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science 8/25/10

Science Chapter 2

animals without a backbone invertebrates
vertebrates that live their entire life in water fish
the grouping of things by using a set of rules classification
animals that have moist skin and no scales amphibians
animals that have dry, scaly skin reptiles
animals that have hair and produce milk for their young mammals
living things that look like plants but cannot make their own food; examples: mushrooms fungi
the kingdom of classification for organisms that have only one cell and also have a nucleus or cell control center protist
the kingdom of classification for organisms that have only one cell and no nucleus moneran
the largest group onto which living things can be classified kingdom
the plants that do not have tubes nonvascular plants
animals with a backbone vertebrates
the smallest name grouping used in classification species
the second-smallest name grouping used in classification genus
plants that have tubes vascular plants
vertebrates with feathers birds
name 3 examples of fungi mold, yeast and mushrooms
What would scientists do if they discovered an animal that did not fit one of the kingdoms? make a new kingdom
Name two characteristics that help animals with backbones survive in their surroundings. sharp senses and large brains
What is the name of the invertebrates with legs that have several joints? athropods
What is the name of the invertebrates which may or may not have a shell? mollusks
What characteristics do all invertebrates have in common? They have no backbone.
Where do the mucles attach to the skeletons of animals? joints
What is a good example of a plant without tubes? moss
How does water travel in nonvascular plants? from cell to cell
Why are vascular plants taller than the nonvascular plants? Vascular plants are able to draw water and nutrients up through tubes, so the plants are able to grow taller.
A snail is an example of a mollusk. t or f true
Where are nonvascular plants most likely to be found? along a riverbed
Bacteria is an example of monerans. t or f true
Which species are not vertebrates? Spiders
Are clams vertebrates or invertebrates? invertebrates
A plant with flowers or cones is vascular or nonvascular? vascular
A frog is an example of an amphibian. t or f true
Are fish vertebrates or invertebrates? vertebrates
Created by: kristinds