Welcome to this complementary lesson from The BioRoom. This file contains four separate components (cellular organization, metabolism, reproduction, response to stimuli, heredity, DNA, adapt and evolve) for teaching the basics of characteristics of living things. In the lesson students brainstorm characteristics, view a PowerPoint to review important characteristics and complete a project in which students create an alien for a movie company. Included:
1. Printable signs for the classroom
2. Student worksheet
3. "Aliens Needed" worksheet and Rubric
4. PowerPoint for presenting characteristics as well as a sample "Aliens Needed" project.