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

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

Vertebrates and Invertebrates Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

vertebrates like us Humans
they produce milk for their young mammals
both vertebrates and invertebrates need to breath in this gas oxygen
The phylum that includes insects and crustaceans Arthropoda
These animals fly, and belong to the class Aves. Birds
Fish use these to extract oxygen from water. Gills
An animal that takes on the temperature of its surroundings. Coldblooded
These animals have no backbones. Invertebrates
Used by land animals to extract oxygen from the air. Lungs
An animal that has a backbone. Vertebrate
Insects possess this type of skeleton. Exoskeleton
Humans and other vertebrates possess this type of skeleton. Endoskeleton
Frogs, toads, and salamanders Amphibians
The skin of a fish is made of these. Scales
The skin of mammals is covered by__________. hair
Able to maintain a constant body temperature. Warmblooded
invertebrate with 8 legs spider
invertebrate with six legs insect
Body symmetry equal on both sides bilateral
Symmetry in which body radiates out from a central hub Radial

Animal Adaptations Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

All living things have the ability to respond to _____________. stimuli
A __________ makes its own food. Autotroph
____________ and ______________ make up the scientific name. genusspecies
_______________ level of classification contains the smallest number of organisms. Species
About 97% of animals are ______________ they do not have a backbone invertebrate
_________________ animals have a body temp. that is controlled by their environment. ectothermic
__________________ have a body temp that is controlled internally. endothermic
Horns, antlers, and claws are structures for ______________ defense
When an animal looks like another animal or plant. mimicry
________________ is a response to an increase in a mammals body temp. sweating
A Canadian goose relocting in the winter is an example of this. migration
_____________________ is a response in which animals lose skin or fur. shedding
_____________________ is a response that allows water to evaporate from an animals mouth and lungs. panting
During ______________________ an animals body system use much less energy. hibernation
__________________ or physical adaptations are body parts that allow an animal to survive in its environment. Structural
______________________ adaptations are actions that allow an animal to survive in its environment behavioral

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 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

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

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

Invertebrates Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

In aquatic animals, this structure allows fish to breathe gills
animal with no backbone invertebrate
organism with more than one cell. The cells work together multicellular
skeleton on the interior of the organisms body endoskeleton
skeleton on the exterior of the body exoskeleton
basic need of all living things Water
flattened organism with a digestive system and only one opening flatworm
Round, cylinder body with two openings Round worm
animal with joints on their appendages and legs and a jointed exoskeleton arthropod
An organism that filters the water for food; Think Patrick's best friend sponge
organism that lives in or on another organism parasite
animal with a soft body and no skeleton mollusk
the action or process of regenerating or being regenerated, in particular the formation of new animal tissue regeneration
cnidarians have stinging cells called _______________. Cnidocytes
heart that circulates blood that forms a closed loop closed circulatory system
when the end of an organism contains all nerve tissues and sensory organs cephalization
nearer the front, especially situated in the front of the body or nearer to the head anterior
irregular in shape; containing no symmetry asymmetric
body cavity that contains organs coelom
relating to the upper side or back of an animal or organ dorsal
appendage that makes some invertebrates mobile foot
organism can be split into two equal halves and no more bilateral symmetry
___________ is a carbohydrate that forms part of the exoskeleton of arthropods. chitin
body part of crustaceans made of the head and thorax cephalothorax
half of the crushing organ in an arthropod's mouthparts mandible
an outer or enclosing layer of tissue mantle
what happens between the caterpillar and butterfly stage metamorphosis
shedding an old shell, to make way for a new growth. molt
nerve cells are linked to one another in a web nerve net
a cartilaginous skeletal rod supporting the body in invertebrates notochord
further back in position; of or nearer the rear or hind end posterior
body plan where all parts are centered around a circular axis radial symmetry
back part of the body of an arthropod; part of an insect's body behind the thorax abdomen
the major cord of nerve fibers running the length of an animal's body nerve cord
false body cavity pseudocoelom
arachnid with 8 legs spider
these never go away in the summer; are considered a nuisance mosquitos
tube where invertebrates get rid of waste nephridium
both digestive and circulatory cavity gastrovascular cavity
a marine echinoderm with five or more radiating arms starfish

Animal Classification Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

This animal classification lives in the water and lays eggs. Fish
This animal classification has live birth. Mammals
This animal classification has eggs but can fly. Bird
This type of animal classification can live on land and water. Amphibians
This types of animal classification lays eggs and has scales. Reptile
This animal lives in the water but is a mammal. Dolphin
An animal that is a vertebrate has this. Backbone
This type of animal classification does not have a backbone. Invertebrate
This is the largest group of invertebrates. Insects
This is another name for the reptile frog. Toad
Elephants, dogs, cats, and dolphins all have _______ birth. Live
Female mammals can give this to their babies. Milk
This is another type of invertebrates. Arthropods
This animal is an invertebrate and has 8 tentacles. Octopus
All mammals have this on their bodies. (Hint: You have it too!) Hair
Mammals, birds, fish, amphibians, and reptiles are all this type of classification. Vertebrates

Animal Kingdom Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To move at regular times of the year from one region to another for food, mating, or warmer temperature. migrate
Having a body temperature that stays the same in both hot and cold weather. warm-blooded
Animals without backbones invertebrates
An animal on or in which a parasite lives host
Animals with backbones vertebrates
A body part that sticks out. appendage
Organs that allow fish to get oxygen. gills
Having a body temperature that changes with the temperature of the environment cold-blooded
An organism that lives on or in another organism parasite
An animal with a shell, jointed appendages, and a body divided into segments. arthropod
Animals that have hair on their bodies and give birth to live young. mammals
An organism that lives part of its life in water and part on land. amphibian