- 31.1.1: Explain how the adaptations of early reptiles enabled these animals...
- 31.1.2: Describe two ways in which turtles protect themselves.
- 31.1.3: Describe how snakes use the Jacobsons organ for finding food.
- 31.1.4: Analyze the relationship between modern reptiles and dinosaurs.
- 31.1.5: Analyze how having a four-chambered heart benefits crocodiles and a...
- 31.1.6: Classify Set up a classification key that allows you to identify a ...
Solutions for Chapter 31.1: Reptiles
Full solutions for Biology: The Dynamics of Life | 1st Edition
The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of water 1° C.
Celestial bodies that orbit stars, massive enough to be spherical but have not cleared their neighboring regions of planetesimals.
A stream that is usually dry because it carries water only in response to specific episodes of rainfall. Most desert streams are of this type.
The time when the vertical rays of the Sun are striking the equator. The length of daylight and darkness is equal at all latitudes at equinox.
A mountain formed by the displacement of rock along a fault.
Hot spot track
Chain of volcanic structures produced as a lithospheric plate moves over a mantle plume.
Varieties of the same element that have different mass numbers; their nuclei contain the same number of protons but different numbers of neutrons.
Depressions created when blocks of ice became lodged in glacial deposits and subsequently melted.
The energy absorbed or released during a change in state.
Tunnel in hardened lava that acts as a horizontal conduit for lava flowing from a volcanic vent. Lava tubes allow fluid lavas to advance great distances.
A span on the geologic time scale between the Paleozoic and Cenozoic eras from about 248 million to 65 million years ago.
A basic unit of the geologic calendar that is a subdivision of an era. Periods may be divided into smaller units called epochs.
A crescent-shaped accumulation of sand and gravel deposited on the inside of a meander.
Fog formed when rain evaporates as it falls through a layer of cool air.
A telescope designed to make observations in radio wavelengths.
The process of producing new seafloor between two diverging plates.
Secondary (S) wave
A seismic wave that involves oscillation perpendicular to the direction of propagation.
An eclipse of the Sun.
An elongated depression in the seafloor produced by bending of oceanic crust during subduction.
Ice crystals instead of dew that form on surfaces when the dew point is below freezing.