Living Things

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Living Things Chapter 1, section 1
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  1. What do scientists call single-celled organisms?
    unicellular
  2. ________________________means organisms that are composed of many cells.
    multicellular
  3. The mistaken idea that living things arise from nonliving sources is called________.
    spontaneous generation
  4. _________________is the process of change that occurs during an organism's
    life to produce a more complex organism.
    Development
  5. Living things are called ______________.
    organisms
  6. A _______________________is a tool used by scientists that uses lenses to magnify small objects.
    microscope
  7. A ______________is a change in an organism's surroundings that causes the organism to react.
    stimulus
  8. The cells of organisms use _________to do what living things must do, such as grow and repair injured parts.
    energy
  9. _________________are a cells energy source.
    Carbohydrates
  10. A ______is the basic unit of structure and function in an organism.
    cell
  11. Living things share six characteristics.  What are the six characteristics?
    • 1. cellular organization
    • 2. contain similar chemicals
    • 3. use energy
    • 4. grow and develop
    • 5. respond to their surroundings
    • 6. reproduce
  12. What are the four needs of living things?
    • 1. food (energy)
    • 2. water
    • 3. living space
    • 4. stable internal conditions
  13. What means getting bigger?
    growth

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