Scavenger Hunt - Biological Treasures

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Scavenger Hunt

Biological Treasures

Mrs. Tonn 2011
-
2012


200

points




Your challenge is to find the items listed below throughout the semester.



The more items you find, the better your grade.



More difficult items are worth more points. Points are in par
enthesis
.



Please submit paper work in numerical order.



“BAGGED” means it MUST be in a
SEALED

plastic bag.

If the specimen is
damp, seal it just before you bring it to school to prevent molding.



Each treasure MUST be labeled with the correct ID number.



N
o number, NO GRADE



Hand i
n this list with your treasures.




On the line
s

provided, please check off the treasures you have included.




DUE DATE ______________________________


Collections:


A. 2 points per specimen


maximum of 5
different
species = 10 p
oints


B. additional 2 points
per specimen if you identify the species

= 10 points


C. unique or unusual presentation of your collection = 2 points



1.

_____ oak leaf collection (PRESSED)

2.

_____ maple leaf collection (PRESSED)

3.

_____ deciduous leaf collection
(PRESSED)

4.

_____ conifer, small twig with needles attached, collection (BAGGED)

(Dried needles will fall off the twig, so collect these just before you

bring it to school.)

5.

_____ pine cone collection

6.

_____ bird feather collection

7.

_____ empty bird nest col
lection (BAGGED)

8.

_____ butterfly collection (PRESSED)

9.

_____ moth collection (PRESSED)

10.

_____ dragon fly collection (PRESSED)

11.

_____ damsel fly collection (PRESSED)

12.

_____ beetle collection

13.

_____ acorn with “cap” collection

14.

_____ wild flower collection (PRESSE
D)

15.

_____ egg shell from a bird, NOT chickens, collection (DRY, BAGGED)

16.

_____ fern frond collection (PRESSED)

17.

_____ shell, salt or fresh water, collection (CLEAN, DRY)

18.

_____ coral collection, (CLEAN, DRY)

19.

_____ moss collection

20.

_____ lichen collection

21.

_____

seed collection

22.

_____ seed pod collection


Information on index cards MUST be hand written in your own words
.


23.

_____ (3) index card describing the two parts of a scientific name + the




proper way to write it.

24.

_____ (2) index card with picture, common n
ame, and scientific name of

Wisconsin state bird

25.

_____ (2) index card with picture, common name, and scientific name of

Wisconsin state flower

26.

_____ (2) index card with picture, common name, and scientific name of

Wisconsin

state tree


27.

_____ (2) index c
ard with picture, common name, and scientific name of

your favorite animal

28.

_____ (4) index card describing 2 differences between needles of a pine tree




and needles of a spruce tree.

29.

___
__
(4
) index card describing 2 differences between a moth and a

bu
tterfly

30.

_____ (4) index card explaining 2 differences between

dragon flies and damsel flies

31.

_____ (3) index card explaining the CDC. What do the letters stand for?

Where is it located? What does it do?

32.

_____ (3) index card explaining the NIH. What do t
he letters stand for?

Where is it located? What does it do?

33.

_____ (4) index card explaining the botanical definitions

of a fruit and a vegetable

34.

_____ (3) index card describing the work of Charles Darwin + his picture

35.

_____ (3) index card describing the w
ork of Gregor Mendel + his picture

36.

_____ (3) index card describing the work of Watson & Crick
+

their pictures

37.

_____ (3) index card describing the work of Jane Goodall + her picture

38.

_____ (3) index card with picture of the HIV virus that causes AIDS + expl
ain

what the letters stand for, how it affects the human body

39.

_____ (3) current

2011

help wanted ad for a biology related job + index card



with explanation of the job.


Current newspaper, magazine, or internet articles MUST be dated after
January

1,

20
11
. Staple the required index card to the article. MUST have both
the article and the completed index card to earn points. No date, NO GRADE


40.

_____ (3) current article on stem cell research + index card with synopsis of

the article and explain what is
a stem cell

41.

_____ (3) current article on a virus or bacteria outbreak + index card


name of virus or bacteria, location of outbreak, number of people
ill, number of people dead, possible cause, cure?

42.

_____ (3) current article on the human genome project +

index card with

synopsis of the article and explain what is the human genome

43.

_____ (4) current article on a local environmental issue in SE Wisconsin

+ index card explaining the environmental issue, area affected,
possible cause, what people can do to h
elp

44.

_____ (3) current article on cloning + index card defining cloning and including




a synopsis of the article

45.

_____ (3) current article on genetic engineering

+ index card explaining type of genetic engineering discussed in
the article, how genetic en
gineering is done, possible benefits,
possible risks

46.

_____ (3) current article on CWD + index card explaining what the letters




stand for and describing possible risks of it

47.

_____ (3) current article

on NEW science discovery (2011

) + index card

d
escribing the discovery, benefits of it, risks of it



Miscellaneous
:


48.

