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Two or more food chains are connected. What are these connected food chains called?
-a food web
A seed from a desert plant would probably grow best...
-in dry,sandy soil in a sunny area
Mice are a source of food for some birds. Which population would most likely increase if the number of mice in a field increased?
-all types of birds
i.e. hawks
The correct order of growth in most plants is ...
seed-seedling-mature plant
The number of insects in an area becomes larger. Because of this, which other type of animal will most likely become larger in number?
-birds
How are pollen grains most often transferred from one plant to another?
-by the wind
How does energy move in a food cain?
grass-cows-people
An oak tree produces many acorns. What will most likely happen to these acorns?
-some of them will grow into new trees
What supplies energy for all living things?
-sun
Which property helps some seeds travel by wind or water from on place to another?
-light weight
Many kinds of snakes eat mice.
If all the snakes in an area die, then the mouse population will most likely ...
-increase
Egg-Larva-Pupa-Adult shows a ...
-life cycle
Why are plants the basic producers for food chains?
-plants use the sun's energy to make food
What is the correct order of growth of most insects?
egg-larva-pupa-adult
In a forest, a group of different plants and animals depend on each other for food and other needs. This group is called a
- community
Which seed will be carried most easily by the wind?
-Draw a picture
The main purpose of a plant's flower is to...
-produce fruit and seeds
A plant was put in a closed box with a hole in the side and placed by a window. After several weeks, the plant started to grow out of the hole. Why did this happen?
-plants grow toward light
A marble will sink in water. The marble does this because it...
-is more dense than water
Egg-Larva-Pupa-Adult shows the life cycle of a ...
-butterfly
Why do plants have leaves?
-to produce food
Life Cycle of a Frog
Eggs-Young Tadpole-Older Tadpole-Adult Frog
Which stage of growth leads directly to the next?
-eggs to young tadpole
-young tadpole to adult frog
-adult frog to eggs
The total number of robins living in a park is called a
-population
The main purpose of plant roots is to ...
-take in water
Which property of jelly beans determine the number that will fit in an empty glass jar?
-size and shape
Which part of a plant is most often found inside the fruit?
seed
Acorn - Squirrel - Eagle
-a food chain
During the winter what happens in the roots of a tree?
-the roots store food
The total number of grasshopper living in a field is called
-population
Which part of a plant takes in the most water?
root
Which activity would result in a liquid changing to a solid?
-making ice cubes
What must happen before a flowering plant can produce seeds?
-pollen must be transferred
Where would butter most likely turn into a liquid?
-on a hot stove
Apple trees can live for many years, but beans plants usually live for only a few months. This statement shows that...
-plants have lifespans of different lengths
A sweater is softer than a coat. Which property is the reason for this?
-texture
A student uses a hand lens to watch a mealworm for a few minutes. What can the student most likely observe about the mealworm?
-how many legs it has
The hardness of a wooden log remains the same if the wood is
-cut in half
A student was watching a squirrel in a tree. What would the student know about the squirrel just from looking at it?
-the squirrel's tail was long and bushy
Mary found a shell on the beach. By looking at the shell, she could tell the
-color and shape
A ball of clay was placed in a pan of water. It sank to the bottom. The same clay was then formed into a boat and again placed in the water. The clay boat floated. Why was the clay boat able to float?
-the shape of the clay was changed
Which property of an object will never affect whether the object sinks or floats?
-color