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1. What are living indicators, can you give an example?

  • Living species can be studied to see the effect of human activities. Lichen
  • Living indicators/indicator species can be studied to see the effect of human activities. Leech
  • Living indicators/indicator species can be studied to see the effect of human activities. Lichen
  • Living indicators/indicator species can be studied to see the effect of pollution. Lichen
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2. What do Genes Do?

  • Change the development of different characteristics e.g Hair Colour
  • Control the development of different characteristics e.g Hair Colour
  • Estimate the development of different characteristics e.g Hair Colour
  • Control different characteristics e.g Hair Colour

3. What do animals compete for?

  • love, happiness, joy, faith
  • habitat, food, water and mates.
  • territory, food, water and mates.
  • freedom, food, water and mates.

4. How are desert plants adapted to having little water?

  • Large surface area compared to volume, water storage tissues, maximizing water absorbtion
  • Small surface area compared to volume, water storage tissues, maximizing water absorbtion
  • Small surface area compared to volume, perspire slowly, maximizing water absorbtion
  • Release antitoxins, water storage tissues, maximizing water absorbtion

5. How are desert animals adapted to their conditions? (4 things)

  • Large Surface Area compared to volume, efficient with water, good in wet conditions, camouflage
  • Large Surface Area compared to volume, efficient with water, good in hot conditions, release poisons
  • Large Surface Area compared to volume, efficient with water, good in hot conditions, camouflage
  • Small Surface Area compared to volume, efficient with water, good in hot conditions, camouflage

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