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  1. SCIENCE VOCABULARY JOviedo 2007

  2. adaptations The ability of an animal to change in order to survive its environment. Body parts & coverings that help animals survive.

  3. adaptations

  4. MIMICRY • AN ADAPTATION WHERE AN ANIMAL LOOKS LIKE ANOTHER ANIMAL OR OBJECT; TO APPEAR AS SOMETHING ELSE • MIMIC, COPY, SIMILAR

  5. MIMICRY FALSE COBRA is not poisonous DRONE FLY BEE Real cobra is venomous

  6. CAMOUFLAGE AN ADAPTATION WHERE THE COLOR OR PATTERN OF AN ANIMAL HELPS IT BLEND (HIDE) IN ITS SURROUDING (WHERE IT LIVES).

  7. CAMOUFLAGE AN ADAPTATION WHERE THE COLOR OR PATTERN OF AN ANIMAL HELPS IT BLEND (HIDE) IN ITS SURROUDING (WHERE IT LIVES).

  8. CAMOUFLAGE

  9. CAMOUFLAGE

  10. CAMOUFLAGE

  11. CAMOUFLAGE

  12. DECOMPOSERS • ORGANISMS THAT BREAKDOWN ( EAT ) DEAD PLANTS OR ANIMALS

  13. LEARNED BEHAVIOR • A BEHAVIOR THAT MUST BE TAUGHT • Examples: • Eating with a fork or spoon Hunt for food / Hide from its predators Attacking / talking

  14. LEARNED BEHAVIOR • A BEHAVIOR THAT MUST BE TAUGHT • NOT: • LEARNING HOW TO VIDEO GAMES • LEARNING HOW TO DRIVE

  15. INSTINCT • An inborn pattern of behavior • Examples: • Crying / Laughing / Sneezing / Coughing • Blinking your eyes • Growling / Flying / Hopping • Breathing

  16. PREDATOR • AN ANIMAL THAT LIVES BY PREYING (HUNTING & EATING) OTHER ANIMALS

  17. PREY • AN ANIMAL HUNTED FOR OR CAUGHT FOR FOOD BY ANOTHER ANIMAL

  18. ECOSYSTEM • LIVING THINGS & NON LIVING THINGS INTERACTING TOGETHER IN AN ENVIRONMENT

  19. SOIL • IT IS A THIN MIXTURE OF ROCK PIECES AND ORGANIC MATTER • THERE ARE 3 LAYERS

  20. HIBERNATION • SPENDING WINTER BEING INACTIVE OR DORMANT by SOME ANIMALS • A LONG DEEP SLEEP

  21. MIGRATION • THE MOVEMENT OF A GROUP OF ANIMALS FROM ONE REGION (PLACE) TO ANOTHER AND BACK AGAIN FOR THE PURPOSE OF BREEDING & FEEDING

  22. REFLEX • AN INVOLUNTARY RESPONSE OR ACTION; automatic ( done without thinking ) • SNEEZE, HICCUP, BLINK

  23. BREEDING • TO PRODUCE AND RAISE/TRAIN YOUNG ANIMALS/PLANT • Mr. Brown’s farm breeds cows to sell at the market.

  24. ENDANGERED • TO PUT IN DANGER BY OVER-HUNTING, POACHING, AND DEFORESTATION

  25. SCIENCE VOCABULARY JOviedo 2007