Exploring Life
  1. What is meant by the concept of emergent properties of life?
  2. What characteristics are usually used to describe something that is alive?
  3. Name the major levels of the taxonomic and organizational hierarchies of life. (i.e. where do  levels such as Kingdom or Genus fit into the taxonomic scheme and where do levels such as cell or organism fit into the organizational scheme?)
  4. What do we mean by evolution?  How does natural selection result in evolution?
  5. What do we mean by the following statements?
  6. How does science operate?