Scorpions: Anatomy & Morphology


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What is the name of the head segment of scorpions?

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1. What makes up the exoskeleton of scorpions?

2. _____ are the long projections from the head of the scorpion.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your understanding of scorpions and their anatomy and morphology by using the quiz/worksheet combo. The quiz focuses on vocabulary questions, so make sure you remember the terms for the different parts of a scorpion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your understanding of:

  • Name for the tip of the scorpion that contains the barb
  • The difference between a scorpion and an insect
  • The long projections from the head of the scorpion and the name of the head segment
  • Makeup of a scorpion's exoskeleton

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on scorpions and their anatomy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the name of the head segment of scorpions
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as an insect and a scorpion

Additional Learning

Keep learning about this animal by using the lesson called Scorpions: Anatomy & Morphology. Other topics you can explore include:

  • Characteristics of an exoskeleton
  • How scorpions breathe
  • The subsets of the opisthosoma
  • What arachnids and insects have in common