Type
Crossword
Description

Helps fish swim fins
Parrot fish eat this to keep corals healthy algae
How many arms to most starfish have? five
what are groups of fish called" schools
What brings water into the fish so they can get oxygen? gills
Starfish only live in what kind of water? salt
Fish have these on their skin for protection scales
Coral reefs grow in ______________ water. warm
What part of Coral comes out and gathers food with its tentacles? polyps
Starfish use these to 'see' eyespots
Starfish use tubed feet to ? move
Coral reefs are found in what kind of climate? tropical
What part of a starfish comes out of its body to help them eat? stomach
What reef fish has an insect in its name? Butterflyfish
Starfish can grow another what? arm
Do starfish have blood in their bodies? no
Do fish have a backbone? yes
What coral is named for organ in our head? brain

Coral Reef Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

butterfly fish
sea horse
star fish
clown fish
waves
urchin
sponge
spiny lobster
shrimp
shark
scuba
salt dome
reef
polyp
parrotfish
octopus
moray eel
marine debris
manta ray
loggerhead turtle
jellyfish
current
crab
conch
brain coral
boat
barracuda
Algae

Echinodermata puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the way of reproduction for this Phylum? Spawning
What class are the sea cucumbers in ? Holothuroidea
There are rows of ______ on the ventral side of arms Tube feet
What class are sea stars in? Asteroidea
What population is the crown of thorns putting in danger ? The Coral reefs
What class doesn’t use tube feet for locomotion? Crinoidea
Ophiuroidea can _____ it’s arms making it brittle Detach
I have a rigid skeleton and plates fused together who am I? Echinoidea
The _________ is used to scrape algae of surfaces Aristotles Lantern
What is it called when the organism expels is internal organs Evisceration
What is the network of water-filled canals and tubes called ? Vascular system
Growing another line is called... Regeneration
What kind of skeleton does this phylum have ? Endoskeleton
What does the word Echinoderm mean? Spiny skin
These organisms have ______ symmetry Radial
What is located at the bottom of the arms on starfish ? Eye spots
What is located on the dorsal side of starfish? Madreporite
Sea stars have ___ arms? Five
I am an organism that looks like a coin. Who am I ? Sand dollar
What is the feeding structure that a sea cucumber uses Tentacle tree

Invertebrates Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A bee that collects honey. Honeybee
This bug eats through wood. Termite
Makes hissing noises. Hissing Cockroach
'Flower" Mantis Orchid Mantis
Poisonous butterfly. Monarch Butterfly
Females of this species have a red hourglass shape under the abdomen. Black Widow
Lacks a respiratory system and breathes through its skin. Earthworm
The largest of this species are found in tropical waters. Sea Anemone
Has a star shape. Starfish
A group of this animal is called a smack. Jellyfish
Among the most simple of multi-cellular organisms. Sponge
Are very social despite their name. Hermit Crab
Are able to rapidly dart backwards by flexing their body. Shrimp
The conditition of being infected with this species is called taeniasis. Tapeworm
Majority species of this worm are blood-feeding. Leech
Has 8 tentacles. Octopus
Have spiny shells for protection. Sea Urchin
Live in the sand upside down. Clams
The only difference between this animal and a slug, is it has a shell. Snail
The only difference between this animal and a snail, is that it does not have a shell. Slug
Has 6 tentecles. Squid
Breathe via their anus. sea cucumber
Can manually control their buoyancy. cuttlefish
You can get pearls from this mollusk. Oyster
The female of this animal can only mate after she has just molted. Lobster
This species makes up the Great Barrier Reef. Coral
Largest group of living organisms known to science. Beetle
Bleed from their knees when threatened. Ladybug
Can turn their head a full 180 degrees. Praying Mantis
Capable of carrying mass 50 times their own body weight. Ants
Become a butterfly. caterpillar
Only males of this species chirp. Cricket
This insect is aquatic during the larval stage. Dragonfly
All species of this animal are venomous. Scorpion
Defend themselves by throwing barbed hairs at attackers. Tarantula
Does not have a heart or gills. Barnacle
Grow a hair-like substance to attach them to rocks. Mussel

Animal Kingdom Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the largest group of invertebrates that have an exoskelton arthropods
invertebrates that live in damp places on land and breathe using either gills or lungs mollusks
invertebrates that have an exoskeleton and tube feet echinoderms
invertebrates that have long, tube-like bodies that are divided into segments segmentedworms
invertebrates that live attached to a surface and has small holes in their bodies to filter water sponges
skeleton is external exoskeleton
animal's with no backbone invertebrates
endothermic vertebrates that have fur or hair and produce milk for their offspring mammals
endothermic vertebrates that have a beak, two legs, and two wings birds
ectothermic vertebrates that live in or near water and have scales reptiles
ectothermic vertebrates that a can breathe their skin when they are in the water amphibians
vertebrates that live in the water and filter oxygen from the water through their gills fish
body temperature says about the same regardless of the temperature of their environment endothermic
body temperature that is close to that of their environment ectothermic
skeleton is inside their bodies endoskeleton
animal with a backbone vertebrate
made up of more than one cell mulitcellular

