Name two characteristics that living things share?
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. Ecology: The study of the relationships between living things and their environments. Evolution: The process by which organisms change over time as a result of genetic changes that are passed down from generation to generation.
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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What are some of the similarities between different living things on Earth?
How do living things on Earth differ from one another?
How does the diversity of life on Earth provide evidence of the unity of life?
What might be some consequences if all living things on Earth were the same?
Brain break: Draw a slice of pizza wearing a pair of sneakers.
Question: How do living things interact with their environment? Clues: • Living things depend on their environment for food, water, shelter, and other resources. • Living things can also alter their environment in order to survive. • Living things interact with their environment in a variety of ways. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Draw a picture of a living thing and its environment. B. Think of a way the living thing interacts with its environment and draw it.
What is the largest mammal on Earth?
- Blue Whale
- African Elephant
Which of these animals is not a mammal?
What type of animal has a backbone and a spinal cord?
Which bird can fly backwards?
How many legs do spiders have?
- Ten legs
- Eight legs
- Six legs
Work together in pairs: Q: What is the definition of a living thing?