Characteristics of Living Things

  1. Give examples of cellular organization.
    • Different blood, skin.
    • Unicellular (1)- bacteria 
    • Bicellular (2+)- plant/animals 
    • Tissues ~organs ~organ system ~organism
  2. Give examples of reproduction.
    • Offspring
    • Sexual Reproduction (2)- Different/unique, DNA
    • Asexual Reporduction (1)- Identical to parent (offspring is)
  3. Give examples of metabolism.
    • Use of nutrients
    • Photosynthesis (chlorophyll)- plant
    • cellular respiration (mitochondria)- animal
  4. Give examples of homeostasis.
    • *homeo means same.
    • *stasis means slowing down, stopping.
    •    Maintain stable conditions 
    •    (Sweat- cool, Goosebumps- warm)- to keep temperature at 98.6 or 98.7.
  5. Give examples of heredity.
    • DNA
    • Genes passed down from parent to offspring 
    • Genes~ chromosomes~ DNA
    • Dominant or recessive
  6. Give examples of response to stimuli.
    • Touch hot- pull hand away
    • roots going to water
  7. Give examples of growth and development.
    • Growth 
    •    Get bigger
    •    Add cells

    • Devlopment
    •    Metamorphosis    
    •    Butterfly
    •    Change voice
    •    Puberty
  8. Give examples of adaption through evolution.
    • Survival of the fittest (best traits for the area)
    • Natural selection
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Characteristics of Living Things
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