Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

Birds have ____________ to keep them warm and dry. feathers
Birds are __________________. warm-blooded
Birds lay ______ with hard shells. eggs
Birds use their wings to ____________. fly
The blending of something with its surroundings is called ___________. camouflage
_________ are warm-blooded. humans
Male and female bids of the same kind can look _________ or identical. different
Birds have ____________ or light weight bones. hallow
Bird nests are usually made of twigs and ___________. leaves
Birds _______ their feathers to stay warm. fluff
Three characteristics that help identify birds are song, color, and _______. size

Vertebrates/ Invertebrates Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

humans
breathe
scales
wings
produce milk
warm blooded
cold blooded
backbone
insect
starfish
snake
frog
bird
fish
mammal
amphibian
reptile
lay eggs
fur
feathers
gills
lungs
invertebrate
Vertebrate

Animal kingdom Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A group that includes hydras and jellyfishes cnidarian
Vertebrate that is warm blooded, has hair, a 4 chambered heart and gives milk to their young mammal
A vertebrate that lives in water as a larva & on land as an adult amphibian
Every animal must do this to survive adapt
An aquatic vertebrate with paired fins, scales and gills Fishes
Worms with segmented bodies annelidas
A vertebrate that has dry, scaly skin, lungs and lays eggs reptile
Soft, flattened worms that have tissues and internal organ systems flatworm
Egg laying mammals are in this group monotremes
Warm blooded vertebrates with wings bats
Warm blooded vertebrates with wings, feathers and lay eggs Birds
This group includes insects, crabs, centipedes and spiders arthropods
Unsegmented worms that have pseudocoeloms and digestive systems with 2 openings (anus and mouth) roundworms
Humans are this genus and species homosapien
Animals that have no backbone or vertebral column invertebrates
A kangaroo is a ________ mammal marsupial
These animals are in the Phylum Porifera sponges
Soft bodies animals that usually have an internal or external shell mollusk

CHORDATES CROSSWORD

Type
Crossword
Description

Small marine chordates that are filter feeder of plankton TUNICATES
Lay their eggs with shells but nurse their young after hatchin Montremes
These are cold blooded jawless fish and although their ancestors had bony skeletons, modern agnaths have a cartilaginous skeleton. LAMPREY
include frogs, toad and salamanders and appear to live two lives as they live in the water during the early stages and on land as adults AMPHIBIANS
Dry skin with protective scales and are believed to have evolved during a drier climate in Earth’s history REPTILIA
Adapted to flight through the development of hallow bones, large muscles and feathers BIRDS
Feed by allowing water to pass into their pharynx where food particles are trapped LANCEIETS
Have a backbone as their structural axis PHYLUM CHORDATA
This class includes the shark and skates CHONDRICHTHYES
What class do marsupials belong too MAMMALIA
Have three primary characteristics chordates have, but do NOT have a backbone INVERTEBRATE CHORDATES
What class has cold blooded fish have bony skeletons and can be found in salt or fresh water environments. OSTEICHTHYES
Some of these skip the metamorphic stage and the young are born as immature adults SALAMANDERS
Amphi means TWO
Utilize a placenta between the uterus and embryo which results in young being born at a much more advanced stage PLACENTALS
are characterized by four limbs, moist skin, and sensitive inner ear structures. Evolved from fish 400 WHAT years ago? MILLION

Animal world Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

animals without backbone invertebrates
animals with backbone or spine vertebrates
animals those live on land and in water amphibians
animals that give birth to babies mammals
animals live in water and has gills to breathe fish
animals that have scaly skin and lay eggs reptiles
animals those have wings and lay eggs birds
animals which have skeleton inside their body endoskeleton
animals which have hard shell covering outside their body exoskeleton
animals which can change their body temperature as the temperature changes outside cold blooded
animals which can not change their body temperature warm blooded

