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Living Things How do we know is something is living? M R S N E R G

All living things are characterised as being able to do seven things These are usually remembered by the mnemonic MRS NERG Can you guess what these letters stand for? The 7 characteristics of Living Things Movement Animals move to find food and keep away

from predators, plants move to face the light Reproduction the ability to produce offspring to keep the species in existence Sensitivity responding and reacting to the environment Nutrition Animals need food for respiration, plants need minerals from the soil Excretion Getting rid of waste Respiration Turning food into energy Growth Growing larger and stronger becoming adult size

Classification of Living Everything that Things is living can be sorted into these 5 kingdoms Kingdom Moneran Protist Kingdom Animal Kingdom Fungi Kingdom Plant Kingdom

Kingdom Moneran Tiny, single-celled organisms Do not have a nucleus E.g. bacteria Protist Kingdom

Single-celled organisms with a nucleus Live in damp places of water E.g. amoeba Fungi Kingdom Body is made up of a network of threads called hyphae E.g moulds, mushrooms Plant Kingdom

Multicellular made up of lots of cells Make their own food by photosynthesis Lots of examples: flowering plants / non-flowering plants Animal Kingdom

Multicellular made up of may specialised cells Cannot make own food Can be further classified into vertebrates and non-vertebrates then into classes such as amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals Task 1.

Everyone 2. Make a list of the 7 characteristics of Living Things (MRS NERG) Make a list of the 5 Kingdoms of Living Things (try to write an example for each) Extension

Research one of the 5 Kingdoms in more detail Make a poster / fact page / fact file If you get stuck use the key word lists and information on your tables

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