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TVMS Library: Characteristics of Living Things

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Characteristics of Living Things

Web Links

Big Idea

The topic of your research will be the five characteristics shared by all living things AND the characteristics that make your organism unique. You may use the internet, as well as any resources from the library to complete your research. 

You should use at least 3 separate resources, and you must complete a Works Cited Page for this project.  View the Citing Your Sources page for information on how to do this.  

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Google Oceans

Google's Street View technology lets you explore the world's oceans.

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Tips for Using Destiny Quest for research:

  • Log In to access websites
  • Use the "Narrow Your Search" box to sort by reading level, topic, etc.

World Book Advanced

Scholastic ScienceFlix