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Living Things

Living Things






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    • Characteristics of Living Things
    • Make a list of 5 different organisma
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    • Lets think about what it means to be alive! Characteristics must include ALL living things Living things MUST have all 7 characteristics
    • Characteristics of Living Things Cellular Organization Living things are made of one or more cells
    • Characteristics of Living Things
      • Reproduction-
      • Sexual – sex cells unite to form a new individual
      • -Asexual – One organism divides into 2 new
    • Did you know
      • A bristle cone pine can live 5500 years!!
    • Did you know
      • An adult mayfly has a life span of 24 hours!
      "Born. Eat. love. Die.“ -biography of Larry T. Mayfly
    • Did you know
      • Under ideal conditions bacteria can reproduce every 15 minutes!!
    • Characteristics of Living Things
      • Metabolism
      • Obtain and use energy to carry out life processes.
      • Autotrophs- make own food
      • Heterotrophs – must ingest food
    • Characteristics of Living Things Homeostasis Maintain stable internal environment!
    • Did you know
      • The Australian frilled dragon maintains homeostasis of its body temperature by basking in the sun.
    • Did you know
      • The highest recorded temperature in a human that survived is 111 ° F!
    • Characteristics of Living Things Heredity pass traits to their offspring through genes!
    • Did you Know?
      • A change in the DNA of a gene is a mutation!
      • Are mutations good or bad?
    • Characteristics of Living Things Evolution Organisms change over long periods of time
    • Evolution A species is group of organism that can mate exclusively with each other and produce offspring.
    • Interdependence Organisms in a community live and interact with other organisms.
    • Interdependence Community – a group of organisms in a system that interact with each other.
    • Student Handouts
      • List
      • Characteristics Table
    • Characteristics of Living Things Made of Cells All living things made of one or more cells.
    • Make a list of characteristics all living things share.
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