Physical Adaptations
Behavioral Adaptations
Animal Survival
Animal Adaptations
Vocabulary
100

A non-venomous snake will mimic the colors of a venomous snake for what reason?

To help it survive

100

What is it called when animals go into a deep sleep for the cold months?

Hibernation/Hibernating

100

What do webbed feet of a duck and the hooves of a horse have in common?

They both help animals move in their environment

100

Body coverings offer protection for animals in their...

habitat/environment/niche

100

What is an organism? Give an example.

A living thing, such as a person or plant

200

DAILY DOUBLE!!!

Name one physical adaptation a dolphin has made to survive in its environment?

The location of its blow hole.


Respiration. A dolphin breathes through a single blowhole on the top surface of its head. The blowhole is covered by a muscular flap, which provides a watertight seal. A dolphin holds its breath while below water.



200

How do plants adapt to the conditions of their environment? Give an example

Some plants have large, flat leaves. Some plants have small needle-like leaves. Some have to grow tall leaves.

200

A monkey using a stick to find food is called what type of behavior

a learned behavior

200

What does it mean to adapt?

To change parts of the body and behavior to match changes in the environment

200

What is a habitat?

The natural conditions and environment in which a plant or animal lives?

300

What is the purpose of the thorns on a cactus plant?

To protect the plant from predators

300

When a salmon swims upstream to lay its eggs it is using its instinct. What does instinct mean? 

a. no longer in existence 

b. behavior learned from watching others 

c. behavior inherited from its parents 

d. common sense

c. behavior inherited from its parents

300

If the climate in an environment gradually gets much warmer over 500,000 years what would happen to the animals there?

a. they will develop a physical adaptation to adjust to the new climate

b. they will learn a new behavior to adjust to the new climate

c. they will move to an area with a different climate

d. all of the above are possible

d. all of the above are possible

300

What is extinction?

When an animal does not adapt to their environment, it may die out or no longer exist.

300

When one species of an animal resembles another species that has easily recognizable characteristics (the model) and as a result deceives a potential predator (the dupe) that might otherwise capture and eat it

Mimicry

400

What would help an animal blend into their environment more:

their beaks and claws or color of their fur?

Color of their fur

400

A robin building a nest out of sticks and dry grass is an example of...

Behavioral Adaptation

400

What do animals do when there's predators nearby and they want to avoid being prey?

Huddle together for defense

400

If the amount of food decreases, what would happen to the animals?

There would be a decrease in a population of animals in that area

400

A defense or tactic that organisms use to disguise their appearance, usually to blend in with their environment.

Camouflage

500

Give an example of an animal physically adapting over time, and explain

Giraffes , hummingbirds, mountain goats, and many more

 

500

true or false

mimicry and camouflage are examples of a behavioral adaptation 

False

500

What is a tropism?

the response of an organism toward or away from a stimulus

500

give an example of an inherited behavior, and a learned behavior

Inherited: migration, hibernation, being nocturnal, defensive behaviors, mating or courtship behaviors

learned:how to find food, making a shelter, how to communicate, how to get along in a group, looking out for predators 

500

A material that does not conduct heat well

Insulation 

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