Things that grow, breathe, and respond are called living things.
PROPERTIES OF LIVING THINGS
(a) All living things grow: Infant grows into a child, Plants grow from seeds, Puppies grow into dogs, and kittens grow into cats.
(b) All living things can move: Living things move from place to place in search of food iscalled Locomotion
(c) All living things need food to live: Living things eat food to get energy to live.
(d) All living things Respire: Living things eat and digest foods that get oxidized in body to release energy. This process is called Respiration. Respiration occurs inside body. Exchange of carbon dioxide and oxygen in living body is called breathing. Breathing occur outside the body. Plant breath through stomata and animal through nose. Small animal and microbes exchange gases by diffusion.
(e) All living things reproduce: Living things can produce young one of similar kinds. This process is called reproduction. Some animal give birth to young ones like dog, cow; Some animal lay eggs like bird, hen ; Plant grow from seeds ,stem and root etc.
(f) All living things respond: Living things can respond against touch, heat, light and gravity called stimulus. Change in our surrounding that make living things respond to them, are called stimuli. Touch me not plant show response to touch and its leaves hang down.
(g) All living things are made up of different kinds of cells. Group of cell is called tissue. Group of tissue is called organ. A group of organs is called organ system that work together to keep our body live.
(h) Living things excrete: Living Things throw waste outside body like sweat, urine, faeces. This process is called excretion. Plants excrete gum, leaves, latex etc
Q. What is habitat?
Answer: The surroundings where plants and animals live, is called their habitat. The presence of specific features, which enable a plant or an animal to live in particular habitat, is called adaptation.
Q. Which organism grow throw their lives