Living and Nonliving Things

  • Living or Nonliving?

    • What are some characteristics of living things?
    • What are some characteristics of nonliving things?
    • How are living things different from nonliving things?


    • Did any nonliving things possess characteristics of living things? Give examples.
    • How were the living things different from the nonliving things?
    • What characteristics did ALL of the living things have in common?
    What are some similarities and differences in how these animals move?

    What did you find interesting about how animals move in water, on land, and in the air? Why do animals move?

  • Animals Making a Living

  • How do animals use their senses to find food?

  • What does the word ambush mean? Discuss how some of these animals ambush their prey.

  • What are some advantages and disadvantages of the different ways in which animals get food?