How Animals Communicate: Chemical, Visual & Electrical Signals


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What three components are involved in communication?

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1. Electrical signals are best

2. Which is NOT a type of communication signal?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these assessments to evaluate your comprehension of the lesson on how animals communicate. You will be quizzed on the different forms of communication, as well as when they are most useful.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can be used to help you:

  • Recall the various ways in which animals communicate
  • Identify when it would be the most beneficial to use different forms of communication
  • Recall the steps that are included in the process of communication

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related animal communication lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the various modes of animal communication and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as auditory signals and visual signals

Additional Learning

To learn more about the ways in which animals communicate, review the associated video lesson on Methods of Animal Communication. In this lesson, you will:

  • Understand the purpose of communication
  • Define communicate
  • Learn and identify different forms of animal communication, such as visual, auditory, and chemical