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UNIT 4: The Cell and its Environment DAYSHEET 60: Introduction to Symbiotic Relationships

Name: _______________________________

Biology I
Date: __________________


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Activity 2: Cornell Notes
Biology Objective / Essential Question:

• SYM = ____________________ BIO= ____________ 1. SYMBIOSIS = _________________________________

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Stop-and-Jot: Label the following pictures as mutualism (M), commensalism (C), or parasitism (P)

HW60: Symbiotic Relationships Name:______________________

Biology I Date: __________________

Directions: Identify the following symbiotic relationships as one of the following: Parasitism Mutualism Commensalism

1. Lice feed off of horses, which causes the horse to develop more slowly and have poor nutrition. _____________________________ 2. Spanish moss stays alive on the oak tree because it’s higher up and cannot be eaten, while the oak tree is not affected. __________________________________ 3. Ticks feed off of deer, while the deer can get lyme disease. ________________________________ 4. Tick birds pick ticks off of the rhino, while the rhino provides ticks for the birds. _______________________________ 5. Flowers provide nectar for bees, while the bees provide transportation for the reproductive seeds of the flower. ____________________________ 6. Cowbirds follow the bison to eat the insects kicked up by the herd, while bison is not affected. _________________________________________ 7. Birds eat blueberries from a bush. They poop on the ground, fertilizing the bush. ______________________________________ 8. Squirrels live in the branches of oak trees, and eat acorns. The squirrels bury acorns, and some grow into new oak trees. _____________________________