Characteristics of life

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Characteristics of life

But hang on! How do we know that something is alive?

Computers have different bits that work together, but are they alive?

Living things vary from the simplest single-celled plants and animals up to giant trees and whales. But no matter how simple or complicated, all living things show 7 characteristics of life. All plants and animals are alive.

What are these magnificent 7?

Mrs Gren will help you to remember them. The 7 letters of her name are their initial letters.

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