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Characteristics of Living things

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Characteristics of Living things All living things have cells Basic unit of life Unicellular- made of only one cell Multicellular- made of 2 or more cells All ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Characteristics of Living things


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Characteristics of Living things
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All living things have cells
  • Basic unit of life
  • Unicellular- made of only one cell
  • Multicellular- made of 2 or more cells

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All living things have DNA inside of their cells
  • Provides instructions for making proteins
  • DNA is passed from parents to offspring
    (Heredity)
  • Also called the instructions for life

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Living things use energy
  • Take in energy from food/ sunlight
  • Metabolism
  • Ingestion digestion cellular respiration
    excretion

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Living things reproduce
  • All living things come from other living things
  • 2 Types
  • Sexual- requires 2 parents to produce offspring
  • Asexual- 1 parent to produce offspring

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Living things grow, develop and die
  • Grow get larger
  • Develop change in form (egg-tadpole-frog)
  • Life span/cycle from birth to death

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Living things sense and respond to changes
  • Change that affects an organism stimulus
  • Ex- Light gravity
  • Response- change caused by a stimulus
  • Ex-Chill bumps sweating

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HOMEOSTASIS
  • Maintain a stable internal environment
  • When you are sick you want to go home stay
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