adaptation

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G U A N D J N A J K J M O B A T P N R M E
C O M P L E T E L Y C L E A N A I R H A R
W I U A O S M V A G Y C P U A Q D X C K T
P O L L U T I O N I N D I C A T O R D D V
S D I N V E R T E B R A T E S N N M V W N
V B V B R B J O L Q H D J O G M I I H G D
G I F L G G W R E K P O L L U T E D E N X
L V P K W K S D V D E M V S J G D V W V N
V S D O F U S Q W T F P N O B G Y D Y A E
U G J D N H P N F J C X T Y M S H S Y F S
C L E A N W E L L O X Y G E N A T E D S E
A S U V T O V F L K M L N K U F U U O M U
S O O S J O X L K I Q D J N G T N I U Q P
J Q F Q G L I C H E N S T X P P R K W C S
K I L T O R E L E A S E M O R E H E A T L
W G B W L E P Y W A D P D Q H X S N Q E M
I T S H E A V I L Y P O L L U T E D K Q I
Y N R W Q J K J T I T S P O L L U T E D M
E X T R E M O P H I L E S H C W M P P I N
S W C C I K Y V S B C K J O Q E E J Q H L
B R K R P T K G R B A H O D E E D I I G J

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  • if no lichens are growing, what does it tell us about the air? (3, 7, 8)
  • lots of species will be able to survive in water sort of stream? (5, 4, 10)
  • what can be used as water pollution indicators? (13)
  • what do we call a species that is sensitive to pollution? (9, 9)
  • what does it tell us if a low number of species are living in a stream? (3, 8)
  • what is the name for organisms living in extreme conditions? (13)
  • what sort of air can crusty lichens survive in? (8)
  • what sort of air do bushy lichens need? (10, 5, 3)
  • what type of plant is used to detect sulphur dioxide in the air? (7)
  • why do animals in hot climates have a large surface area to volume ratio? (2, 7, 4, 4)

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Try using this set of three resources (under multi-tools heading) to test understanding of adaptation which is a topic found in all GSCE biology specifications. Some of three word answers in the crossword are challenging unless you have tackled the authors flash cards first. 

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