Amphibians Amphibian Sample

Topics: Amphibian, Frog, Tetrapod Pages: 2 (316 words) Published: December 3, 2013
8.04 Safari Quest Three —Amphibians

Amphibian Sample (20 points)
Choose any amphibian animal. Complete the following chart based on the animal of your choice.

Part A: A Page for the Field Guide
20 points

Rubric
Contains picture and name: 0-2 points
Correct content for five items: 0-10 points
Creative, organized, and neat: 0-4 points
Correct spelling and grammar: 0-4 points

Insert name of animal here

FROGSComplete the following list about your animal. Information should be simple and in your own words!

1. Where the animal lives? On all continents of the world except Antarctica, 2. What it eats? Bugs and worms.
3. How does it reproduce (asexual or sexual reproduction)? Asexual. 4. A special adaptation and what it is used for? A frog’s head has adaptations that help it to swallow prey. 5. one interesting or extra fact

When a frog swallows large prey, it can close its eyelids and drop its eyeballs down into its mouth.

Place picture of animal here

Part B: Understanding Amphibians (15 points)

1. Which of the following is NOT an amphibian (highlight your choice)? A. salamander
B. snake
C. frog
D. toad

2. Frogs obtain oxygen for cellular respiration through _______ (highlight your choice) a. lungs
b. moist skin
c. both a and b
d. none of the above

3. The three-chambered heart of an amphibian is effective in supplying needed oxygen for making energy because it separates the oxygen-poor and oxygen-rich blood in the atria. (highlight your choice) a. true

b. false

4. Amphibians are ectotherms. This means (highlight your choice) a. they can not internally control their body temperature. b. they are heterotrophic
c. they are dependent on a water habitat
d. none of the above

5. Name and explain two reasons why amphibians are dependent on water.

1. They are part water animals and part land animals is why they are dependent on water.

2. Their skin, dehydration,...
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