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Ch 5: Characteristics of Life & Food Chains

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The video and text lessons in this chapter on characteristics of life and food chains can help you learn more about what makes an organism a living thing. Use these lessons to improve your grades in science, study for tests, or just for fun!

Characteristics of Life & Food Chains - Chapter Summary

There are certain characteristics that all living things have in common. The lessons in this chapter will help you learn more about what these are, how to measure animals using relative size, and examine food chains. Successful completion of the chapter should enable you to:

  • Name and explain the characteristics of living organisms
  • Measure animals by comparing relative sizes
  • Identify dentition patterns in animals
  • Define and explain the trophic levels in a food chain
  • Give the definition and cite examples of a human food chain

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