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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Build a Caterpillar!!!


Dear Students,

Thank you for all of your wonderful comments!!!

Today you are going to build several caterpillars online to see what adaptations help them to best survive in their environment. Please click on the following link start the activity.

caption: block 5 gets excited learning about New Orleans and caterpillars!


After building the caterpillar answer the following questions in your group and please send the comment t me. (Please remember to include your group number, block, and the names of everyone in your group)


1) What adaptations seem to help a caterpillar survive on the game.

2) Choose an speciec endemic in Hawaii...what adaptations does this species have to help it survive?


11 comments:

  1. 1) Adaptions that help the caterpillars survive in the game are camoflage that match their surroundings, and adaptions such as poison and being sticky to fend off predators.

    2) An endemic species to Hawaii is the 'Akikiki. Some adaptions that help the 'Akikiki survive in Hawaii are the abilities to fly swiftly to out run predators, blending in with the surroundings such as the tree tops, and a high pitch screech to frighten predators.




    Block 5 team 5 Chase, Tyler, Kaitlyn, Deytyn

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  2. Group #3
    Block 5
    Ginel, Dane, Hawaiian, Haley

    1)It seems the sticky hairs repelled the ants the best. The vomit help to burn the skin of the bird and the rat. It also affected the ant by poisoning the ant through its legs.

    2)The Hawaiian bat survived because of it's small size, color (because brown hard to see)and where it lives..in dark caves that are hard to access by humans.

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  3. 1) camoflauge and poison helped the caterpillar survive in the game.
    2)the finch has a short beak to eat seeds from plants.
    block 6: victoria,cameron,kainalu,emi group #2

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  4. Block 6..Team 5:Cortney,Ti'are,Sean,Joshua
    What adaptions seem to help a caterpillar survive on the game is the posionise spikes or the color of the caterpillar that affected the survival of the caterpillar. We chose the humuhumunukunukapua'a the adaptions that it has to have that help them survive is they make a whirring sound when starteled they are pretty aggresive when it comes to members of there family.

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  5. Group #6
    Block 6
    Guiliana,Stefani,Shanelle,Christian

    1)the adaptations that seem to help the catepillar on the game was their color. Their color helped them camoflauge within their environment and protect them from predators & other dangers.
    another adaptation that helps the catepillars is its shape.their shape can help them blend in and look like an object found in their habitat so nothing recognizes them.

    2)the adaptations the I'iwi has is its beak.because its curved, the i'iwi's beak shapes to the flower which makes it easier to find food. this means the iiwi doesnt have to fight for food.

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  6. JAYLINA,LAYKE,EKOLU,JASON
    CATERPILLARS USE CAMOFLAUGE AND DEFFENCES LIKE POISON AND DISGUISE TO HELP THEM SURVIVE. IN THEIR HABITATS THEY NEED TO PROTECT THEMSELVES BY UTILIZING DEFFENCES SUCH AS POISON SPIKES, FAKE EYES AND BRIGHT COLORS.
    THE HONU IS ENDEMIC TO HAWAII. IT USES ITS SHELL TO PROTECT ITSELF FROM PREDATORS.

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  7. Group: 4
    Block: 6
    Group members: Bj, Molly, Levi, and Christina

    1) The adaptions that seem to help the caterpillar survive on the game is when we added the poison on the caterpillar to prevent any predators from killing it.

    2) An endemic specie that we chose was the "Silversword". The apaptions that help this specie survive is when- " the leaves become dry and as the monocarpic plant then goes to seed and dies".

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  8. The adaptations that helped the caterpillar survive in the game are the color of the skin that helped it blend with its enviorment and its spine that could prevent predators from attacking it.

    The hawaiian goose's adapatations that help it survive in Hawaii are it's color and that helps it blend in with its surroundings.

    from: Block 1 Team 5; Britney, Kaena, Blayd, and Kai

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  9. Block 2 Team 2 Riel, Jenna, Ernesto, Sasha

    The adaptations that seems to help a catepillar survive on the game is bright colors, poisinous spines and sticky hair, and spots, vomit, or the poisinous glands.

    A species endemic in Hawai'i is native stream fish called gobi.One of these gobis are called 'O'opu hi'ukole or 'o'opu alamo'o in Hawaiian. Adaptations this species have to help them survive is fins shaped like suctions cups used to hang onto the rocks to prevent them from falling when they climb up stream from the ocean.

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  10. adaptions that help caterpillars are mostly nature.

    A speciec endemic in hawaii is the Eupithecia, a carnivorous caterpiller speices. the adaptions that help these caterpillars are most plants. they most commonly camouflauge with the leaves.

    Team 5
    block 3
    Vivian
    Kaitlyn
    Dylan
    Mark

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  11. For caterpillars to survive they have to be adaptable and be able to escape predators. The adaptations that help caterpillars to survive in the game seem to be sticky hairs and bright colors.The Humuhumunukunukuapua'a
    has colors that help it blend in with the reef and it's habbitat.Block 3 team 4 Cade Tiffany and Corey

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