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Characteristics Of Living Things Quiz

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C= Cells:
All living things are made of at least one cell. The cells perform all the life processes that are needed for an organism to live.
O= Organized:
All living things have all of the structures they need to survive as part of their make up.
R= Reproduce:
All living things perform a process that makes offspring.
D= Develop and Grow:
All living things get bigger and mature.
L= Lifespan:
All living things carry out life functions over a certain period of time... That means all living things will eventually die.
A= Adapt:
All living things adapt to their environment to their environment.
S= Stimulus Response:
All living things react to changes in their environment. (EXAMPLES: Sweat when hot, shiver when cold, jump or gasp when something scares you.
E= Energy:
All livings require energy (food and water) for survival.
Energy:
All living things need energy to survive. The main source of energy is the sun, the sun allows plants to grow, which are usually the foundation of life.
Water:
All organisms need water. It allows the organisms to perform the chemical reactions inside cells that keep organism alive.
Homeostasis:
All living things need to be able to shiver when cold or sweat when hot.
Gas exchange:
Usually exchanging Co2 for O2
Living space:
All living things need a space to live. A place to feel safe and to be kept from harm. Some organisms lose the competition to find living space and will eventually die off.