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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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