Living things 3

Theme             Learning about the environment

Basic science    J.S.S.2   First Term


Living things 3

Performance Objectives                        

The student should be able to:

1. Identify the characteristics of organisms in the same habitat.

2. State the features that are common plants and animals.

3. Explain the uniqueness of human beings.


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, carbohydrates and fats.

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