Chapter 1 of the text highlights the nine properties of life. Briefly describe each of the nine properties and discuss how things like a virus, prion, and viroid can reproduce, but are not considered to be alive. Address the question: how can things like

Listed below are the 9 Characteristics of Life.  Assignment needs to be 300-500 words in length and in APA format.


1. Order 


2. Metabolism 


3. Motility 


4. Responsiveness 


5. Reproduction 


6. Development 


7. Heredity 


8. Evolution 


9. Adaptations