All living things:-
This is known as MRS GREN to biologists.
Respiration is the chemical process that takes place in all living cells to make energy. Carbohydrates react with oxygen to produce carbon dioxide and water. This process should not be confused with breathing, which is the physical process of taking in oxygen through lungs, gills or absorption through the skin.
Mrs Gren and plants
Plants do move as demonstrated by geranium leaves that rotate to follow the Sun and pea plant tentacles that coil around a branch.
Plants do respond to changes in their environment as their shoots grow towards light and their roots grow downwards.
Plants carry out two main chemical processes, photosynthesis and respiration. Photosynthesis is the process by which plants make their own food which is then broken down by respiration to produce energy. People often do not realise that plant cells need to make energy to keep the plant working and hence staying alive.