Activity 2 Invertebrate Animal Research Report

Posted By on Dec 22, 2013


Red-eyed skimmer

Red-eyed skimmer

1a. Classification: Invertebrate? Explain why.
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1b. Common name: ____________________________________________

1c. Scientific name: ___________________________________________

 

2. What kind of ecosystem is your animal commonly found in?
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3a. Describe the physical characteristics (size, color, etc):
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3b. Does your animal camouflage, and if so, describe?
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3c. Does your animal have unique adaptations which give it an advantage to see, hear, move, find food, etc?
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4a. Range: Where are they found on a global scale (around the world and across USA)?
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4b. Does your animal migrate, and if so, where?
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5a. Population: How many exist?
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5b. Status: Endangered, Threatened, or Stable
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5c. Life cycle: Describe the life cycle of your animal.
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6. Habitat: Describe their home:
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7. Diet: What do they eat?
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8. Do they prey upon certain animals? If so, which ones?
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9. Who are their predators (who eats them)?
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10. Where does your animal fit in the food web?
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11. Did the Ohlone Indians capture this animal, and if so, describe what they used the animal for?
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12. What do you find most interesting about your animal?
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References

(Please write all of the websites where you found your information. This is very important to do when doing research!)

 

www.watsonvillewetlandwatch.org

www.discovertheforest.org

www.nationalgeographic.com or Google: National Geographic for Kids

 

Google your animal, for example, Monarch butterfly information for kids. That way you get websites for children which will be easier for you to read.

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