Type
Crossword
Description

Loggerhead Sea Turtles often mistake what for food? pollution
Other animals depend on Loggerhead Sea turtles making it a ____________ species. Keystone
What are inside the hole which a female loggerhead sea turtle digs for their eggs? Chambers
They are greatly affected by rising ____ levels. sea
They are an ______ species. endangered
What is the name of the years in a Loggerheads adolescence? lost years
They use their ______ jaws to break through hard shells. strong
The loggerhead sea turtle is part of what phylum? chordata
Loggerhead sea turtles only leave the ocean to _____. nest
______ pose a threat to Loggerhead Sea Turtles. Sharks
New born loggerhead sea turtles are a dark gray or _____ color. brown
The loggerhead population is rapidly _______. decreasing
Loggerhead Sea Turtles can serve as ______. habitats
They are typically a reddish- brown or _____ color. yellow
They have very strong ______. jaws
They can swim very long distances which is helpful when looking for food and ________. resources
New born Loggerhead Seat Turtles have a ______ of predators. variety

Classification and Dichotomous Keys Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Swedish Scientist who developed binomial nomenclature Carolus Linnaeus
Organisms are classified into how many Kingdoms? six
The genus name in the scientific name is always... capitalized
The species name in the scientific name is always... underlined
Broadest Classification Group? Domain
Most specific classification group? Species
Eukarya, Bacteria, Archaea belong in what group? Domain
Animalia belongs in what group? Kingdom
Chordata belongs in what group? Phylum
Mammal belongs in what group? class
What is used for identifying unknown organisms? Dichotomous Key
What step do you always start with when using a Dichotomous Key? Step One
When using a Dichotomous Key, do you work forward or backward? Backward
What was the Dichotomous Key based on? Taxonomy
How long did the system that classified animals by their movement last? two thousand years
How many species have been given a scientific name? two million
What is the third broadest Classification level? Genus
The word "Dichotomous" is described as having __ outcomes. two
The first person to create a classification system for living organisms was... Aristotle
True or false: Classification is the system for identifying organisms. true

Taxonomy and Classification Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The broadest category of life. Domain
The most specific category of life. Species
The kingdom we belong in. Animal
The organisms in this kingdom make their own food. (autotrophs) Plants
The domain containing organisms that DO have a nucleus. Eukarya
The kingdom containing mushrooms. Fungi
The kingdom that includes amoeba and paramecium. Protist
Members of this kingdom belong to the domain "bacteria". Eubacteria
Bacteria are this type of cell. Prokaryotes
This is the category below family. genus
This is the category below kingdom. Phylum
The category below phylum. Class
Genus and species are the two terms in the _______________ name. Scientific
Homo sapien is the scientific name for__________ Humans

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

Ecology vocabulary crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

What are animals called that eat meat? Carnivores
Animals that eat plants are? Herbivores
If animals eat both plants and meat they are called Omnivores
If the number of organisms that an environment can support due to limited resources it is Carrying capacity
If an organism cant carry out photosynthesis then they will have to eat on other organisms they are called ? Heterotrophs
A section of biospheres that has different types of organism intereacting with each other and with their environment is called Ecosystem
If a animal feeds on a herbivore and they are carnivores their known as Secondary consumers
The living things that lives in an area and interacts with each and also depend with each others are called Biotic Factors
The non-living things that living things need in order to survive are called Abiotic factors
A diagram that shows the transfer of food energy from one organism to the next organism is called Food chain
A web that is made of more than two food chain inter connect is Food web
A herbivore that feeds on plants are called Primary consumers
Are plants and algae they produce their own food thought process of photosynthesis are Autotrophs
A plant that uses photosynthesis to store energy is called Producers
The struggle between members of the same species or different species for limited reasources is called Competition
If the number of specfic organism in an area is known as Population density
A symbiotic relationship in which both organism benefit is called as Mutualism
A close long term of relationships between two organism of different species is called Symbiosis
A type of symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits while the other is neither helped or harmed is called Commensalism
A role of an organism in an ecosystemis called a Niche

