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IS 1 1.3

Characteristics of Living Things

Section 1.3 p. 16-20

All Living Things

Made up of cells
Reproduce
Based on a universal genetic code
Grow and develop
Obtain and use materials and energy
Respond to their environment
Maintain a stable internal environment
As a group, change over time 

Made Up of Cells

Cell - _____________________________________________________________

          _____________________________________________________________

 

Reproduction

Asexual reproduction - _______________________________________________

            ____________________________________________________________ 

Sexual reproduction - ________________________________________________

            ____________________________________________________________

 

Based on a Genetic Code

DNA – deoxyribonucleic acid

-          ­_________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________

 

Growth and Development

Growth – _________________________________________________________

Development – _____________________________________________________

            ____________________________________________________________

 

Need for Materials and Energy

 - Take in selected materials from the environment

             - Methods of obtaining energy vary

- ____________________________________

- ____________________________________

 

Response to the Environment

- ________________________________________________________________

 

Maintaining Internal Balance

______________________– process by which organisms keep their internal conditions (ex: temperature, water content) fairly constant

 

Evolution

- ________________________________________________________________

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