Ms 2011 ethon round 2


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Ms 2011 ethon round 2

  1. 1. Plants of Mammals Pot Fish of PA Soils PA of PA Pourri $400 $400 $400 $400 $400 $800 $800 $800 $800 $800 $1200 $1200 $1200 $1200 $1200 $1600 $1600 $1600 $1600 $1600$2000 $2000 $2000 $2000 $2000DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  2. 2. A plant introduced from outside its native habitat with characteristics that help them dominate an area and limit diversity. What is... An Invasive Species?DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  3. 3. This native plant is also called Wild Carrot. It‘s numerous small white flowers make up a large cluster resembling a type of fabric which the plant is named after. What is ... Queen Anne‘s Lace?DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  4. 4. This plant likes `wet feet‘ and is the 1st wildflower to pop through our cold winter soil. The flower buds create enough heat to melt snow and the flower & leaves have a distinct odor which protects it from being eaten by animals. What is ... Skunk Cabbage?DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  5. 5. This invasive species has triangular leaves and blue berries What is ... Mile-a-Minute Weed?DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  6. 6. PLANTS DAILY DOUBLE This native plant has heart- shaped leaves. Both the leaves and purple flowers are edible & are rich in Vitamin A & C. What is . . . Wild Violet?DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  7. 7. The Northern Pike & Muskellunge thrive in water temperatures between 60o and 80o F, preferring 65-70 degrees, therefore it is known as this temperature-range fish. What is a coolwater fish?DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  8. 8. Fish do have ears – internal– but they also have this feature – a row of tiny pores which runs from the head to the tail - to help them pick up vibrations and hear. What is the... Lateral Line?DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  9. 9. This fin helps a fish keep its balance and move through the water; turning sharply, and stopping quickly.What is the pelvic fin?
  10. 10. All fish have a body temperature fairly equal to the surrounding water temperature. This characteristic is known as: What is... Cold Blooded or Ectotherm?DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  11. 11. These small fish (about 4“) are PA‘s mostabundant & most colorful fish and are ecologically important as their presence in a waterway reflects good water quality and diveristy. What are ... Darters?DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  12. 12. A topographic map with green areas on it depicts this land feature. What are ... Trees/forestsDOUBLE JEOPARDY
  13. 13. Soils horizons are layers of soil. This horizon is a subsoil layer near the top with some organic matter and a higher clay content What is... The B HorizonDOUBLE JEOPARDY
  14. 14. These brown features on topographic maps reveal the shape of the surface and refer to the elevation and slope of various areas. What are . . . Contour LinesDOUBLE JEOPARDY
  15. 15. SOILS DAILY DOUBLE Soils that are transported and deposited in another area by way of WIND What is ... Loess?DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  16. 16. When you analyze the amount/percent of sand, silt and clay particles in a sample of soil you are determing this. What is ... Soil Texture?DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  17. 17. This insectivore has 5 toes; sharp, pointed teeth and a pointy nose; is active year-round and is 3 to 5 inches long. What is a ... Shrew?DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  18. 18. This nocturnal mammal of woods and rural areas is an omnivore. To defend itself against predators, it will first stamp its feet before releasing its musk. What is . . . Striped Skunk?DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  19. 19. Bears, raccoons and skunks walk in this manner - on the soles of their feet with the heels touching the ground. What is ... PlantigradeDOUBLE JEOPARDY
  20. 20. This nocturnal carnivore of the woods is the only member of the canine family that can climb trees. What is ... The Gray Fox?DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  21. 21. A broad, flat, leathery tail; thick fur; dextrous feet with long claws; upper and lower incisors. All these features which help the beaver survive in its environment are known as: What are ... Physical Adaptations?DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  22. 22. Animals that eat meat AND plants. What are ...Omnivores?DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  23. 23. A behaviorial adaptation of bats is to migrate south or go through this process where the body temperature drops, respiration and heartbeat slows, and mobility ceases. What is . . . Hibernation?DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  24. 24. The part of the flower which catches the pollen to aid in fertilization. What is ... The Stigma?DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  25. 25. Decomposed parts of plant or animal material in the soils. What is … Organic Matter?DOUBLE JEOPARDY
  26. 26. The process where temperature fluctuations, wind, water, ice, plant roots, and chemical reactions of soil minerals break up bedrock to make soil. What is ... Weathering ?DOUBLE JEOPARDY