Characteristics of Living Things

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There are 6 rules of living things.

Living things are made of cells.

Living things obtain and use energy.

Living things grow and develop.

Living things reproduce.

Living things respond to their environment.

Living things adapt to their environment.

Levels of organizations (from lowest to highest): organelle, cells, tissues, organs, organ systems, organisms, populations, communities, ecosystem, and biosphere.

Prokaryatic Cells are unicellar organism. They do not have a nucleus, so the DNA in prokaryotic cells flows around the cell membrane.

Eukaryotic Cells are multicelluar organism. Eukaryotic cells have a nucleus where the DNA is contained.

Metabolism is the chemical reactions that the body performs in order for an organism to maintain life.

Growth is where an organism increase in size. Organism increase in size by gaining and reproducing cells.


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54. Carnivore on the top, herbivore in the middle and lastly plants on the bottom.

55. There are different amounts of energy in each level of the energy pryamid because energy was absorbed by different animals.

You may aslo mention about how 10% of energy decreases as you go up an energy level on the energy pyramid.

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