Questions about vertebrates
|What is the difference between bone and cartilage?
||Bone is harder than cartilage. Bone provides support while cartilage serves as a cushion.
|What is a vertebrate?
||An animal with a backbone, skull, and live skeleton.
|What is the difference between arteries and veins?
||Arteries carry blood away from the heart, but veins carry blood to the heart.
|What two things make up the central nervous system?
||The brain and the spinal cord.
|What does a swim bladder do?
||As it fills with air, the fish will rise in the water.
|What ways do endothermic animals regulate their body temperature?
||Heavy fur; thick feathers; sweating; panting; small ears to hold in heat; expanding blood vessels that cool blood at the surface
|What are the three types of mammals?
||Placental mammals; monotremes; marsupials