Science – What is Life?
*If you were to ask someone “What is life?” it would likely be a very difficult question to answer period it seems like a simple idea when you first think of it but once you get into the details you realize that there must be a lot to consider there. What characteristics define a life? today we’re going to brainstorm a little bit about this and see if we can come up with some rules to live by as to what defines what life is. Use the chart below to record your findings.
We will brainstorm what is life in small groups and then come together to discuss what criteria must be met for a thing to be considered “living”. Then we will watch a video on paramecium and see if they make the cut.
Then fill out your forms, make up your own definition of life.
Here is the video on paramecium