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When an animal looks like something else in its environment mimicry
A place where an animal raises its young and protects itself from the weather and enemies shelter
How an animal's body or behavior helps it survive adaptation
A long journey animals make when seasons change migration
An animal goes into a deep winter sleep hibernation
A behavior an animal is born with (a spider knowing how to make a web) instinct
A behavior that is taught (a lion teaching its cub how to hunt) learnedbehavior
An animal's color that helps it blend into its environment camouflage
How an animal looks that helps it survive (a fish has fins to swim) physicaladaptation
Something an animal does to help it survive (birds flying south in the winter) behavioraladaptation

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Adaptation Word Search

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Adaptation
Behavioral Adaptation
Biome
Camouflage
Carnivore
Climate
Countershading
Ecosystem
Endangered Species
Environment
Extinct
Habitat
Herbivore
Hibernation
Instinct
Learned Behavior
Metamorphosis
Migration
Mimicry
Natural Section
Omnivore
Physical Adaptation
Predator
Prey

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Heredity and Adaptation Word Search

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Hair color
eye color
Traits
Behavioral adaptation
Structural adaptation
Predator
Offspring
Allele
Recessive traits
Dominant trait
Variations
Nucleus
Genes
Chromosomes
Cells
Heredity
Inherited trait
Learn behavior
Hibernation
Migration
Metamorphosis
Instinct
Oxygen
Adaptation
Shelter
Mimicry
Environment
Camouflage

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Animal Adaptations Review Crossword

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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

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ecosystem word search

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indanger
extinct
hibernate
reproduce
migrate
desert
grassland
ocean
mimicry
adaptation
camouflage
ecosystem
predator
prey
instincts
adaptations
plants
animals
sun
decomposers
consumers
producers

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C5L2 Adaptation and Extinction Crossword

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Inherited helpful traits that increase an organisms chance of survival and reproduction in a particular environment. Adaptation
When a species becomes extinct when all the individuals of a particular species die off. Extinction
Physical traits of the body that helps organisms survive and reproduce. Structural Adaptation
Humans and natural disasters have destroyed an organisms habitat. Loss of habitat
Coloring that blends in with environment which makes organisms difficult to see. Camouflage
The fewer number of individuals left in a species, the less genetic variations so fewer individuals lead to related creatures. Loss of genetics diversity
When one species looks like another species in order to deceive a predator. mimicry
Sometimes climate change happens so suddenly that a species doesn't have any members with genetic traits that allow survival let alone adaptations. inability to adapt
Patterns of action that help organisms survive and reproduce. Behavioral adaptations
Humans introduces new species to an environment if there isn't consumer to keep that new species in check, it can outcompete the native species and take over. Competition with exotic species

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Life Science Crossword

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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

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Ecosystems Word Search

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ecosystem
tundra
rainforest
migrate
habitat
environment
camouflage
saltwater
organism
instinct
grassland
desert
cactus
resources
mimicry
hibernate
freshwater
community
adaptation

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Evolution Crossword Puzzle

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The sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms Evolution
A process in which individuals that have certain inherited traits tend to survive and reproduce at higher rates than other individuals because of those traits. Natural Selection
Breeding organisms with specific traits in order to produce offspring with identical traits. artificial selection
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce adaptation
Ability of an organism to survive and reproduce in its environment fitness
Process by which unrelated organisms independently evolve similarities when adapting to similar environments convergent evolution
A change in the allele frequency of a population as a result of chance events rather than natural selection. genetic drift
Ability of an animal to look like another more harmful animal mimicry
A structural adaptation that enables an organism to blend in with its environment camouflage
Structures that do not have a common evolutionary origin but are similar in function analogous structures

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Natural Selection & Adaptations Crossword

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a seasonal movement of animals migration
an inherited trait that helps an organism survive adaptation
the process by which species of organisms with traits best suited to their environment are most likely to survive and reproduce natural selection
the struggle among organisms for food and space competition
Even though whales, horses, and bats don't look anything like humans, we actually share a lot in common, like live births & warm-blooded. Scientists think its because we all share a common ___. ancestor
Charles Darwin traveled all over the world on this ship. Beagle
differences in traits in a population of organisms variation
traits can be passed down to offspring through genes heredity
blending in with the environment camouflage
a characteristic of an organism trait
scientist who wrote "On the Origin of Species..." Charles Darwin
Darwin famously described the adaptations of these island birds finches
Darwin observed adaptations on these islands galapagos
organisms develop adaptations that help them survive in their ____. environment
natural selection occurs over many _____. generations
amount of food, water, shelter, etc. that control populations limiting factors
where variations come from mutations
something an organism does behavior
the way an organism is built structural
when an organism looks or behaves like another kind of organism mimicry
the deliberate breeding of plants or animals for desired traits selective breeding
an adaptation that is INSIDE an organism's body internal
an adaptation that is OUTSIDE an organism's body external
A part of some plants that grows underground. It is used as food (energy) storage for the plant during cold seasons. bulb
An internal structure of a plant that resembles tubes. These structures transport water and nutrients from the plant's roots to its stem and leaves. (similar to circulatory systems of animals) xylem
An internal structure of fish that allow them to survive underwater by taking in oxygen through the water. gills
how well an organism is suited to its environment fitness
organisms produce more offspring than can survive in an environment overpopulation
there must be a _____ to survive for selection struggle
An explanation that has a large amount of scientific evidence to support it theory

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Ecology Crossword for Science

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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

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