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How Do We Know Something is Living?

I) Write out and answer these questions using the websites provided:

http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Life/life.html

1) What are the characteristics of life? Draw the T-Chart from the smartboard and we will fill in together later.
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Life/life1.html


2) What is Life?
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Life/origins.html&edu=elem



3) What is the Biosphere? Describe Earth's Biosphere:
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Life/biosphere.html&edu=elem


4) What are (5) things life is made of?
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Life/biosphere.html&edu=elem


5) How do our genes make us who we are?
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Life/genetics_inheritance.html&edu=elem


6) In what ways do we classify things?
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Life/classification_intro.html&edu=elem


7) What is meant by "diversity" of living things?
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Life/classification_intro.html&edu=mid


8) Explain the evidence for evolution:
http://www.windows2universe.org/cool_stuff/tour_evolution_0.html&edu=elem


9) What is Astrobiology and how does it work?
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Life/astrobio_intro.html&edu=elem


10) List (2) Scientists who study life and what they do:
http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/Life/lifepeople.html&edu=elem


II) Use this site to write out and answer these questions:

http://biology.about.com/od/apforstudents/a/aa082105a.htm


1) What are the basic characteristics of all life as we know it?


2) What are the basic principals of Biology?



III) See what you have learned by playing this game:

http://reviewgamezone.com/game.php?id=58