Characteristics of living things

Living things respond to there environment

Living things respond to there environment

There are several ways in which living things can respond to their environment. For example, plants may begin to grow towards a light source if light is scarce in the area.

Living things adapt to their environment through evolution. They slowly adapt to the environment, developing features their predecessors did not have.

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The environment is all the things around you, like home,school,the sky and the soil. Many organisms are all part of your environment. all organisms respond to their things in there environment. For example a cat will respond to a flea on its back by scratching. Organisms often respond to changes in there environment. The change that occurs is called stimulus. The way an organism reacts to the stimulus is the response.