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What are the shared characteristics of life?

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11/03/2010

Theme #1 - Cells

All living things are composed of one or more cells.

Theme#2 - Organization

Complex organization patterns are found in all living organisms.

Theme#3 - Energy Use

All organisms use energy.

Theme#4 - Homeostasis

All organisms have stable internal conditions which must be maintained in order to remain alive.

Theme#5 - Growth

All organisms grow and change.

Theme#6 - Reproduction

All organisms reproduce in order to continue the species' life.


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