What Are Bivalves? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples


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The name bivalve is a reference to the fact that bivalves have two of what body part?

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1. The thick muscle that is used to open and close the valves is called what?

2. A ___ is the tube-like body part that allows bivalves to take in food and oxygen and release waste.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

We're going to quiz you on subjects that have to do with bivalves, such as their name, components, habitat, and diet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Specifically, you'll be tested on:

  • What the name bivalve refers to
  • Thick muscle used to open/close valves
  • The way bivalves take in food and oxygen
  • Where bivalves live
  • What bivalves eat

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding physical properties of bivalves
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the anatomy of bivalves
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related bivalves lesson

Additional Learning

To continue learning information about bivalves, open up our associated lesson by the title of What Are Bivalves? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples. This lesson will teach you more about:

  • Features of bivalves
  • Bivalves as a food
  • Different types of bivalves