What are the characteristics used to define life? (MRS GREN)
Movement: All living things move, even plants as they move towards sunlight
Reproduction: All organisms need to reproduce to keep the species going so they don't die out. (plants produce seeds)
Sensitivity: Organisms need to be aware of their surroundings.
Growth: All living things grow and get bigger
Respiration: All organisms need energy so they can perform tasks, obtained from food.
Excretion: All organisms make waste.
Nutrition: All living things need food. Plants cook food through photosynthesis.