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					Academic Raceway 500

Welcome to the Academic Raceway 500
Complete Three Races to Win the Academic Trophy
Qualifying Lap Atlanta Motor Speedway Indianapolis 500

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QUALIFYING LAP

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Qualifying Lap

During the winter months, a frog buries itself in the mud at the bottom of the pond. This behavior is known as____________. camouflage

hibernation
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You’ve Crashed!
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Which behavior helps some animals to survive a cold, snowy winter when food is scarce?
hibernation
mimicry
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You’ve Crashed
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When food becomes scarce and temperature changes, what behavior causes some animals to move from one place to another?
migration

hibernation
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You’ve Crashed!
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Hunting birds have sharp claws on their toes. These are called talons. How do they help hunting birds?
Talons grab and hold food.
Talons help the birds fly faster.
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You’ve Crashed!
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In what ways can humans stop other living things from becoming extinct?
Protect their habitat

Change their food supply
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You’ve Crashed!
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Congratulations! You’ve Qualified!
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Atlanta Motor Speedway

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Atlanta Motor Speedway

Dinosaurs are one example of living things that are now extinct. How long ago did dinosaurs live on earth?
Thousands of years ago
Millions of years ago
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You’ve Crashed!
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Which of these living things is extinct?
Bengal Tiger Tyrannosaurus rex
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Which word means there is no more of a particular plant or animal anywhere in the world?
endangered

extinct
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You’ve Crashed!
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What might be one reason an animal is extinct?
The habitat was changed or taken by humans.
There is too much food available for them.
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You’ve Crashed!
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How tall you are is an example of __________.
A learned behavior
An inherited trait
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You’ve Crashed!
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Congratulations! You’ve Completed the First Race!
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INDIANAPOLIS 500

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Indianapolis 500

The offspring of a living thing __________.
Looks like its parents
Will be bigger than its parents
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You’ve Crashed!
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Which of these is an inherited trait?
Skin color
Hairstyle
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You’ve Crashed
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Which example shows hibernation?
A fish swimming upstream each spring
A rabbit laying still in its burrow for the winter
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You’ve Crashed!
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Which animal will survive best in a pond?
frog
spider
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You’ve Crashed!
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Which of the following might cause a species of fish to go extinct?
No predators
No food
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You’ve Crashed!
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THE WINNER’S CIRCLE

Congratulations! You’ve Won the Trophy!


				
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