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12.01 Coordinate, react, respond?

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  • 12.01 Coordinate, react, respond?<p style="padding-left: 30px;"><em><span style="font-size: 16px;">It is a beautiful summer day in Colorado, and you are out enjoying the mountains, or an open space area near where you live. You feel something on your leg, and look down to see a huge horse fly there, getting ready to bite! You move and the fly goes away.</span></em></p> <p style="padding-left: 30px;"><em><span style="font-size: 16px;">How did you know the fly was there? How did you coordinate all of your cells to react and respond to his presence?</span></em></p> <p><span style="font-size: 16px;">What comes to mind when you hear the words <em>coordinate</em>, <em>react</em>, <em>respond</em>? Give specific examples of these words in your discussion below.</span></p>