Characteristics of Living Organisms

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  • Characteristics of Living Organisms
    • Movement
      • Causes an organism to change position or place.
    • Respiration
      • Involves chemical reactions that release energy in cells.
    • Sensitivity
      • Being able to detect & respond to stimuli.
    • Nutrition
      • Involves the use of food for energy & growth.
    • Excretion
      • Removal of waste chemicals made in cells during metabolism.
    • Reproduction
      • Results in the formation of new individuals.
    • Growth
      • A permanent increase in size and mass.


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