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					                                         Vertebrate Foldable
DIRECTIONS: Follow teacher instructions for creating and labeling the foldable. Starting with Class
Agnatha flap, answer the following questions on each flap. Number each question. You do not have to
write in complete sentences. Page number are provided to assist you in finding the answers to the
questions.

Class Agnatha: pages 880 & 793-799

   1)   What are the main characteristics of this group of fish?
   2)   What type of hear t is found in the Agnathans?
   3)   How is gas exchange accomplished in this group?
   4)   What type of fertilization occurs in these jawless fish?
   5)   List 2 examples of Agnathans.

Class Chondrichthyes: pages 880 & 793-800

   1)    What are the main characteristics of this group of fish?
   2)   What type of heart is found in this group of fish?
   3)   How is gas exchange accomplished in this group?
   4)   What type of fertilization occurs in these cartilage fish?
   5)   List 2 examples of fish in this class.

Class Osteichthyes: pages 880 & 793-802

   1)   What are the main characteristics of this group of fish?
   2)   What type of heart is found in this group of fish?
   3)   How is gas exchange accomplished in this group of fish?
   4)   What type of fertilization occurs in these bony fish?
   5)   Name 4 examples of fish in this class.

Class Amphibia: pages 881 & 803 - 809

   1) What type of heart is found in amphibians?
   2) Are amphibians classified as endotherms or ectotherms?
   3) How is gas exchange accomplished in this group of fish?
   4) What type of fertilization occurs in amphibians? What type of environment must amphibians be
      in for reproduction to occur successfully?
   5) Explain metamorphosis in amphibians.
   6) Give 3 examples of amphibians.
Class Reptilia: pages 882-883 & 817-825

    1) What type of heart is found in most reptiles?
    2) Are reptiles classified as endotherms or ectotherms?
    3) How is gas exchange accomplished in reptiles?
    4) What type of fertilization occurs in reptiles? What is significant about the development of the
       amniotic egg?
    5) List at least 4 examples of reptiles.

Class Aves: pages 884-885 & 826-833

    1)    What type of heart is found in most birds?
    2)   Are birds classified as endotherms or ectotherms?
    3)   How is gas exchange accomplished in birds?
    4)   What type of fertilization occurs in birds?
    5)   Explain why feathers are important to birds.
    6)   What adaptations occurred in the bird’s body to allow them to fly?
    7)   List at least 5 examples of birds.

Class Mammalia: pages 886-887 & 841-851

    1)  What type of heart is found in most mammals?
    2) Describe the main characteristics that all mammals have in common.
    3) How is gas exchange accomplished in mammals?
    4) What type of fertilization occurs in mammals?
    5) List the three subclasses/groups of mammals and give at least one example of a mammal in
       each subclass/group.
    6) List 5 more examples of mammals (you may not use any of your answers from #5).




QUESTION KEY:

Type of Heart? two-chambered, three-chambered or four-chambered

Type of Fertilization? external (outside the body) or internal (inside the body)

Where does fertilization occur? water or land

Ectotherm? Cold-blooded animal; body temperature matches the environment

Endotherm? Warm-blooded animal; body temperature remains constant

Gas Exchange? Diffusion through skin, gills, lungs (or a combination of some of these)

				
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