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Living Things

living things

What do living things NEED to stay alive? Food, air, water, and proper temperature
carbon dioxide A gas in the air plants need this to make their own food
food Provides organisms with energy animals take in food from the outside plants make their own food
air Mixture of oxygen and carbon dioxide
environment The surroundings of living things that provides organisms with all the things they need to stay alive. Made up of living and non living things
organism any living thing
movement Going from one place to another
reproduction Producing new plants or animals
sensitivity How things react and respond to what is happening around them
nutrition Taking in food
excretion getting rid of waste substances
respiration making energy to keep you active
growth cells multiplying and growing
7 Characteristics of Life Movement, Reproduction, Sensitivity, Nutrition, Excretion, Respiration, and Growth
respond to act or do something because of a change in the environment
stimulus a change in environment that makes a living thing respond
protozoa microscopic animals
paramecium one of the protozoa shaped like a slipper
ameba protozoa that does not have a definite shape
cells basic unit of all living things
stomates little tiny openings in plants leaves that allows them to take in oxygen
anaerobic living things that don’t need air
aerobic Living things that need air
producers organisms that make the food that other organisms depend on. Algae- plants that are the main producers in lakes,oceans and pools.
Algae plants that are the main producers in lakes,oceans and pools.
consumers living things that search for their own food
carnivore living things that only eat meat
herbivore living things that eat only plant
omnivore living things that eat both plants and meat
Created by: Mrs Lyons