Archaea Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts


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Archea can be defined as _____.

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1. The word Archaea means _____ in Greek.

2. Most Archaea are also known as extremophiles because they can be found in places with _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What do you know about Archaea? Use this quiz/worksheet to see what you know about topics like the definition of Archaea and the meaning of this word in Greek.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll also need to answer questions on these key points:

  • Where extremophiles live
  • Archaea as chemotrophs
  • 'Pyrolobus fumarii'

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on Archaea, like how to define these lifeforms
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about extremophiles and chemotrophs
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about the Greek definition of the word 'Archaea'

Additional Learning

For more on Archaea, you can watch or read the lesson called Archaea Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts. The lesson will teach you about the following areas of study:

  • The way Archaea help us digest our food
  • Shapes and sizes of archaea
  • Examples of where they're found on Earth