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Sept 27

Adult Education Science

Fall 2010

Stacy Graham Teacher

 

Animals with Backbones

 

1.What is a chordate?

 
  1. What are two chordate features besides a notochord?
  
  1. An endoskeleton protects organs and gives the body___________.
 
  1. What structure do you think replaces the notochord in vertebrates?
 
  1. How would the body temperature of a fish change if the water temperature were to rise?
 
  1. What are the only two kinds of jawless fish called?
 
  1. What is the main characteristic of a cartilaginous fish?
 
  1. What are the three orders of the amphibians?
 
  1. What kind of skin do toads have?
 
  1. List four characteristics of amphibians.
 
  1. What is the development of the frog?
 
  1. Amphibians and insects undergo__________
 
  1. The eggs of frogs are surrounded by a __________.
 
  1. The larval stage in the development of a frog is a _________.
 
  1. How are reptiles adapted for life on land?
 
  1. What are some characteristics of reptiles?
 
  1. Which animals are members of the largest order of reptiles?
 
  1. Why are tuataras called living fossils?
 
  1. What is the difference between ectothermic and endothermic animal?
 
  1. What is the purpose of down feathers?
 
  1. Birds are the only animals with _________.
 
  1. What characteristic can you use to classify an animal as a bird?
 
  1. What are the characteristics of mammals?
   
  1. List three groups of mammals.
  
  1. The young spiny anteaters develop inside an __________.
  
  1. What characteristics are used to classify mammals into each of their groups?
  

27.Where do the embryos of most mammals develop?

  
  1.  What is fertilization?
 
  1. Where do mammal embryos get their food supply?
 
  1. What is a reflex

 
  1. What are learned behaviors?
  
  1. What is imprinting?
 
  1. What is a conditioned response?
 
  1. Why is communication an important part of social behavior?
 
  1. What is society?
 
  1. What is scent marking?

Adult Education Science

Fall 2010

Stacy Graham Teacher

 

Animals Without Backbones

 

1.What are the two groups into which the animal kingdom is divided?

  
  1. What is an endoskeleton?
  
  1. What are three kinds of animals that are invertbrates?
  
  1. More than 95% of animals are __________.
 
  1. In what phylum are sponges classified?
 
  1. The rubbery material that makes up some spicules is called_________.
 
  1. Describe the shape of a sponge.
 
  1. Name 3 cnidarians.
 
  1. Ho do cnidarians get food?
 
  1. Which has a larger layer of jellylike material—a polyp or a medusa?
 
  1. Where do cnidarians live?
 
  1. What are three phyla of worms?
 
  1. What are the two organs that store and grind food up called.
 
  1. Planaria are a type of ____________.
 
  1. What is the mantle?
 
  1. What is a radula?
 
  1. What are the steps of filter feeding?
 
  1. How are the feeding methods of the three types of mullusks different?
 
  1. Name three echinodrms.
 
  1. What are tube feet?
 
  1. To what phylum do sea stars belong?
 
  1. What is regeneration?
 
  1. What are two organisms that can reproduce by  regeneration?
 
  1. How is regeneration in a lobster different from regeneration in a sponge?
 
  1. What type of reproduction is regeneration?
 
  1. Name the three largest groups of anthropods.
 
  1. What is molting?
 
  1. What is an exoskeleton made of?
 
  1. What is the name of the largest animal phylum?
 
  1. What is the largest class of arthropods?
 
  1. What are three body parts of an insect?
 
  1. What are the openings to air tubes on a grasshopper called?
 
  1. Why do you think insects are the most common kind of animal?
 
  1. Define metamorphosis.
 
  1. Name the stages of complete metamorphosis in the correct order.
 
  1. Nymphs develop into adults by__________

 

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