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Living Things

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