Science 7 13

  1. -behavior-
    Consists of all the actions it performs.
  2. stimulus-
    A signal that causes an organism to react in some way.
  3. -response-
    -The organisms reaction to the stimulus
  4. instinct-
    A response to a stimulus that is inborn and that an animal performs correctly the first time.
  5. learning-
    The process that leads to changes in behavior based on practice or experience.
  6. imprinting-
    A learned behavior.
  7. conditioning-
    Learning that a particular stimulus or response leads to a good or bad outcome.
  8. trial-and-error learning-
    An animal learns to perform a behavior more and more skillfull
  9. insight learning-
    Learning to do something new by observing and not using trial-and-error.
  10. What causes animal behavior?
  11. -What are four types of learned behaviors?
  12. -pheromone-
    A chemical released by one animal that effects the behavior of another animal of the same species
  13. aggression-
    A threatening behavior that one animal uses to gain control over another
  14. -territory
    An area that is occupied and defended by an animal or group of animals
  15. courtship behavior-
    Behavior in which males and females of the same species prepare for mating
  16. society-
    A group of closely related animals of the same species that work together in a highly organized way.-
  17. -circadian rhythm-
    Behavior cycles that occur over a period of approximately one day
  18. hibernation-
    A state of greatly reduced body activity that occurs during the cold winter
  19. -migration-
    The regular, seasonal journey of an animal from one place to another and back again.
  20. -What are the three main ways animals communicate?-
  21. What are some examples of competitive behaviors and cooperative behaviors?-
  22. -What is a cyclic behavior?
  23. -transmitter-
    Sends out a signal in the form of radio waves.
  24. receiver-
    Picks up the signal from the transmitter
  25. satellite-
    An instrument in orbit thousands of kilometers above Earth.
  26. How do electronic technologies help scientists track animals?-
  27. What are the benefits of tracking animal migrations?
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Science 7 13
Science 7 ch 13 Behavior