Characteristics of living organisms

  • Created by: pepper720
  • Created on: 06-02-20 16:47


Living organisms need nutrients to be provided with energy and other materials for growth and repair.

Nutrients include things like:

  • proteins
  • fats
  • carbohydrates
  • vitamins
  • minerals
1 of 8


Organisms release energy from the food they eat by respiration

2 of 8


Waste products like carbon dioxide and urine have to be removed by the process of excretion.

3 of 8

Response to surroundings

organisms react to the changes in their surroundings

4 of 8


Organisms move towards water and food, but away from predators and poisons. 

Even plants move as well

5 of 8

Control of their Internal Conditions

Organisms control their internal conditions like temperature and water content 

6 of 8


Organisms have to produce offspring so their species can survive.

7 of 8


Organisms have to grow and develop into their adult form.

8 of 8


No comments have yet been made

Similar Biology resources:

See all Biology resources »See all Variety of life and classification resources »