Invertebrates Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Small insect, lives in colonies underground. ANT
Small flying insect that can sting, carries pollen BEE
An insect who has two front wings that are hard and protect the insect. beetle
Has wings with colors and designs, eats nectar. Butterfly
Kills cicadas cicada killer
Males make a loud shrill droning noise by vibrating two membranes on its abdomen. Cicada
a marine bivalve mollusk with shells of equal size clam
a hard stony substance secreted by certain marine coelenterates as an external skeleton, typically forming large reefs in warm seas coral
Found in the ocean, has two pinchers. crab
Small insect that hops, it chirps at night. cricket
has slender many-jointed antennae and a pair of cerci resembling forceps at the end of the body Earwing
breathe through their tube feet ECHINODERM
Skeleton on the outside of an organism exoskeleton
Bites dogs and makes them itch flea
Small flying insect fly
Lives in the grass, hops, and can fly. grasshopper
a crab with a soft asymmetrical abdomen that lives in a castoff mollusk shell for protection. hermitcrab
Aggressive insect who's hive looks like its made of paper. hornet
Animals that do not have bones or internal skeletons. Invertebrates
Small insect that is red and that has dots over it, it looks like a half circle. ladybug
Lives in ocean, has five pairs of arms and first set in pincers. lobster
Soft bodied invertebrates with a thick muscular foot for movement. mollusk
the periodic shedding of an old exoskeleton molting
An insect that drinks blood and carries malaria. mosquito
nocturnal insect related to the butterflies, and wings that fold flat when resting. moth
Long slender body, hands look like they are praying prayingmantis
a crab that lives on or burrows in sand sandcrab
a sedentary marine coelenterate with a columnar body that bears a ring of stinging tentacles around the mouth. SEAANEMONES
an echinoderm that has a thick, wormlike body with tentacles around the mouth. They typically have rows of tube feet along the body and breathe by means of a respiratory tree. seacucumber
long tube-like body with many sections segmentedworm
A mollusk with a single spiral shell into which the whole body can be withdrawn. snail
Has eight legs, makes a web spider
simplest invertebrate sponge
Found in ocean, has ten arms, can change color. squid
Found in Ocean, shaped like star. starfish
A bug that smells stinkbug
Eats and lives in wood. termite
An aggressive insect that can sting you many times. wasp
Small sea creature eaten by people. shrimp
A bug that looks like a stick. stickbug

Invertebrates Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Has a long body with many segments, name means "one thousand legs" Milipede
A marine animal with 5 or more arms, star shaped, undersides of arms have tube feet for movement. Starfish
A phylum of invertebrates. Includes: coral, jelly fish, sea anemones, etc. colentarata
Small insect that lives in colonies, many types such as red, black,fire, carpenter, etc. ant
In the phylum Coelenterata, a hard stony object that usually forms in large reefs in warm seas. coral
A phylum of invertebrates. Includes: earthworms, leeches, sandworms, etc. Annelida
In the phylum Coelenterata, a free-swimming marine animal, has no brain, is an umbrella shape with tentacles hanging down. Jellyfish
A crustacean with a wide body and 5 pairs of legs ( first two are pincers), lives on sea shores in tropical places. crab
A large marine crustacean, has a long cylindrical body and has 5 pairs of legs ( first two are pincers). lobster
Common insect has two sets of clear wings (only used on set for flying). Types include; house, fruit, horse, etc. fly
Has a long flat body, name means " one hundred legs centipede
In the phylum Mollusca. This animal creates pearls. oyster
A common mantis, long-bodied, rests on forelimbs as if praying. praying mantis
In the phylum Annelida, type of worm that lives on land or in water, has suckers on both ends, many species are blood-sucking parasites. leech
In the phylum Arthropod, has eight legs. Name for species such as; black widow, daddy-long-legs, etc. spider
In the phylum Mollusca, live in shells, used in escargot. snail
In the phylum Annelida, a type of worm that burrows and lives in the soil. earthworm
An animal lacking a backbone invertebrate
A phylum of invertebrates. Includes: insects, scorpions, mosquitos, etc. arthropod
A hard external body covering for some invertebrates. Provides support and protection. exoskeleton
In the phylum Coelenterata, has a flower like shape and many stinging tentacles around its mouth, a marine animal. sea anemone
In the phylum Arthropod, has lobster-like pincers, and a poisonous sting on the end of tail scorpion
In the phylum Arthropod, a small insect that flies and bites and sucks blood from humans and animals. mosquito
An insect with two pairs of large wings, goes from caterpillar, into a cocoon, and then into its final form. butterfly
Terrestrial mollusk, like a snail but lacks a shell, a pest to plants. slug
A free-swimming crustacean with an elongated body. Used as a food frequently. Ex: scampi shrimp
A fast-flying, long bodied insect with two pairs of transparent wings. dragonfly
A type of invertebrate. In the phylum Mollusca. Typically has eight tentacles. octopus
This animal lives in water, stays attached to underwater rock or a coral reef, take in food by drawing it into their bodies. sponge
A fast swimming cephalopod mollusk with eight arms and two long tentacles. squid

