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Postby brchs1 » Sun Aug 21, 2005 9:47 pm

ok i have to creat a imaginary animal for a school project. i also have to list the 7 aspects of life. i have no idea what they mean and i have looked everywhere! whats homeostasis i know it mean the ablility to have a stable internal enviroment, but i need examples.. whats cellular organization ( how is is organized what type of cells does it have) metabolism( how does the animal use and obtain energy and what does it eat) and heredity ( what characteristics did it get from its parents) any help i would like. remeber its supposed to be a imaginary animal so just lis exammples for my questions. also the animal i creatd is a mamal. thanks
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Postby MrMistery » Mon Aug 22, 2005 6:38 pm

Well it has to be pluricellular, with lots of types of cells(human has more than 150). Since it is immaginary, you can design it just like you want: a ferocious carnivore or as a mild herbivore. There are really no limits to what you can do. You can say it has pink eyes. It's really your choise
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Postby mith » Mon Aug 22, 2005 9:34 pm

describe a wookie
Living one day at a time;
Enjoying one moment at a time;
Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace;
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Postby DrHegemon » Mon Aug 22, 2005 11:29 pm

Cellular Organization - All organisms consist of one or more cells.

Order - All living things are highly ordered. Organisms are comprised of many different kinds of cells, with each containing many complex molecular structures.

Sensitivity - All organisms respond to stimuli. Such as plants growing toward a source of light or your pupils dilating when you walk into a dark room.

Growth, Development, and Reproduction - All organisms are capable of growing and reproducing. All possess hereditary molecules that are passed to their offspring, ensuring that the offspring are of the same species.

Energy Utilization - All organisms take in energy and use it to perform many kinds of work. For example, every muscle in your body is powered with the energy you obtain from the food you eat.

Evolutionary Adaptation - All organisms interact with other organisms and the environment in ways that influence survival, and as a consequence, organisms evolve adaptations to their environments.

Homeostasis - All organisms maintain relatively constant internal conditions, different from their environment.
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Postby GreenDog » Tue Aug 23, 2005 12:43 pm

I’ve been to a lecture by Koshland (The one who came up with the key-lock enzyme-substrate mechanism).

He listed pretty much the same things, the nice thing is that the first letters create the name PICERAS (goddess of life)

P(rogram), I(mprovisation), C(ompartmentalization), E(nergy), R(egeneration), A(daptability) and S(eclusion).
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Postby MrMistery » Tue Aug 23, 2005 5:51 pm

mithrilhack wrote:describe a wookie

What the heck is a wookie? Is it a famous immaginary creature like Coosie?
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Postby mith » Tue Aug 23, 2005 6:38 pm

You really need to watch star wars :D. A wookie looks kinda like a sasquatch.
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Postby iri_black » Wed Aug 24, 2005 1:43 pm

I knew what wookie is...but Coosie????
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Postby MrMistery » Wed Aug 24, 2005 8:08 pm

You need to watch more Dexter's laboratory. Cossie(scientifical name Koosalagupacup sp.) is Dee Dee's imaginary friend that actually exists
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Postby Poison » Thu Aug 25, 2005 2:40 pm

:shock: I'm forcing all of the cells of my brain to understand what you guys are talking about... Seems like I don't have much.... :?
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Postby MrMistery » Thu Aug 25, 2005 5:59 pm

Don't you have Cartoon Network in Turkey? Is it possible to live without Dexter's lab?
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Postby opuntia » Fri Aug 26, 2005 12:00 pm

I can imagine ....it would be really boring! :lol:
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