Worms

Category: Nature

Worms honor

Skill Level:  1
Category: Nature
Original Honor:  2006

AdventSource Honors Handbook PDF 
AdventSource Catalog: Patch Order (must have approved order login) (link from AdventSource)
Wiki.pathfindersonline.org Article/Answer Key 
Originating Institution:  General Conference

Requirements:

1. What is a worm?

2. Where do worms live?

3. What do worms eat?

4. What kingdom are worms found in?

5. Name the 3 major phyla (the next largest category of classification) that contain worms, and describe them.

6. What do “free living” and “parasitic” mean?

7. Which phyla, mentioned in question 5, are free living or parasitic?

8. Answer the following questions about earthworms.

a. Where do they live?

b. What do they eat?

c. How are they helpful to humans?

d. How short and how long do they get?

e. How many are there in one square meter of soil?

f. How many species are there?

g. What is the clitellum?

9. Find an earthworm outside and do the following:

a. Be able to distinguish the following parts: Head end, Tail end, and clitellum.

b. Observe, and describe how it moves.

c. How long does it take your worm to move one foot?

d. Race your earthworms!

10. Answer the following questions about leeches.

a. Where do they live?

b. What do they eat?

c. How are they harmful to humans?

d. How are they helpful to humans?

11. Find a verse in the bible where worms are mentioned and demonstrate the story (through music, poem or drama)