Science 7 13
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Science 7 13
Science 13 Behavior
Science 7 ch 13 Behavior
Consists of all the actions it performs.
A signal that causes an organism to react in some way.
-The organisms reaction to the stimulus
A response to a stimulus that is inborn and that an animal performs correctly the first time.
The process that leads to changes in behavior based on practice or experience.
A learned behavior.
Learning that a particular stimulus or response leads to a good or bad outcome.
An animal learns to perform a behavior more and more skillfull
Learning to do something new by observing and not using trial-and-error.
What causes animal behavior?
-What are four types of learned behaviors?
A chemical released by one animal that effects the behavior of another animal of the same species
A threatening behavior that one animal uses to gain control over another
An area that is occupied and defended by an animal or group of animals
Behavior in which males and females of the same species prepare for mating
A group of closely related animals of the same species that work together in a highly organized way.-
Behavior cycles that occur over a period of approximately one day
A state of greatly reduced body activity that occurs during the cold winter
The regular, seasonal journey of an animal from one place to another and back again.
-What are the three main ways animals communicate?-
What are some examples of competitive behaviors and cooperative behaviors?-
-What is a cyclic behavior?
Sends out a signal in the form of radio waves.
Picks up the signal from the transmitter
An instrument in orbit thousands of kilometers above Earth.
How do electronic technologies help scientists track animals?-
What are the benefits of tracking animal migrations?