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What type of elevation is represented by more precipitation and colder temperature?

Higher

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What type of elevation is represented by LESS precipitation and warmer temperature?

Lower

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In Utah what area are an example of lower elevation?

Valleys and Lowlands

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In Utah what area is an example of higher elevation?

Mountain areas

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What is the major feature of wetlands?

Water is the major feature

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What is the major feature of forest?

Trees are the major feature

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What is the major feature of deserts?

Lack of water is the major feature

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Trees with needles and cones

Coniferous trees

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Trees with leaves

Deciduous trees

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Animals with backbones

vertebrate

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animals without backbones

invertebrate

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vertebrate, cold-blooded, dry scaly skin (example snakes, lizards)

Reptile

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vertebrate, cold-blooded, lay EGGS in water & young live in water, adults breath air and live on land & in water (frogs, toads etc)

Amphibian

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Invertebrate, cold-blooded, 3 main body parts, 6 legs

insects

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Vertebrate, warm-blooded, HAIR/Fur

Mammal

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Vertebrate, warm-blooded, feathers, wings

Bird

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Vertebrate, cold-blooded, gills, fins

Fish

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To pass winter in a resting state

Hibernation

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To move from one region to another

Migration

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To use the classification key, what must you know?

The characteristics of an organism

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Why do scientists use classification keys?

To put similar organism in the same group

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What do classification groups contain?

Contain organism with the same characteristics

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Organisms with similarities have?

Same characteristics

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Marsh, bog and swamps are synonyms of which ecosystem?

Wetlands

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Cattails, bulrushes, willows are the type of plants that are found in which ecosystem?

Wetlands

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Pinyon pine, Utah juniper, spruce, fir, oak are the type of plants that are found in which ecosystem?

Forests

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Sagebrush, prickly pear CACTUS, Utah juniper, pinyon are the type of plants that are found in which ecosystem?

Desert

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Catfish, beaver, frog, ant, butterfly, grasshoppers are the type of animals that are found in which ecosystem?

Wetlands

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Cottontail RABBIT, elk, bobcat, catfish, deer mouse, grasshoppers, ant, butterfly are the type of animals that are found in which ecosystem?

Forest

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Jackrabbit, coyote, moth, rattlesnake, barn owl, bee, pill bug are the type of animals that are found in which ecosystem?

Deserts

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What is an organism?

an individual animal or plant