For my entire life I have heard about large black cats being seen around the area. Locals call these cats “Black Panthers” and many claim to have seen or heard them in the local woods. How would a scientists investigate this claim? Is there information currently available? Could you design an experiment (or investigation) to find the truth?
Each particle on this person’s hand is ONE plant! Is this the smallest thing in the world?
Scientists generally consider life to follow seven basic rules;
- responsiveness to the environment;
- growth and change;
- ability to reproduce;
- have a metabolism and breathe;
- maintain homeostasis;
- being made of cells; and.
- passing traits onto offspring
Based on this, do you think viruses are living?
The name is not widely known but the disease it causes is. The name we use for this virus is very different. Comment back with the common name of the virus and the disease it causes. Also add comments about coronaviruses in general, there are 7 different disease causing coronaviruses.