The pictures below show animals from different parts of the world.
Which of the following characteristics do all of these animals have that allows them to be classified in the same group?
The picture below shows a bird.
From the shape of its beak and the length of its legs, this bird is best adapted for feeding on which of the following?
insects that feed on plants
small fish in the shallow water
nuts from riverside trees and plants
birds in ground nests
Which of the following activities is the best example of instinctive behavior in an animal?
A dog sits when told to sit by its owner.
A bird avoids an insect that has a bad taste.
A newly hatched sea turtle walks toward the ocean.
A chimpanzee uses a stick to pull terminates from a tree stump.
Which of the following animals goes through metamorphosis?
The pictures below show animals separated into two different groups.
The animals above are grouped by eating habits. Which of the following animals belongs in Group A?
Female seals usually return to the same beaches year after year to give birth. If they are repeatedly disturbed by humans at those beaches, how will the seals most likely respond?
They will change color.
They will give birth to more pups.
They will hunt for food more often
They will give birth at different beaches.
The picture to the right shows a flower with a long slender bloom.
The size and shape of a bird’s beak are related to the type of food that the birth eats. Which of the following beaks is suitable for drinking nectar located deep within flowers such as the one shown above?
Which bird’s foot below is best for grasping prey?
Which of the following is not an inherited trait of humans?
A bison is pictured to the right.
Bison are grazing animals. They travel across the prairie, eating grass. If there were too many bison in an area, there would probably be
fewer predators of bison.
many other large grazing animals.
tall shrubs and many trees.
less grass and more bare soil.
Stages in the life cycle of a frog are shown below.
In which stage can a frog live on land?
An earthworm was placed on top of a thick layer of moist topsoil in a pan. The pan was placed in a room with the lights on. How did the earthworm most likely respond to these conditions?
by burrowing under the soil
by crawling around in the pan
by staying where it was placed
by trying to craw out of the pan
All groups will have a chance to respond.
The drawing below shows an imaginary animal.
Study this imaginary animal carefully.
Identify two characteristics of this animal that could help it survive.
Explain in detail how each characteristic could help it survive.