Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Classify Animals Ch3

Classifying Animals

TermDefinition
Taxonomy the science of classifying organisms
cartilage a material in vertebrate skeletons, softer than bone
gill breathing structure for vertebrates that live in water
vertebrates animals with backbones
vertebra one of the bones or block of cartilage that makes up a backbone
species a group of organisms that can breed with each other to produce offspring like themselves
invertebrates animals without backbones
classify to group things based on the features they share
scientific name the name given to each species consisting of its genus and its species label
amphibian a vertebrate that lives at first in water and then on land
metamorphosis a major change in form that occurs as some animals develop into adults
reptile an egg-laying vertebrate that breathes with lungs
mammary gland a milk-producing structure on the chest or abdomen of a mammal
warm-blooded having a body temperature that stays the same (birds and mammals)
cold-blooded having a body temperature that changes with its surroundings (fish, amphibians, and reptiles)
Created by: alaskowitz
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards