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Science Benchmark 2nd Grade May Part
Science Benchmark 2nd Grade May 2010 Part 5
A group of animals with three body segments and six legs and no backbone is called?
An insect that causes hurt or danger?
To shield from injury or danger is called?
An insect with a slender body and four brightly-colored wings is called?
A group of animals with two body parts and eight legs and no backbones are called?
A hard, outside structure found on most insects is called?
The casing fro the pupa stage of a butterfly is called?
The middle stage in an insects life cycle between larva and adult is called?
The final stage in an insects life cycle?
The early form of an insects that changes when it becomes an adult.
The back segment of an insects body is called?
The middle segment of an insect's body where the legs and wings attach is called the ___________.
The front part of an insect that contains the eyes and mouth is called?
Insects have how many body parts and what are they called?
Three: Head, thorax, abdomen
Spiders have how many body parts, and what are they called?
Two: Cephalothorax and abdomen
Insects have how many legs?
Spiders have how many legs?
Do spiders have antennae?
Do insects have antennea?
An insects wings are attached to the ____________.
Name three ways spiders and insects are similar.
1. Living things.
2. Without a backbone.
3. Need food, water, air, and shelter.
What are the 4 stages of the butterfly cycle?
Egg, Larva (Caterpillar), Pupa (Chrysalis), and Adult
How do insects protect themselves?
Brightly colored to warn preditors,
bite or sting,
use mimicry to look or sound like another animal,
special shape or color to blend in with surrounds.
Name some ways insects are helpful to us.
spread pollen, make honey, silk, and wax, control pests, provide food for birds. Help change dead animals and plants into soil.
How are insects harmful?
attack crops on farms, spread disease, infest homes, and can bite and sting.