Keywords: Organism and Environment (42)

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Goldfish external anatomy

Goldfish external anatomy

Goldfish live in the water. They use their gills to breathe. Goldfish ... (more)

Goldfish live in the water. They use their gills to breathe. Goldfish swim in water to move around. This goldfish has pectoral fins, pelvic fins, anal fins, and dorsal fins that it uses to swim. The tail is used to steer the goldfish wherever it is going. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Video and Image Data Access
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NOAA
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Group of pill bugs on soil and rock

Group of pill bugs on soil and rock

Pill bugs usually live together in colonies in damp tree bark, soil, ... (more)

Pill bugs usually live together in colonies in damp tree bark, soil, or under rocks. These pill bugs are actively using their antennae to move around and between the rocky surface and the soil. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Images and Illustrations
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Video and Image Data Access
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Iowa State University, Department of Entomology
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Invertebrates: Pill bugs

Invertebrates: Pill bugs

The pill bug shows several behavioral responses such as curling up into ... (more)

The pill bug shows several behavioral responses such as curling up into a ball when being poked or attacked. The pill bug breathes through gills and mostly lives in moist environments because of its respiratory system. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Images and Illustrations
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Video and Image Data Access
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Purdue University
Author:
Olivia Worland
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Mojave sandy desert habitat in Fall (November)

Mojave sandy desert habitat in Fall (November)

Intense summer temperatures are beginning to cool down by November, but most ... (more)

Intense summer temperatures are beginning to cool down by November, but most vegetation has gone dormant due to the extreme heat and low levels of rainfall. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Video and Image Data Access
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California State University, Fullerton
Author:
Katie Hale
Robert Fulton
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Mojave sandy desert habitat in Summer (August)

Mojave sandy desert habitat in Summer (August)

An intense, dry summer from May through August has left the vegetation ... (more)

An intense, dry summer from May through August has left the vegetation sun scorched and they no longer retain their healthy, green appearance. These shrubs are adapted to the desert and will go dormant after one season. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Images and Illustrations
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Video and Image Data Access
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California State University, Fullerton
Author:
Katie Hale
Robert Fulton
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Mojave sandy desert habitat in Winter (February)

Mojave sandy desert habitat in Winter (February)

By winter in non-drought years, the Mojave has received several inches of ... (more)

By winter in non-drought years, the Mojave has received several inches of rain and healthy vegetation will begin to break ground by February. However, during drought years, vegetation will not experience its rapid growth season until spring. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Images and Illustrations
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Video and Image Data Access
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California State University, Fullerton
Author:
Katie Hale
Robert Fulton
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Mutualistic relationships in nature

Mutualistic relationships in nature

Many organisms depend on other organisms for survival. Mutualism is when two ... (more)

Many organisms depend on other organisms for survival. Mutualism is when two organisms have a relationship in nature and each benefits from the relationship. Pollination and lichens are the best examples of mutualism. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Images and Illustrations
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Video and Image Data Access
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California State University, Fullerton
Author:
Katie Hale
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Open pill bug on back

Open pill bug on back

Pill bugs can get back onto their feet by moving their bodies ... (more)

Pill bugs can get back onto their feet by moving their bodies in a certain way. You can see its legs and antennae. Pill bugs are not actually insects, but crustaceans. They breathe through gill-like structures on their bellies. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Images and Illustrations
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Video and Image Data Access
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California State University, Fullerton
Author:
Franco Folini
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Pill bug curled up on back

Pill bug curled up on back

Many pill bugs curl up in a ball to protect themselves. Pill ... (more)

Many pill bugs curl up in a ball to protect themselves. Pill bugs use their antennae to feel around their environment. They use their eyes to see where they are going. They use their legs to walk or crawl around. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Images and Illustrations
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Video and Image Data Access
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Portuguese Navy
Author:
Joaquim Alves Gaspar
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Seasonal changes and desert habitat

Seasonal changes and desert habitat

Deserts are characterized by low humidity, little rainfall, and extreme temperatures. Distinct ... (more)

Deserts are characterized by low humidity, little rainfall, and extreme temperatures. Distinct seasonal changes are visible in the desert by the amount and color of the vegetation. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Images and Illustrations
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Video and Image Data Access
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California State University, Fullerton
Author:
Katie Hale
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Spider on a web

Spider on a web

Spiders build web structures from a material they make inside their bodies. ... (more)

Spiders build web structures from a material they make inside their bodies. The web is used to catch insects and provides a place for the spider to live. Some webs have decorations on them, or thicker areas of web, that may make them more visible to birds and humans and less likely to be damaged. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Images and Illustrations
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Video and Image Data Access
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California State University, Fullerton
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Still pill bug

Still pill bug

Pill bugs have a hard exoskeleton covering their back so that it ... (more)

Pill bugs have a hard exoskeleton covering their back so that it is harder for predators to harm them. The underside, or belly, of the pill bug is softer and doesn't have an exoskeleton. Pill bugs shed their exoskeleton in a process called molting several times a year in order to grow. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Images and Illustrations
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Video and Image Data Access
Provider:
Portuguese Navy
Author:
Joaquim Alves Gaspar
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A giant panda

A giant panda

The giant panda is endangered because of habitat loss and low birth ... (more)

The giant panda is endangered because of habitat loss and low birth rates in the wild and captivity. In the past, poaching also lowered the numbers of surviving pandas and they became listed as an endangered species. (less)

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Science and Technology
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Images and Illustrations
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Video and Image Data Access
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California State University, Fullerton
Author:
Aaron Siirila
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