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Living Things

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Living Things

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

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