1st Class Science Living and Non-living Things Living and Non-Living Things Around Us

Living and Non-Living Things Around Us

Category : 1st Class

 

Living and Non- Living Things Around Us

 

The things that we see around us are either living or non-living.

 

             Living things                               Non-living things

 

 

There are some features that separate living things from non-living things.

 

Features of living things

Features of Non-living Things

(I)

They need food

(I)

They don’t need food

(II)

They need water to drink

(II)

They don’t need water to drink

(III)

They can move on their own

(III)

They can’t move their own

(IV)

They need air to breathe

(IV)

They don’t need air to breathe

(V)

They grow with age

(V)

They don’t grow

(VI)

They reproduce

(VI)

They can’t reproduce

 

1. Which one of the following is an example of living things?

 

(a)  chair                      (b) Boy

(c)House                   (d)Table

(e) None of these

Answer: (b)

Option (b) is correct because a boy need air to breathe, can move, eat, grow. Therefore, rest of the options in incorrect.

2. Which of the following is the example of non-living thing? 

(a)Rabbit                     (b)Rat

(c) Girl                                 (d) Pencil

(e) None of these

Answer: (d)

Option (d) is correct because a pencil don't need food, don't breathe, don't move their own don't grow.

Natural and Man-Made Things

Some non-living things like rocks, wood, water are found in nature. These are not made by man. They are called natural things some non-living things like train, house pen, clothes, book are not found in nature. These are made by man. They are called man-made things.

        

 

Natural and Man-Made Things

Some non-living things like rocks, wood, water are found in nature. These are not made by man. They are called natural things some non-living things like train, house pen, clothes, book are not found in nature. These are made by man. They are called man-made things.

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