Sponges - A Coloring Worksheet Answer Key

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Students read about sponges, how they are classified, how they eat and where they are found. The instructions included specific information about sponge anatomy to be colored on diagram.

Questions:

1. What did early biologists think sponges where? ___plants_______
2. Sponges belong to the Kingdom ___Animalia________ and the Phylum ____Porifera____
3. Sponges are [ unicellular or multicelluar ] and [ prokaryotic or eukaryotic ]
4. What type of symmetry do sponges have____asymmetry_________
5. What does it mean to be sessile? ___cannot move, remains attached to surfaces__
6. How do sponges get their food? ____filter feeding_________
7. Water enters the sponge through the_ incurrent pore and leaves through the _osculum_
8. What helps to circulate water through sponge?____collar cells______
9. What is the job of the amebocyte? ________distribute food and oxygen________________
10. What two substances give the sponge support? _____spongin and spicules_______
11. Tiny sponges growing from the main body of the sponge are called ____buds________
12. What is a gemmule? ___group of amoebocytes with a hard covering_______
13. What is a hermaphrodite? ____can produce both sperm and eggs______

Sample Coloring

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