Junior Cert Science - Biology - The Characteristics of Living Things

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sheep.jpgBiology is the study of . The word refers to any living thing. To be considered alive, an object must exhibit all of the of living things
There are such characteristics. These are: nutrition, respiration, excretion, growth, reproduction, movement and . A thing may exhibit some of these characteristics. A car may move but it does not or reproduce. The two main groups of living things are and animals. Plants usually have leaves, roots and a . Animals may be classified as vertebrates and . Vertebrates have a . A frog is an example of a . To identify living things we make use of a . This helps us identify various of plant and animal.