Sea Animals Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a large edible sea snail of coastal waters Abalone
a bright-colored fish of coral reefs Angelfish
the world’s largest marine animal Blue Whale
an aggressive shark that can thrive in both saltwater and fresh water Bull Shark
an intelligent, vocal, social sea mammal Dolphin
a flatfish, camouflaged to match the ocean bottom, with both its eyes located on one side Flounder
one of the largest living animals, up to 43 feet long, found in the world’s deep oceans Giant Squid
a large, aggressive shark with a white belly and gray back Great White Shark
a majestic-looking black-and-white whale with long, wide pectoral fins Humpback Whale
tiny shrimp-like crustaceans, very numerous in all oceans, important food for other creatures Krill
a jawless fish with an eel-like body,many are bloodsuckers Lamprey
a fish with seaweed-like appendages for camouflage Leafy Sea Dragon
a venomous fish with red and white stripes and spiny dorsal fins Lionfish
a large crustacean with a muscular tail and two large claws Lobster
an extinct giant shark, one of the largest predators ever, up to 65 feet long Megalodon
a two-shelled mollusk; most attach themselves to shoreline rocks with tough threads Mussel
an Arctic whale whose males have a long tusk Narwhal
a slender-bodied, long-jawed fish of shallow water Needle Fish
a colorful marine slug Nudibranch
play a major role in the world’s food chains and chemical cycles Plankton
a spiny tropical marine fish that can inflate itself Porcupine Fish
a name for the larger kinds of shrimp Prawn
a small, earless seal native to the Arctic, that makes breathing holes in sea ice Ringed Seal
a soft, sausage-shaped echinoderm with leathery skin and a tentacled mouth Sea Cucumber
a small, upright-swimming fish (it really is a fish) with a horse-like head Sea Horse
a large, eared seal with long limbs acting as flippers Sea Lion
seven species of turtles that have flippers for limbs; they may live for hundreds of years Sea Turtle
predatory star-shaped echinoderms that crawl on tiny tube feet Starfish
a large, migratory fish with a sword-like snout Swordfish
a large shark (up to 16 feet) of tropical and subtropical oceans, with dark stripes Tiger Shark
an Indo-Pacific fish with a horn-like protrusion on its forehead Unicornfish
a large Arctic marine mammal with long tusks and whiskers Walrus
Latin for "swordfish," the genus name for the swordfish group Xiphias
has contrasting orange, white, and black colors Clownfish
also known as a hippo tang, is characterized by its contrasting black and almost neon blue colors Regal Tang
is without a doubt one of the ugliest fish in the sea, stone-like appearance Stonefish
is a favorite among aquarium hobbyists. This shark gets its name from its leopard-like spots Leopard Shark
it is the largest fish in the world Whale Shark

Taxonomy Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Homo Sapiens
Homo
Hominidea
Mammalia
Primate
Vertabrate
Chordata
Animalia
Eukaria
Reproduction
Development
Cells
Homologous Structure
DNA
Organism
Species
Genus
Family
Order
Class
Phylum
Kingdom
Domain
Binomial Nomenclature
Taxon
Taxa
Taxononmy
Classification

Marine Mammal Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Manatees and dugongs belong to this order SIRENIA
Marine mammals, birds, and reptiles are all included in this phylum CHORDATA
Sea Lions can be distinguished from seals by the presence of what? EXTERNALEARS
The sticky material found in the gut of sperm whales derived from squid beaks and other undigested proteins AMBERGRIS
The black and white pattern on the Orca Whale is called this COUNTERSHADING
Sea otters live here KELPFOREST
This whale is the largest toothed whale SPERMWHALE
Dolphins use a series of clicks created by pushing air through the melon and internal passages. What is this type of communication called? ECHOLOCATION
Sea otters belong to this order CARNIVORA
What are a majority of manatee deaths due to in the US? BOATINGACCIDENTS
These are the largest organisms to ever have lived BALEENWHALES
The sea lions, true seals, and walrus all belong to this order PINNIPEDIA
A mating ritual for humpback whales is an intricate what? SONG
This is the order that whales belong to CETACEA
Whales share a common ancestor with these UNGULATES

Horse Project Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

has a reddish brown coat and always has black points. Bay
has a mixed brown and black coat with black points brown
has a lighter reddish brown (coppery) color. Points are the same color as their body. Sorrel
is a darker reddish brown color. Points are the same color as their body. Chestnut
has a pure black coat with no signs of any color. black
golden colored coat with a white or light cream colored mane and tail. palomino
light-to-dark sandy yellow or tan color. Has all black points. Buckskin
almost white coat. Mane and tail are the same color as the body. Cremello
also almost have a white coat. Mane and tail are a bit darker with light copper orange color. Perlino
have sandy yellow coat. Always have a "dorsal" stripe. dun
black skin, gray/smoky coat grullo
have black skin with white or gray hair. gray
Bay, Brown, Sorrel, Chestnut, Gray, Grullo, Dun, Buckskin, Cremello, Perlino, Palomino, Black horses American Quarter Horse
a horse is measured using a _______. hand
Apaloosa, Arabian, Mustang, Thoroughbred horses Light
has a pattern that is applied on top of a base coat appaloosa
black skin, have white markings but only come in solid colors. Arabian
black skin, can have a variety of patches, colors, spots, and stripes. mustang
most commonly brown or bay, chestnut, or gray. Black is not as common. thoroughbred
a male horse stallion
a female horse mare
a horse up to one year old foal
a male horse under the age of four years old colt
a female horse that is less than four years old filly
a male horse that is unable to breed gelding

"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

Breeds of Swine Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

90% of breeding is done by _______ AI
Male pig that has not been castrated Boar
Male pig that has been castrated Barrow
Female pig that has not had a litter Gilt
Female pig that has had a litter Sow
Term used for pigs giving birth to offspring Farrow
The ability to produce large numbers of young Prolific
Maternal breed developed in Pennsylvania Chester White
Originated in Denmark and have large drooping ears Landrace
Landrace pigs are number one in carcass length because they have extra _______ Vertebra
Originated in England, have erect ears, and are called the "Mother Breed" Yorkshire
Have erect ears with 6 points of white Berkshire
Black with a white belt around the body Hampshire
Originated in New Jersey, have a reddish brown color, and drooping ears Duroc
Originated in Ohio, is black with six points of white, and have drooping ears Poland China
Black and white spotted and trace back to the Poland China Spot
Originated in Belgium and is white with black spots Pietrain
Cross between a Hampshire and a Yorkshire Blue Butt
Maternal breeds are all_______ in color White
All of the shires have ______ ears Erect
The difference between the Berkshire and Poland China are their _______ Ears