Request edit access
Form task 1
To prepare you as citizen Scientifics you have to answer correctly the following questions:
Name of the school center
Name of the group
1- My mother tells me there is a tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) on the garden. How do I know that it is a mosquito tiger and not a yellow fever mosquito?
It isn’t possible to differentiate with naked eye, we need a microscope or a specialist.
The tiger mosquito has a very dark body with white points and a white stripe meanwhile Aedes aegypti hasn’t this characteristic coloration.
The tiger mosquito has 1 white stripe on the head and the thorax, meanwhile the other one, has 2 thin ones on the center part and 2 other on the laterals.
The tiger mosquito doesn’t make any noise and the aegypti has the characteristic noise of the mosquitoes.
2- There is male mosquito flying around the house. ¿When it gets hungry where it will go?
In the flowers because it is a male and he is feed on nectar.
It will try to bite any of the humans in the house. The male mosquito is feed on blood.
As it is a male, it will attack another male mosquito. The males are cannibals.
Any of the attainments are true. Mosquitos don’t have sex distinction.
3- A tiger mosquito can live a median of:
One day, as any mosquito.
Six months, it is the time that last a warm season. is mesos, és el que dura una temporada càlida.
It depends if it has eaten some blood.
Around two or three weeks if any other animal have eaten them.
4- In which part of the day the tiger mosquito it’s very active?
Same as the other mosquitoes, is active during the night.
It can bite any time, day or night
It is a diurnal mosquito and prefers to bite during the central hours of the day.
It bites during the day, but especially with the sunset and the sunrise.
5- Which organisms can help us to combat the tiger mosquito and other mosquito species in an effective way?
The toads ant he frogs catch the mosquitos on the fly while the get out of the water after laying the eggs.
The tadpole feed on larvae of any type of mosquitoes and others aquatic organisms.
The spiders catch any flying insects in their cobweb.
The fresh water fishes like the goldfish or the gambusias devour the mosquito larvae.
The bat and the swallow are the best ally to fight against the tiger mosquito.
6- How does the tiger mosquito pass the Winter?
The tiger mosquito can hibernate and in winter it has to leave or it doesn’t survive.
It hibernates with the egg stage.
It only survives if it is a larvae, because it hibernates hided in little pots with water.
It survives without problems because the tiger mosquito can hibernate in any of the stages of its life cycle stages.
The tiger mosquito hibernates in the pupa stage because is the most resistant of its life cycle stages.
7- Mark the true statement about the life cycle of the tiger mosquito.
A. They lay the eggs on the dry parts of the pots that accumulate water.
B. It can complete the life cycle without needing an aquatic stage.
C. The larvae come from the eggs, and the mosquitoes from the pupas.
D. If a female lays twins, the mosquitoes will come from the same pupa.
E. It can complete all the life cycle from egg to a mosquito in just 24 hours if the conditions are favorable.
8- In a zone with a high presence of the tiger mosquito:
A. Any scupper with water can be a possible breeding site.
B. It will never breed in scuppers, because they are too dirty
C. It will never breed in scuppers, because they don’t have water.
D. Only some scuppers with water will have tiger mosquito.
9- Which is the best data treatment on Science?
Respect the participant effort and show the author and the origin.
The data is a property of the citizen who publish it.
The data doesn’t pass any scientific filter.
The publish data respect the security, privacy and anonymity. .
10- Which of these actions are citizen science?
Volunteering, cleaning the forest or the bottom of the sea with some specialist.
Going to a river to analyze the water’s quality and explain the results to the family.
To weight the plastics that are being recycled at home.
To classify the pictures done by a camera from the bottom of the sea and send them to the Scientifics that work on it.
11- Which project is not a citizen science project?
A project that permits the citizens participate in the design of the research.
A project where the citizen participates in a cooperative way.
A project where the citizens are not indispensable.
A project that has an ethical work and the open code.
12- What do you to participate in a Citizen Science project?
You need to have a university degree or be a school teacher
You need to be bored and have a lot of free time
You need to have interest on the project and follow the instructions to know how to participate on it.
You need to have interest on the project, follow the instructions to know how to participate on it and show your lead capacity.
Never submit passwords through Google Forms.
This content is neither created nor endorsed by Google.
Terms of Service