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What amphibians do in the winter.
Hibernate
What once had a notochord, dorsal hollow nerve chord, and gill slits
Chordates
What term is used for the system the skull and vertebrae are a part of?
Endoskeleton
What species has more varieties than all other vertebrates? (And Ms. Kohler loves to catch them in the summer!)
Fish
What are ectothermic vertebrates that spend part of their lives in water and part on the land?
Amphibians
What is an ectotherm that has dry, scaly skin? They also lay amniotic eggs.
Reptiles
What structure becomes the backbone?
Notochord
What develops into a spinal cord with a brain at the front end? (We can only hope there is a brain there!!!)
Dorsal hollow nerve chord
What term is used to mean an animal's body temperature changes with the climate?
Ectotherm
What term is used to mean an animal's temperature stays the same in all climates? (Humans would be this, unless we have a fever!)
Endotherm
What is the tough, flexible tissue in the tips of the nose called?
Cartilage
What structure does a reptile embryo develop in?
Amniotic egg
These structures are used by fish to steer, balance, and swim away from Ms. Kohler in the summer time when she is fishing.
Fins
If you are inactive in the summer like Ms. Kohler, you would be in ....
estivation
What is the term for a species whose overall health refects the health of their particular ecosystem?
biological indicators