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WeekS 16/17

Science Mysteries

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Lost at the

State Fair

Find the child's missing stuffed animal!

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Answer correctly and throw the clown into the water five times to earn your reward.

DunkTHE CLOWN!

This diagram shows a food chain from the River From, a freshwater ecosystm in England. In this food change, the midge larve is a consumer. Why?

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It's bigger than the diatom.

It makes its own food.

It eats another organism.

It is eaten by another orgnanism.

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Look at the diagram. The European grayling is a predator. Why?

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It hunts and eats a consumer.

It makes its own food.

It is bigger than the other creatures.

Its eaten by another consumer.

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Right!Two down, three to go!

Look at the diagram. The collared lemming is a herbivore. Why?

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It hunts and eats a consumer.

It makes its own food.

It is smaller than the consumer.

It eats a producer.

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Look at the diagram and fill in the blank below. In this food chain, matter moves from producer to consumer when the _____ is eaten by the ________.

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amphipod; mudminnow

alage; amphipod

mudminnow; yellow perch

algae; mudminnow

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Right!One more to go!

Which of the following is TRUE about a food web?

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Food webs are a model consisting of multiple food chains.

Food webs are not affected by environmental changes.

Scavengers don't affect food webs because they only eat dead animals or plants.

Food webs aren't affected by a change in a single food chain.

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You have found a stuffed animal! But it's not the child's, keep looking!

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Which image is the real one?Choose well and get to your reward!

MIRROR LABYRINTH

Which of the following is a consumer?

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Which of the following is a producer?

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True or False: Producers cannot make their own food.

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True or False: A food web shows the relationships between different food chains.

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Which of the following is a food chain?

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You have found a second stuffed animal, but it's not the one we're looking for - keep searching!

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HORSE RACE

Answer correctly before the time runs outand make your horse reach the finish line first!

Squirrels spend much of their day collecting acorns and storing them around their nests. Why do squirrels spend so much time collecting acorns?

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They line their nests with acorns to keep warm.

They use the acorns to camouflage their nests

They get the energy they need to survive from the acorns.

They trade the acorns with other animals for food.

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Much of the energy our bodies use to move and grow comes from the sun. The heat and light from the Sun must be transformed into usable energy. What is the primary medium through which the Sun's light and heat are captured and transformed into usable energy for our bodies?

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solar panels

plants

nuclear power plants

dams

Wrong!

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Which is an adaptation of behavior that helps an animal survive?

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A barn owl hears mice moving through grass at night.

A chimpanzee fishes for termites with a stick.

A polar bear's thick fur keeps it warm in Arctic winters.

A duck's webbed feet paddle on a freshwater pond

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Which structure of this cactus provides protection from plant eaters?

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its large size

its thick stems

its deep roots

its spines

Wrong!

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Which classificaiton does not apply to a consumer?

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prey

omnivore

carnivore

predator

Wrong!

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The trees would begin to take over and there would be less grass.

Drag the halo of light!

In the savannahs in Africa, elephants and giraffes both use acacia trees for food. What impact would removing these large animals from the savannah most likely have on the surroundings?

The poppulation of smaller animals would take over because there would be no predators.

The population of acacia trees would decrease.

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The camo moth has a greater chance of survival.

Ashley is identifying insects and finds a camo moth. A camo moth looks like a leaf and is able to easily blend in with its surroundings. Which of the following is a result of this ability?

The camo moth uses less energy.

The camo moth has few offspring to care for.

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Florida black bears hibernate less because their climate is not as cold.

The American Black Bear lives in many parts of North America. A black bear in Colorado might hibernate for three or more months in winter, while a black bear in Florida may hibernate for only a few weeks, or not at all. Which statement best explains why?

Florida black bears eat different food from bears in Colorado and need less rest.

Florida black bears are a different species from Colorado black bears.

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green algae to brine shrimp

brine shrimp to perch

perch to kingfisher

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Look at the diagram. Which of the following describes the transfer of energy from a producer to a consumer?

diatom

copepod

blue sprat

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Look at the diagram. Matter first enters this food chain when the __________ makes food using photosythesis.

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