When a fly lands in a spiders web, the spider uses the vibration to locate it.
What sense does the spider use during this process?
Mr. Walker plants a new plant next to a tall tree in his yard. It is partly in the sun, but is mostly in the shade. He notices that it is growing with all of its leaves on one side. Why is the plant growing this way?
Seagulls are adapted to life on the coast because they are good at?
What do humans and other animals use the sense of taste to do?
In the warm southwest United States rabbits are brown and have long ears. In polar regions rabbits are white and have shorter ears.Why do rabbits from polar regions have white fur?
Warblers are birds that live in Georgia. They leave Georgia during the winter and fly to places that are warmer. After winter is over, they fly back to Georgia. What is this called?
This armadillo is responding to its environment by rolling itself into a ball-like position. How does this response most likely help armadillos?
Which animal response is an example of how organisms respond to the threat of predators?
Different plants have different leaves. The leaves that a plant has are adapted to its environment.Why do evergreen plants have needles rather than leaves?
A stimulus is any change in the environment of an animal. Animals respond to a stimulus in order to keep themselves safe and healthy. Animals that do not respond to a stimulus do not survive for long.
Think about a day in the life of this rabbit. Which behavior would be a response to a stimulus in the rabbit's environment?
The koala is an animal native to Australia. Despite the popular name, koala bear, they aren't bears, but marsupials like kangaroos, that keep their newborns in a stomach pouch.
They have developed very differently than other marsupials, in part because they spend most of their lives in the eucalyptus trees that serve as their main source of food.
What adaptation helps them lead this tree bound life?
Rabbits come in a variety of colors. Different environments have different dominant colors, and the dominant color helps the rabbit survive by providing camouflage. What type of environment is most likely to have white rabbits?
Examine this photograph of a bird. Note that the beak of this bird is short and very strong. What type of food is a bird with kind of beak likely to eat?
In a dense forest, some trees are very tall. The type of plant MOST LIKELY to survive underneath these trees is one that
Otters have webbed feet that help them swim, and nostrils and ears that close when they dive underwater. These suggest that the otter is most suited for which environment?
Which of these adaptations enables a fish to live underwater?
Climate change is causing the average annual temperature to increase. Birds that have adapted to temperatures in their environment must find a way to adapt. If temperatures warm up due to human activities, which adaptation are the birds MOST LIKELY to make?
What adaptation helps protect a cactus against herbivores?