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1: living systems

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mutlicellular made up of many cells that together work as an organism
what are systems often composed of? subsystems
system set of interacting parts considered to be part of a unique entity
boundary protection
open system inputs and outputs flow out of the system
closed system all of the inputs and outputs are contained within the system
isolated system limitations of either the inputs or the outputs
control manages input and output
feedback output that becomes input within the same system to form a loop
what are our body system levels? cells-tissues-organs
model smaller or larger scale representation of a larger system
physical model smaller or larger copy of an object
conceptual model diagram/flow chart
mathematical model equation or set of equations
simulation model often in form of a computer model, used to test variables and observe outcomes
emergent property individual parts dont have characteristics of the whole
geosphere solid features of eath's surface
hydrosphere earth's water
biosphere living things on earth
atmosphere where all air envelops earth's solid and liquid surface
ecosystem all living/nonliving things in a given area
input of a thermostat? temperature setting
output of a thermostat? regulation of heat/air
feedback of a thermostat? heat goes back to desired temperature
levels of organization of the biosphere -biome/biosphere -ecosystem -community -population -organism
homeostasis maintenance of constant internal conditions in an organism
Created by: 22tlawrence