Living and Nonliving Things (Chapter 1 Study Guide)

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A sunflower plant changes with age or

grows

A plant responds to shade when it bends toward

sunlight

Trees reproduce by making

seeds

What do alligators lay to make more of their own kind?

eggs

What are water and sunlight in nature?

nonliving

Rocks are nonliving because they don not grow, respond or

reproduce

All living things need food, water, space and what to survive?

gases

Animals eat other organisms because they need what for energy?

food

Living things need what to break down food?

water

Air and water contain a what called oxygen?

gas

What gases do plants need in order to survive?

oxygen and carbon dioxide

Living things need room or what to grow, move and find food?

space

Living and nonliving things are a part of an organism called what?

environment

Living things are made up of small parts called what?

cells

A tool called what helps us to see cells?

microscope

Organisms that have one cell and live in many places are called?

bacteria

One way in which plants are alike is that they make their own what?

food

Roots, stems, and leaves help a plant get what it need in order to what?

survive

Roots collect water from where?

the ground

Carrots have a thick root or what that stores food?

taproot

Roots take in what that helps plants grow and stay healthy?

nutrients

The plant part that holds up leaves to sunlight is the what?

stem

Stems have what that carry food and water through a plant?

tubes

A tee has a hard, woody stem called a(n) what?

trunks

Leaves are important because what is made in the leaves?

food

Plants get energy from the what to make food?

Sun

Plants change carbon dioxide and water into what that they use for food?

sugars

Leaves have tiny holes that take in what?

carbon dioxide

When you breath, you take in what that plants release?

oxygen

Scientists study plants by putting them into what?

groups

Scientists group plants by their what such as roots, stems or leaves?

structure

One characteristic that most animals have in common is that they can

move

Unlike plants, animals cannot make their own

food

Animals are able to what to their environments much more noticeably than plants

respond

Wings and tails are what that help animals get what they need?

structures

Animals move toward food and away from?

danger

Wolves can run and jump because of their what?

strong legs

Fins and tails help what move through the water

fish

Ducks and geese have what that help them swim?

webbed feet

Birds use structures called what to get food and water?

beaks

Lions use their sharp what for biting?

front teeth

Animals that have flat back teeth use them for what?

chewing

Lungs and gills help animals take in what?

oxygen

A what helps protect animals from bad weather?

shelter

Rocks and what are examples of safe places, or shelters, for animals?

holes

A snail has a(n) what to keep it safe in its environment?

hard shell

Scientists group or what animals so that they can study them?

classify

One way to classify animals is by the presence or absence of a what?

backbone

The covering around an insect is thin and what?

hard

a spider is an invertebrate because it is covered by a(n) what?

exoskeleton

Crabs have an exoskeleton called a what?

arthropods

Birds have lightweight bones and wings to help them what?

fly

Birds and what have lungs and they lay eggs?

reptiles

Reptiles live in wet or dry places because their skin is what?

scaly

Frogs and toads breathe through what when they are young?

gills

Amphibians can live on land because they grow lungs and what?

legs

Fish have scales and a what shape to move easily through water?

flat

People are a kind of vertebrate called a what?

mammal

Mammals feed what to their young?

milk

Some mammals are covered with thick what?

fur

Mammals use their what to breathe?

lungs

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