5th Grade Animals
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What are the 2 main types of animals?
Vertebrates and Invertebrates
These animals have a backbone
These animals don't have backbones
These are the 5 different types of vertebrates
mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians
These invertebrates have can have 1 or 2 shells
Sea stars and sea urchins are examples of these invertebrates that live in salt water
These invertebrates have segmented bodies.
Some of the ways that animals can communicate with each other include
making sounds, changing colors, and movement
The different stages and organism goes through as it grows and changes is called this.
Every life cycle begins with this.
a fertilized egg
What are the steps in complete metamorphosis?
egg, larvae, pupa, adult
The steps in incomplete metamorphosis include...
egg, nymph, adult
What is it called when an invertebrate loses its shell?
What is an adaptation?
a characteristic that helps a living thing survive
A physical adaptation that helps keep an organism hidden
Behaviors that animals know how to do without being taught are called...
an animal that is only active at night
A long period of inactivity that is like sleeping is called this.and
This behavior is when animals move to different locations due to changes in the weather.
What are the 3 different types of adaptations living things can exhibit?
physical, behavioral and life cycle
a spider spinning a web and a baby crying are examples of
Examples of physical adaptations include.....
thick fur, camouflage, horns, thorns, etc.