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2. explain one way animals bodies are adapted to reduce heat loss

  • behavioural adaptations such as migration
  • counter current exchange systems such as hooves
  • thick fur insulates by trapping air particles
  • hair traps heat

3. Write about biochemical adaptations to very cold climates.

  • The smaller the plant the less energy is needed so more can be spent on specific parts of the plants
  • contain enzymes with lower optimum temperatures but cells do not freeze as freezing would damage cells
  • larger leaves absorb more sunlight
  • enzymes spread easier on smaller surface areas

4. Why do scientists publish their results?

  • So people know that work was actually done
  • To keep in a book
  • so other scientists can gather further evidence or further their own work. so they can gain credit for their work or so work can be checked
  • So scientists can use them as decoration

5. The energy is faeces can be used by other organisms, describe how?

  • used as manure
  • eaten by decomposers
  • broken down by decomposers such as beetles or insects
  • eaten by animals

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