Type
Crossword
Description

A pile of logs. Logpile
A living thing that can not move. Plant
A habitat that is a pool of water. pond
A small habitat. Microhabitat
A place that a living thing lives. habitat
A small animal with out a backbone. invertebrate
Land covered in trees. woodland
A small animal like an insect. Minibeast
A place that gives protection. Shelter
A single cell living thing. organism

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

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

Life Science Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

All living and nonliving things that exist and interact in one place. Ecosystem
The remains of plants and animals. Organic Matter
All the organisms that live in the same ecosystem and interact with each other. Community
All the organisms of the same kind that live in the ecosystems. Population
An organism that eats living things to get energy. Consumer
An animal such as an insect or bird, that helps plants make seeds by moving pollen from one part of the plant to another. Pollinator
Any organism that makes its own food. Producer
The process of making more of one's own kind. Reproduction
The scattering or carrying away of seeds from the plant that produced them. Seed Dispersal
An animal that only eats other animals. Carnivore
An animal that only eats plants. Herbivore
An animal that eats both plants and other animals. Omnivore
The process plants use to make food. Photosynthesis
An animal that hunts other animals for food. Predator
An animal that is hunted for food by a predator. Prey
To break down into simpler materials. Decay
An orgaism that breaks down the remains of dead organisms. Decomposer
A tiny living thing that can only be seen with a microscope. Microorganism
The process of breaking down materials into a different form for a new use. Recycling
An animal that feeds on the remains of dead animals. Scavenger
A physical feature or behavior that helps an organism survive in its habitat. Adaptation
The coloring, marking, or other physical appearance of an animal that helps it blend in with its surroundings. Camoflauge
The place where an organism lives. Habitat
To go into deep sleep during which an animal uses very little energy and usually does not need to eat. Hibernate
An adaptation that allows an animal to protect itself by looking like another kind of animal or like a plant. Mimicry
The role a plant or an animal plays in its habitat. Niche
A group of organisms that produce organisms of one kind. Species
No longer living Extinct
To move to another region when seasons change and food supplies become scarce. Migrate
A major division of geologic time defined by events that took place during that time. Era
The preserved traces and remains of an organism that lived long ago Fossil
A scientist who studies fossils. Paleontologist

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

Habitats Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The place an animal lives it its_______. habitat
All the living and nonliving things in a place make up an_____________. environment
The way an animal looks to help it hide is called______. camouflage
The order in which animals eat other living things is called a_________. foodchain
Some animals_____, or stay in a deep sleep in the summer. estivate
An armadillo's hard plates are an________. adaptation
Some animals_______, or go into a deep sleep through the winter. hibernate
Many animals______ to warmer places to find food. migrate
This habitat gets lots of rain. rainforest
This habitat is the home to a raccoon. forest
This is a fresh water habitat. pond
This habitat is very hot and dry. desert
Polar bears call this habitat their home. tundra
This is a salt water habitat. ocean

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

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

Ecology Crossword for Science

Type
Crossword
Description

Non living factors in an environment. Abiotic
Things having been changed to help the creature survive or better change to its habitat/situation. Adaptation
Opposite of descendant. Ancestor
One of the five Kingdoms, not plants, fungi, prokaryotes or the eukaryotes. Animalia
Living organism which feeds mainly on living matter. Can be domesticated. Animal
An invertebrate animal of the large phylum Arthropoda, such as an insect, spider, or crustacean. Arachnids are also classed under this. Arthropod
The standard amount of something that is taken as 'normal' / usual. Average
The type of adaptation involving, relating to, or emphasizing behaviour. Behavioural
Variety of plant and animal life in the world/particular habitat, a high level being considered important. Biodiversity
Relating to the living organism/factors in the environment. Biotic
Meat eater. Carnivore
Something that is the main ingredient in making plant cell walls. Cellulose
Series of questions and instructions to help identify an unknown object/organism. Classification Key
All the living organisms in a certain area. Community
Organisms that get their energy by eating other living organisms. Consumer
Organisms that feed on dead plant and animal materials that help them to decay. Decomposer
An animal that feeds on dead organic material. Detritivore
Opposite of nocturnal; sleeping during the day. Diurnal
The role and position a species has in its environment, how it meets its needs for food and shelter, how it survives, and how it reproduces also the Abiotic and Biotic factors. Ecological Niche
A graphical model that illustrates the flow of energy through different forms of life in an ecosystem. Ecological Pyramid
The branch of biology which deals with the relations of organisms to one another and to their physical surroundings. Ecology
Biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment in which they live. Ecosystem
Internal skeleton. Endoskeleton
Surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives/operates. Environment
The type of substance Rennet is. Enzyme
An educated guess/roughly calculated. Estimate
Organism with membranes around the organelles, also having a nucleus. Eukaryote
Over the years, having developed and grown/changes. eg. Monkey to man. Evolution
External skeleton. Exoskeleton
Type of variable. Something that can change and influence the result. Factor
The number of Kingdoms. Five
The show of energy transfer through interacting organisms, the feeding relationship between all the biotic components. Food Chain
Shows all the interlinked chains/connections of food. Food Web

Vertebrates and Invertebrates Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Insects and some other invertebrates have? Exoskeletons
What type of vertebrate is a human? mammal
What type invertebrate is small and has a shell? snail
Whats an animal lacking a back bone? invertebrate
invertebrates makes up what percentagy of the population? ninety eight
What type of vertebrate is a turttle? reptile
What type of vertebrate is a pigeon. bird
what type of vertebrate is a shark? fish
What type of vertebrate is a frog? amphibian
What is an invertebrate that has 5 legs? starfish