How do some of these birds produce poison?
They don't bathe themselves well enough
They eat a kind of poisonous bug.
They get bitten by snakes in the wild.
They are related to poisonous frogs.
What kind of organization does the first paragraph use?
cause and effect
compare and contrast
problem and solution
What causes great whites to bite objects such as boats?
What are some possible effects of people not understanding sharks? Name at least two.
Humans are killing so many sharks today, creating the ocean’s ecosystem to become unbalanced.
Humans aren't avoid swimming in the ocean because more people today have no fear of the great white sharks.
Humans do not nee to be afraid to surf or scuba dive in the oceans with great white sharks because they do not like to bite skinny people because they are too unpredictable.
They are allowing people to kill so many sharks in the ocean’s ecosystem, that it has become balanced.
In the third paragraph, why does the author compare and contrast what average people think about great white sharks and what scientists know about the sharks? Select the best three answers that supports the paragraph.
They generally do not attack people when they go for a swim in the ocean.
Great white sharks are misunderstood animals, they dislike skinny people.
Scientists know that great whites are intelligent and curious animals who only bite people to test if they are food.
The author uses this compare and contrast pattern to show that sharks are not actually as frightening and dangerous as most people think.