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4th Grade Science - Chap. 2&3

Terms

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annual rings
these are the layers of wood that tell the age of a tree
911
dial this in case of an emergency
sucking mouth
a butterfly has this kind of mouth
germinate
to sprout
chewing mouth
a grasshopper has this kind of mouth
thorax
an instect's legs are attached to this part of its body
piercing sucking mouth
a mosquito has this kind of mouth
spiracles
Air enters an insect's breathing tubes through these
Sabal, Washington
the two palms native to America
mushroom
this plant cannot produce food on its own because it does not contain chlorophyll
exoskeleton
the hard coat of armor that protects an instects body parts
predator
an animal that captures and feeds upon other animals
antennae
these are an incest's feelers
stems
celery and rhubarb are examples of this part of the plant
molting
this is the process of growing a new exoskeleton and crawling out of the old one
evergreen
trees that stay green year round in changing seasons
broccoli, cauliflower
two flowers we eat
simple
these eyes allow an insect to sense light and motion
palm
this group of trees does not have annual rings or bark
conifers
trees that produce cones instead of flowers
dragonfly, fireflies
insects that communicate by sight
carbon dioxide
this is the gas plants take out of the air
primary root
the first root a seed sends into the soil is called this
exoskeleton, 3 body parts, 6 jointed legs
characteristics that an animal must have to be classified as an insect
black swallowtail
this butterfly lays its eggs on the leaves of Queen Anne's lace, parsley, celery and carrots
ovipositor
the egg-laying part of some female insects
wax
honeybees make the cells of their hives from this
crown
this part of a tree is made up of the leaves and branchs
needleleaf, broadleaf, palm
the three main groups of trees
painted lady
this butterfly feeds on thistle
pupa
this is the third stage of complete metamorphosis
coconut
there are 1,000 uses for the products of this palm
Francesco Redi
this man proved that maggots do not come from spoiled meat
coconut, date
these two palms give us something to eat
sepal
this part of a flower protects the bud
compound
large eyes made up of many small eyes
mimicry
when a harmless animal looks like a harmful one
leaves
lettuce, spinach, cabbage are examples of these
embryo
the part of the seed that is the new plant
penicillin
this life-saving antibiotic is produced from mold
fruits
apples and bananas are these
stamen
this part of a flower holds the pollen
maple
this broadleaf's leaves resemble hands
egg
this is the first stage of metamorphosis
hemlock
this needleleaf has flat needles that grow in little stalks
acorn
the fruit of an oak tree
fungus
mushrooms are a type of this
amazon ants
these ants kidnap baby ants and use them as slaves
vertebrates
animals with backbones
sight, smell, touch, dance, sound
ways insects communicate
poinsetta
a poisonous plant
key
the fruit of a maple
adult
this is the last stage of metamorphosis
social insects
insects that live and work closely together are called this
green plants
people and animals depend on these for food
law of biogensis
this law says that life can only come from other life
insecticide
a chemical used to kill insects
seed coat
the part of the seed that covers and protects the embryo
dormant
seeds are alive but not growing
head, thorax abdomen
these are the three body parts of an insect
bark
this is the protective layer that covers the outside of the trunk
hibernate
to go into a long, long sleep (usually for the winter)
oxygen
this is the gas plants put back into the air
camoflage
a disguise that causes people or animals to blend in with their surroundings
scissor-tailed flycathcher
this bird is named for its long tail
chewing lapping mouth
a bee has this kind of mouth
stored food
the part of the seed that nourishes the young plant until its ready to make food on its own
deciduous
this word means "falling down"
invertebrates
animals without backbones
mockingbird
this bird mimics strret sounds as well as other birds
dance
what honeybees do to tell other bees where food can be found
Isabella moth
the wooly bear turns into this
sunflower
a tall plant that turns and faces the sun
photosynthesis
the process of using the sun's energy to change water and carbon dioxide into sugars
abdomen
this body part contains the insect's heart and stomach
roots
this part of a tree anchors the tree in the ground
parasite
an animal or plant that attaches itself to another plant or animal and feeds on it
pine
needleleaf trees whose thin needles grow in bundles of 2 - 5
ant
this is the Bible example of a hard worker; uses touch to communicate
fall webworm moth
this insect spins webs over the branches of trees
fir
this needleleaf's cones grow on the top of the branch, pointing up
instinct
a God given ability or behavior that is inherited instead of learned
seeds
wheat, rice and corn are examples of this part of plants we eat
pollination
to move pollen from the stamen to the pistil
termites
these insects have tiny creatures inside their intestines to digest the wood they eat
sensilla
these tiny hairs give insects their senses of touch, balance, hearing, smell, taste and temperature
roots
beets, carrots, sweet potatoes are examples of this plant part
chlorophyll
green coloring that allows plants to make their own food
three
"leaves of ____ let it be"
tabacco
the poison found in this plant is used to kill insects
cabbage butterfly
this insect feeds on cabbage leaves
naturalist
a person who studies nature
trunk
the stem of a tree
raphia
this palm has the largest leaf (65 ft. long)
petal
this part of a flower attracts pollinators
seeds
this part of the apples consumed in large quantities can be poisonous
Jean Henri Fabre
the world's greatest entomologist
host
the animal or plant on which a parasite feeds
spruce
this needleleaf's cones grow on the bottom of the branch, pointing down
larva
this is the seond stage of complete metamorphosis
monarch
this butterfly feeds on milkweed
weed
any plant that grows where it is not wanted
pistil
this flower part contains the unfertilized seeds

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