Characteristics of Life

Understanding the Definition of LIFE

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Lesson 1: 

August 20-21

Question(s): What is the definition of Life? What makes something living vs. non-living?

Characteristics of Life

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Amoeba Sisters: Levels of Organization

Amoeba Sisters: Characteristics of Life

Lesson 2: 

4 Major Macromolecules

Question(s): What macromolecules make up living organisms? How do organisms obtain and use energy?

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Crash Course: Biomolecules

Amoeba Sisters: Macromolecules

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 Properties of Water

Lesson 3: 

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Can You Picture It?

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Crash Course: Liquid Awesome

TedEd: Polarity of Water

Ameoba Sisters: Properties of Water

Why is water important?

Lesson 4: 

 Climate & Radiation

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