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Definition Of Non-living Things

Non-living things do not grow, take in nutrients, or reproduce. For example, a book or a lamp.

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Living vs. Non-Living Things

Fun Facts

  • A rock does not grow.
  • A robot does not eat food or drink water.
  • A camera does not reproduce.

Why Do We Need To Know About Definition Of Non-living Things

Learning about things that aren’t alive helps us see how important they are in our daily lives and in different jobs. Things like books, desks, and chairs are really important in schools. These items are connected to jobs in teaching, designing rooms, and making furniture.

Knowing about things that aren’t alive, like robots that don’t need to eat or have babies, can lead to jobs in robot making, engineering, and technology. This knowledge is important in many areas, like health care and movies, showing us how non-living things are useful in many kinds of work.

Frequently Asked Questions

What do we mean when we say something grows?
When something grows it changes and usually gets bigger as it grows.

What do we mean by the word ‘nutrients’?
Nutrients are the things that living things need in order to grow, like food and water.
What do we mean when we say something reproduces?
When something reproduces it makes more of itself. For example, mammals have live babies, birds and reptiles lay eggs, and plants make seeds which grow into new plants.
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