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fish with both of its eyes on the side of its head
flounder
bird which can dive through the air at speeds of 220 m.p.h. and more
peregrine falcom
most of the fish in the world fall into this category
bony fish
largest bird in the world
ostrich
tough, flexible skeleton of the shark
cartilage
bird which encloses itself in its nest with a mud wall
hornbill
an example of a jawless fish
lamprey
bird which can fly backward
hummingbird
fish are: a. warmblooded, or b. coldblooded
coldblooded
hard, rouded disks on a fish for protection
scales
relative of the ostrich from South America
rhea
breathing organs of fish
gills
this helps the fish to stay at one level in the water without sinking
swim bladder
process by which a snake loses its outer skin
molting
only lizards in the world that use poison to stun their prey
gila monster and beaded lizard
fastest snake
African black mamba
lizard which is most at home in water
marine iguana
Jacobson's organ helps which sensory organ of a snake
smell
lizard which can squirt a stream of blood from its eyes
horned lizard
tiniest snake inthe world
blind snake
largest poisonous snake in the world
king cobra
poison produced by some snakes
venom
lizard which can change its color
chameleon
crocodillians that live only in the southeastern US and along China's Yangtze River
alligators
how many lizards escape danger
shedding their tails
only reptiles that guard its eggs until they hatch
crocodile
upper section of the turtle's shell
carapace
category of most turtles
freshwater turtles
round, tough layers of skin covering the turtle's shell
scutes
be able to identify and name the following cloud types
cirrus, stratus, cumulus
secretion of amphibians which is mildly poisonous and used for protection
slime
small piece of ice that is tossed up and down inside a cloud, becoming coated with several layers of ice and finally falling to earth
hailstone
baby frogs and toads
tadpoles
dew and frost are caused by this
condensation
breathing organ of young amphibians used until they develop lungs
gills
cause of different seasons
tilt of the earth's axis
process in which an animal changes form as it grows older
metamorphosis
amount of water vapor that air can hold at a given temperature
relative humidity
only animal never bothered by the amphibian's slimy skin
snake
number of major wind systems
three
basic cause of all weather
sun
Be able to list the planets in order from the sun out and write one fact about each
See 273 for facts. Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto
Be able to label the parts of the sun
corona, chromosphere, photosphere, core
Be able to discuss the following scenario: You see a lizardlike animal sunning on a rock. Is it a salamander or lizard? How do you know?
See textbook for answers.