What are the seven properties of life?

7 Properties of Life

  • Order - All characteristics are a result of an organisms ordered structure
  • Reproduction- Organisms will reproduce their own kind; life comes from life
  • Growth & Development - DNA directs the pattern of growth and development, producing an organism that is characteristic of its species
  • Energy Utilization - Organisms take in energy though various methods and make it usable
  • Response to the Environment - Organisms will respond to stimuli
  • Homeostasis - An organisms internal environment is regulated by mechanisms to cope with an imbalance
  • Evolutionary Adaption - Organisms will evolve due to changes in environment and interaction with other organisms