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Science Jeopardy

  1. 1. Science Jeopardy 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 Invertebrates/ Vertebrates Misc. Fiddler Crab Dwarf African Frog Millipede Final Jeopardy
  2. 2. Help (1) Save a duplicate of this template. (2) Enter all answers and questions in the normal view. (view/normal) (3) Change the category headings in the normal view (view/normal) (4) View as a slideshow. (5) Use the home red button after each question. ©Norman Herr, 2003
  3. 3. Invertebrates/ Vertebrates 100 <ul><li>QUESTION: An organism that does not have a backbone is called? </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: Invertebrates </li></ul>
  4. 4. Invertebrates/ Vertebrates 200 <ul><li>QUESTION: Bees are vertebrates. True or False? </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: False </li></ul>
  5. 5. Invertebrates/ Vertebrates 300 <ul><li>QUESTION: What are invertebrates? Give 2 examples. </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: Animals without backbones. Sponges, jellyfish, coral, clams, oysters, snail, sand dollar. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Invertebrates/ Vertebrates 400 <ul><li>QUESTION: Name 3 of the 6 major invertebrate groups. </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: Sponges, hollow- bodied animals, worms, mollusks, arthropods, spiny- skinned animals </li></ul>
  7. 7. Invertebrates/ Vertebrates 500 <ul><li>QUESTION: To what vertebrate group does the dwarf African frog belong to? </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: Amphibians </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>QUESTION: Burrowing is an example of an instinct or reflex? </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: Instinct </li></ul>Misc. 100
  9. 9. Misc. 200 <ul><li>QUESTION: What is another word for respiration? </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: Breathing </li></ul>
  10. 10. Misc. 300 <ul><li>QUESTION: What do all animals need to survive in their habitat? </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: Food, water, shelter, air </li></ul>
  11. 11. Misc. 400 <ul><li>QUESTION: Teaching your dog to sit and stay is an example of what kind of behavior? </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: Learned behavior </li></ul>
  12. 12. Misc. 500 <ul><li>QUESTION: An outside influence that causes an organism to respond in some way is called? </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: Stimulus </li></ul>
  13. 13. Fiddler Crab 100 <ul><li>QUESTION: I have a large claw I use for protection and to attract females, who am I? </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: A male </li></ul>
  14. 14. Fiddler Crab 200 <ul><li>QUESTION: What is an exoskeleton or carapace? </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: A hard, yet smooth, structure, with tan to brown markings that protects me from predators. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Fiddler Crab 300 <ul><li>QUESTION: Fiddler crabs are semi- terrestrial, what does this mean? </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: They live part time on land and in the water. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Fiddler Crab 400 <ul><li>QUESTION: What is the natural habitat of the fiddler crab? </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: Near the ocean, tidal zones, marshes </li></ul>
  17. 17. Fiddler Crab 500 <ul><li>QUESTION: When are fiddler crabs most active, what is that called? </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: At night, nocturnal </li></ul>
  18. 18. Dwarf African Frog 100 <ul><li>QUESTION: Name one function of the webbed feet on the dwarf African frog. </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: Pushes the water for swimming, tearing food </li></ul>
  19. 19. Dwarf African Frog 200 <ul><li>QUESTION: The act of a dwarf African frog shedding its skin is called? </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: Molting </li></ul>
  20. 20. Dwarf African Frog 300 <ul><li>QUESTION: How many clawed toes does the dwarf African frog have? </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: Three </li></ul>
  21. 21. Dwarf African Frog 400 <ul><li>QUESTION: What are two characteristics of pipids? </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: Totally aquatic, lacks moveable eyelids, no tongues </li></ul>
  22. 22. Dwarf African Frog 500 <ul><li>QUESTION: When the environment becomes too cold what will happen to the frog, crab or millipede? </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: Hibernate or die </li></ul>
  23. 23. Millipede 100 <ul><li>QUESTION: If a millipede feels threatened what is one way it may react? </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: Curl into a ball, burrow, or release stink from glands </li></ul>
  24. 24. Millipede 200 <ul><li>QUESTION: A millipede burrowing away from light is an example of what kind of adaptation? </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: Behavioral adaptation </li></ul>
  25. 25. Millipede 300 <ul><li>QUESTION: Describe the millipede’s simple metamorphosis. </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: Egg, nymph, adult </li></ul>
  26. 26. Millipede 400 <ul><li>QUESTION: Millipedes have what number of legs? (The range) </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: 18 to over 750 </li></ul>
  27. 27. Millipede 500 <ul><li>QUESTION: How is a millipede different from a centipede? Give 2 reasons. </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: Millipedes have 2 pairs of legs per segment, centipede= 1 pair/ segment; millipedes are larger and move more slowly. </li></ul>
  28. 28. FINAL JEOPARDY <ul><li>QUESTION: What is adaptation? Give an example of an adaptation for each animal. </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER: Adaptation is a behavioral or physical change in an animal over a period of time that is passed down and allows the animal to survive. </li></ul>