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JSS 1 Basic Science (1st, 2nd & 3rd Term) Basic Science

CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS

CHARACTERISTICS OF PLANTS AND ANIMALS Plants exist in different forms. These are: Treesg. mango, orange, guava, pawpaw, etc. Flowers such as ice plant, hibiscus, yellow bush, pride of Barbados, etc. Herbs like crotalaria, carpet grass, Bahamas grass etc. Animals can be classified as: Vertebratesg. man, cat, goat, sheep, cow, chicken, rabbit etc. Invertebratesg. tse-tse fly, […]

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SS 1 Biology (1st, 2nd & 3rd Term) Biology

CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS

Classification is defined as the arrangement of living things into groups based on structural genetic and cellular organization.  This is called TAXANOMY.The system of classification of living things  used today is based on that introduced by Swedish naturalist named Carl Von Linne(1707-1778).His name was better known in Latin as Carolus Linnaeus.He published the classification of […]

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SS 1 Biology (1st, 2nd & 3rd Term) Biology

LIVING THINGS AND NON-LIVING THINGS

Living things are those objects that have life e.g. plant and animals. Non-living things are those objects without life or lifeless objects.           CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS MOVEMENT: is defined as the ability of a living organism to move its own body or part of its body from one place to another. Living things […]

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Basic Science and Technology (Primary Classes) Basic Science Basic Science (Primary Classes)

Characteristics of living things

There are seven activities which make organisms different from non-living things. These are the seven characteristics of living organisms. 1. Nutrition Living things take in materials from their surroundings that they use for growth or to provide energy. Nutrition is the process by which organisms obtain energy and raw materials from nutrients such as proteins, […]

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