and classifies organisms according to a system of broader and broader groups, or .
  5. Biologists use various forms of to explore life.
    • In science, scientists describe some aspect of the world and use reasoning to draw general conclusions.
    • In science, scientists use reasoning to form a general hypothesis to explain specific details of the world; this is the method.
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