As you complete your weekly reading, answer the questions below. Please review the following writing guidelines prior to answering the questions: Remember to respond to the questions using your own words.
Do NOT copy responses from the textbook, internet or other resources. This is plagiarism, which is illegal, and may result in a failing grade. You MUST paraphrase information in your own words and not transfer word-for-word. For information on how to avoid plagiarism, please visit the Writing Center in the Student Success CenterPart 1: Life begins at the level of a cell. Some organisms only consist of one cell, and others are composed of multiple cells that are further organized. After reading pages 4 – 5 in your textbook, list an example of each of the following levels of organization that come together to make up life. 25 points A molecule
A molecule is atoms chemically bonded together. 5 points
A cell is a bunch of molecules formed together.5 points
Cells formed together that have specialized function, like a muscles cells special function is making it move.5 points An organ
An organ is many tissues organized together to carry out a function, like the heart pumps blood to the body and the brain tells everything in the body what to do. 5 points An organ system
An organ system is a set of organs and tissues that work together collectively that make the body work the way it should. Like the brain and nerves in our body.5 points (See next page for part 2)
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Part 2: All living organisms need energy and nutrients to grow, respond, and reproduce. After reading pages 6 – 7 in your textbook, what is the difference between a producer and a consumer? 5 points Answer:
The difference between a producer and consumer is that a producer creates its own food and a consumer must feed off of others.Part 3: Based upon the characteristics of the cells that compose an organism, life can...
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