Name two characteristics that living things share?
How do living things on Earth differ from one another?
What are some characteristics that distinguish living things from non-living things?
Living things are organisms that require energy for growth and reproduction. Living things are made up of cells and have the ability to respond to stimuli. Living things have evolved over time to become the diverse forms found on Earth.
Living things: Any organisms that has the ability to grow, reproduce, respond to stimuli, and maintain homeostasis are considered living things. Homeostatis means the ability stable, internal state, despite changes in the external environment.
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The number of living species on Earth is estimated to be between 10 million and 14 million. Fungi are neither plants nor animals, but are their own unique type of living thing. Living things come in all shapes and sizes, ranging from the smallest bacteria to the largest animals.
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How does the diversity of life on Earth provide evidence of the unity of life?
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How do living things adapt to their environment in order to survive and reproduce?
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