What are the 7 characteristics used to define life and explain each one
1.Movement- All living things move. Even plants move. They move very slowly.
2.Reproduction- Any form of life needs to reproduce. Need to reproduce to keep the species going so they dont die out.
3.Sensitivity- Need to be aware of their surroudnings. To keep out of danger/harm to survive. Help find food and shelter.
4.Growth- All living things grow and get bigger.
5.Respiration- All cells use cellular respiration. All organisms need energy so they can do things like move and grow.
6.Excretion- All organisms make waste. When we respire we make carbon dioxide gas. To get ride of waste.
7.Nutrition- All living things need food. Animals must consume other living things to get food.