Living things are similar and different from each other and nonliving things.

*Living things are made of characteristic parts.
*Each plant or animal has different external parts that help it to live.
*Organisms have basic needs.
*Animals need food, water, air and shelter.
*Plants need air, water, and light.
*Plants and animals have life cycles.
*Offspring resemble their parents.
*Magnifiers help people see objects they could not see without them.

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