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What is Order?

Living things are highly organized in order in function.

Analyzing order in organisms gives us clues about its functions.

Structure and Function are related to all levels of hierarchy


What is reproduction?

Organisms reproduce their own kind

Life uses DNA as inheritable information


What is Growth and Development

Organisms must grow in size and complexity

Life grows by internal changes


What is energy utilisation?

—Organisms take in energy continually and transform it to do work.


what is stimuli

Organism must respond to stimuli and change in theenvironment and it may be fast or slow


what is it

Organisms must maintain tolerable conditions in their body so that outside enviornment's changes wont kill or harm them easily.


What is it

Organisms change over time to adapt well to their enviornment

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