Introduction to Life Sciences

Properties of Life

Chapter 1 of Biology Today and Tomorrow (pages attached) highlights three main characteristics of living organisms. From the list below, select TWO items that you consider to be alive, and two others that you do not consider to be alive. Apply the properties of living organisms from the textbook to justify your classification for each of the items you selected.

Choose From:

·  Tulip

·  Mushroom

·  You

·  Virus

·  Rock

·  Car

·  Copy machine

·  Polar bear

·  Pencil

·  Computer

Assignment should be 500 words in length and APA style, 12 pt, double spaced, times new roman.