_____ (5) shark tooth

49.

_____ (2) biology poem or song


original or published

50.


_____(4) brochure from Wisconsin DNR (NOT from internet)

51.

_____ (2) acorn still attached to part of the twig

52.

_____ (5)
clean
animal bone with name of the animal
(BAGGED)




NO meat

53.

_____ (3) cattail


the plant


NOT from a cat (before the seeds separate)

spray with hair spray to protect it

(
BAGGED or wrapped

in plastic
)

54.

_____ (5) pine cone


9 inches or l
onger

55.

_____ (5) branch chewed on by a beaver

56.

_____ (5) lobster

exoskeleton
, partial is OK

(CLEAN, BAGGED)

57.

_____ (5) shrimp exoskeleton, partial OK (CLEAN, BAGGED)

58.

_____ (5) crab claw (CLEAN, BAGGED)

59.

_____ (5) sand dollar

(CLEANED, DRY)


60.

_____ (3) finger p
rint of your right index finger

61.

_____ (3) opened milkweed pod with some seeds (BAGGED)

62.

_____ (5) dried or fresh puff ball (BAGGED)

63.

_____ (5) turtle shell

(CLEANED, DRIED

64.

_____ (5) animal pelt + identify (CLEANED, DRIED)

65.

_____ (5) slime mold (BAGGED)

66.

_____
(5) honey comb WITHOUT bees (BAGGED)

67.

_____ (5) paper wasp

or mud wasp

nest WITHOUT wasps (BAGGED)

68.

_____ (3) leaf
starting to change color


part green & part colored

(
PRESSED
)

69.

_____ (5) animal track impression (NOT a photo)

+ identify the animal

70.

_____ (3)
hickory nut with
shell +
outer husk still intact

(NOT just the nut)

71.

_____ (4) brochure from any state or national park (NOT from internet)

72.

_____ (2) chicken egg shell
, white

(CLEAN, DRY, BAGGED)

73.

_____ (3) chicken egg shell, brown (CLEAN, DRY, BAGGED)

74.

_____

(5) ostrich egg shell, (CLEAN, DRY, BAGGED)

75.

_____ (5) fossil

76.

_____ (5) snake skin (BAGGED)

77.

_____ (5) snake skeleton (CLEAN, BAGGED)

78.

_____ (5) fern

frond with spore cases (PRESSED
)

79.

_____ (5) deer,

elk
,

or moose

antler + include location and date

80.

_____ (5)

coconut with

shell

+ outer husk

still intact

(NOT from grocery store)

81.

_____ (5) liverwort

82.

_____ (5) dried starfish

83.

_____ (5) buckeye


the seed, NOT someone from Ohio

84.

_____ (5) piece of amber

85.

_____ (5) porcupine quill

86.

_____ (5) artist fungus

87.

_____ (5) an
y species of bracket fungus

88.

_____ (5) piece of coral (real, NOT artificial)

89.

_____ (5) moss with spore capsules

90.

_____ (5) spider web imprint (see mini lab in text
-

page 160) (BAGGED)

91.

_____ (3) walnut with outer

shell +

husk intact

(NOT just the nut)

92.

_____

(5) dried sea horse

93.

_____ (5)
x
-
ray of you or someone in your family

94.

_____ (5) MRI images of you or someone in your family

95.

_____ (5) sonogram images of you or someone in your family

96.

_____ (5) signature of local game warden + address and phone number

97.

_____

(5) horsetail


the plant


NOT from a horse

98.

_____ (3) piece of weathered wood

99.

_____ (3) picture of you and your deer

(include your age)

100.

_____ (3) picture of you and your fish

(include your age)

101.

_____ (3) picture of you and your pet

(include your age)

102.

_____ (5) cocoon

103.

_____ (5) crayfish exoskeleton
, partial OK

(CLEAN, BAGGED)

104.

_____ (3) two
-
generation picture of your family + names & relationships

105.

_____ (4) three
-
generation picture of your family + names & relationships

106.

_____ (5) four
-
generation picture

of your family + names & relationships

107.

_____ (5) five
-
generation picture of your family + names & relationships

108.

_____ (5) name, relationship, and picture of you and a person in your family

who has the same visible inherited trait as you. Possible
exampl
es: eye color, natural hair color, attached or detached
earlobes, ability to curl your tongue, presence or absence of a
widow’s peak.

109.

_____ (3)

alfalfa

110.

_____ (3
) soy

beans with

the seed pod

111.

___
__ (3
) oats
still on the plant

112.

_____ (3
) wheat

still on the p
lant

113.

_____ (3
) field corn in the husk

114.

_____ (3
)
Indian corn in the husk

115.

_____ (5) bittersweet




116.

_____ (?) other ?
??

If you have something else, we can discuss if it is

acceptable and the number of points.

Must be once living or
product of a living

thing.







Enjoy exploring the magnificent variety of living things around us!!