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Living things are made of ...

cells

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Characteristics of living organisms

MRS GREN
Movement. Respiration. Sensitivity. Growth. Reproduction. Excretion and Nutrition

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Define each of the characteristics of organisms

- Movement: causes the organisms to change its position
- Respiration: involves chemical reactions that release energy in cells
- Sensitivity: the ability to detect and respond to stimuli
- Growth: a permanent increase in size and mass
- Reproduction: results in the formation of new individuals
- Excretion: removal of waste chemicals and toxic made in cells during metabolism
- Nutrition: use of food for energy and growth