Poultry Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The process of exposing an egg to a bright light, allowing the observer to judge certain freshness factors Candling
Serves to protect the growing embryo, provide calcium, and allow for oxygen to pass into the shell and carbon dioxide to escape. Shell
Two membranes surround the yolk and albumen and provide protection against bacterial invasion as well as water retention. Shell Membrane
An air space between the two shell membranes, usually at the larger end of the egg. Air cell
Two white cords that attach to each end of the yolk to support and keep the yolk centered in the albumen. Chalazae
The round yellow mass which provides nutrients for the developing embryo. Yolk
Liver, gizzard, and heart are called ____________. Giblets
A miniature chicken Bantam
The group name for all domesticated birds used for meat, eggs, or feathers Poultry
Six- to seven-week-old chickens weighing about 4 pounds that are used for meat because they are tender Broiler
The ranking of chicks in a flock due to aggressive interactions. Peck order
A behavior that the animal acquires through experience. Learned
The most common egg laying breed White Leghorn
A period of time when the birds will shed and renew their feathers Molting
The care of young poultry up to 8 to 10 weeks of age Brooding
Chickens used to produce large quantities of eggs Layer
Who is present in all food processing plants? USDA Inspector
The largest segment of the poultry industry. Chickens
The very end of a chicken wing that is undesirable Wing tip
Although people do not eat this part of the chicken, some people save it to make chicken broth. Back

Animal Classification Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

gives live birth and has fur mammal
has damp skin amphibian
no backbone invertebrate
backbone vertabrate
uses gills to breathe fish
has wings and feathers birds
smallest classification group species
cold blooded and lives on land reptiles
jointed legs arthropods
flying to a warmer or cooler climate migration
resting in the winter hibernation
largest classification system kingdom

poultry Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

POULTRY
HEN
COOP
VANE
KEEL
DUCK
GOOSE
CHICKEN
ROOSTER
PROTECTION
SPANGLED
BARRED
LACED
PATTERN
BABY
WINGS
SPECKLED
MOTTLED
FLUFFY
BIRD
BROODY
BODY FEATHERS
CHICK
SHELL
YOLK
SADDLE
WEB

Vertebrates / Invertebrates Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Vertebrate
invertebrate
lungs
gills
feathers
fur
lay eggs
reptile
amphibian
mammal
fish
bird
frog
snake
starfish
insect
backbone
cold blooded
warm blooded
produce milk
wings
scales
breathe
humans

Protein Synthesis Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

1st word Adenine
2nd word Amino Acid
3rd word Anticodon
4th word Codon
5th word Cytoplasm
6th word Cytosine
7th Dna
8th Dna ligase
9th Dna polymerase
10 Double-Stranded
11 Exon
12 Guanine
13 Helicase
14 Hydrogen Bond
15 Intron
16 Mutation
17 mRNA
18 Nitrogen bases
19 Nucleotide
20 Nucleus
21 Peptide Bond
22 Polypeptide
23 Replication
24 Ribosome
25 Rna Polymerase
26 rRna
27 Semiconservative
28 Single-Stranded
29 Thymine
30 Topoisomerase

Evidence for Evolution Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the process by which living organisms are thought to have changed, developed, and diversed throughout earths history Theory of Evolution
any genetic change in a population that is inherited over several generations Biological Evolution
the process where organisms adapt to their environment tend to survive and produce more offspring Natural Selection
a characteristic of a species that enables the species to blend into their environment Adaption
an adaption that enables species to blend into their environment Camouflage
when one species resembles another species in how it looks or behaves Mimicry
disappearance of a species from the earth Extinction
the study of similarities and differences among structures of living species. Comparative anatomy
body parts of organisms that are similar in structure but have different functions Homologous Structures
body parts with similar functions but have different underlying structures Analgous structures
body parts that have lost their original function through evolution Restigial structures
study of development from fertilization to birth Embryology
describes the difference between individuals in a population Genetic variation
how many varieties there are in a population Population diversity