Abiotic and Biotic factors Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Mans best friend Dog
Biotic factors that have feathers. Birds
A farm animal that is normally black and white and produces milk. Cows
Covers most peoples yard. Grass
Iron, Magnesium, Granite and more. Minerals
non living things Abiotic
Substance that we breath in. Air
How warm or cold it is. Temperature
living things Biotic factors
these things can be super bugs that can get you sick. Bacteria
large plants that can bear fruit and shade. Trees
substance found on beaches that you can walk on. sand
an areas average weather conditions over time climate
essential to life, 50 to 95 % of all bodies are made up of this substance water
type of seed you eat at a baseball game sunflower
also known as a breeze wind
helps photosynthesis sunlight
decaying matter found in soil humus
comes from sunlight energy
animal with scales that live in water fish

"Do You Know Your Biomes" Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A biome that can be in both temperate and tropical climates and is covered in deep rooted grasses that are well adapted to drought Taiga
Very cold and dry biome located in the Northern hemisphere that has very little vegitation Tundra
Found around the equator and has a wet and warm climate year round allowing for the growth of a dense canopy of tall trees Tropical forest
Occurs in both temperate and tropical reigions with hot days and cold nights. Rainfall is minimal in this biome and the plants and animals are adapted to reduce water loss Desert
The non-living components of the environment such as soil, sunlight and air Abiotic
How hot or cold a climate is and a major factor that influences the characteristics and distribution of biomes Temperature
Characteristics that help an organism to better survive and reproduce Adaptation
a grassland biome with scattered individual trees, large herbivores, and three distinct seasons based primarily on rainfall, maintained by occasional fires and drought Savannah grassland
Lakes, ponds, and rivers Freshwater
This aquatic biome is home to diverse animals and crustaceans that have adapted to life in the water Ex; sharks, tropical fish, sea turtles Saltwater
Some of these plants are poison oak, scrub oak, Yucca Wiple and other shrubs, trees and cacti. Chaparral
the coral tissue and actually is what gives corals their beautiful colors Coral reef
The driest and hottest place on earth Temperate desert
Some areas are so deep that they can contain entire mountains and even volcanoes Marine
mix of organisms that coexist in a defined space, but on a much smaller scale microbiome

Marine Ecosystem Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Known as nature soup, decomposed marsh grass Detritus
Plants that are adapted to grow, it is either floating on the surface or submerged in mud Hydrophyte
very simple plants that live in water; the size ranks from microscopic plankton to meters-long kelp Algae
poison produced by a living organism Toxin
Where freshwater and salt water meet (coastal area) Estuary
Under layer; something to hold on to or attach to Substrate
an animal that eats another animal for food Predator
Interaction of all living things in an area community
an alteration of adjustment by a species improves the relationship in the environment Adaptation
special blades on the bottom of the kelp above the hold fast that produce spores sporophylls
the top of the kelp forest where blades rest on the surface of the water canopy
a animal that eats plants herbivore
Forms an symbiotic relationship with corals zooxanthellae
a long coral reef near the shore (parallel to it) barrier reef
an island consisting of a circular coral reef surrounding a bay atoll
rise and fall of Earth's water on its coastline Tides
total amount of dissolved salts in a water sample Salinity
algae and animals that float in water which are carried by waves and the currents Plankton
a large stream of (waves) moving water the flows through the oceans Current
rotate between submergence and non submergence because of the tidal waves intertidal
organisms belonging to the animal kingdom. zooplankton

Zoology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Mean none A
What does fake mean Suedo
A superclass of marine inverterbrates including thress classes Stelleroidea
A long spined sea urchins on a coral reef at Contadora island, off the pacific Echinoidea
An abundant and diverse group of worm-like and usually soft-bodied echinoderms. They are found in nearly every marine environment, but are most diverse on tropical shallow-water coral reefs. Holothuroidea
A basic body plan in which the organism can be divided into similar halves by passing a plane at any angle along a central axis, characteristic of sessile and bottom-dwelling animals, as the sea anemone and starfish. Radial Symmetry
symmetry in which similar anatomical parts are arranged on opposite sides of a median axis so that only one plane can divide the individual into essentially identical halves Bilateral symmetry
organ job in echo system Niche
Any animal that possesses coelom. Having a coelom supplement-include most vertebrates and other bilateral animals Coelomates
Jelly substance in between the cell layers Mesoglea
Any animal without a body cavity, such as a flatworm Acoelomate
The course of developmental changes through which an organism passes from its inception through the stage at which it reproduces. Life cycle
An evolutionary trend in the animal kingdom toward centralization of neural and sensory organs in the head or anterior region of the body Cephalization
Radially symmetrical marine invertebrates including e.g. starfish and sea urchins and sea cucumbers Echinodermata
The most primitive animals are asymmetrical True