11 terms

Science Vocabulary List 3

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Produce
to make
Reproduce
make more of the same kind
Offspring
the young of a living thing- children/babies
Egg
the round or oval object that is laid by female birds, insects, many reptiles and fish. Young animals develop and hatch from these eggs.
Larva
wormlike form of an insect from the time it leaves the egg until it becomes pupa
Pupa
the form of an insect while it is changing from wormlike to adult
Chrysalis
a productive stage in the development of some insects. Think cocoon of a butterfly
Adult
full-grown living thing
Population
the number of living things living in one area. Think the population of people in Port Chester.
Predator
an animal that kills and eats other animals
Prey
an animal that is hunted for food by other animals.