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University of Delaware Research Online Magazine

ONLINE MAGAZINE VOL 8 • NO 2

University of Delaware Research Online Magazine

ONLINE MAGAZINE

Test Your Knowledge

Back to Nature

Lauren Barczak
LAUREN BARCZAK
UD Wildlife Ecology Major

To reduce stress and strengthen our immune systems, experts often point us to the outdoors. So let’s get moving! There’s lots to see and hear, absorb and appreciate in nature. Explore the scene below at Delaware’s Brandywine Springs along Red Clay Creek, which was a Revolutionary War encampment of General George Washington’s Army. By scrolling left, right, top and bottom, see if you can find the five clues that will help you answer the six questions.
Quiz: Test Your Knowledge Vol 8-2

Migratory bird populations such as thrushes, warblers, orioles and more face rapid declines due to what factors?

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ANSWER KEY
QUESTION 1: Migratory bird populations such as thrushes, warblers, orioles and more face rapid declines due to what factors? ANSWER: All of these QUESTION 2: What signals leaves to change their color? ANSWER: Weather QUESTION 3: Approximately what percentage of Delaware public water supplies are obtained from surface-water sources such as creeks north of the C&D Canal? ANSWER: 70% QUESTION 4: There are 20 wildlife areas in Delaware, covering how many acres? ANSWER: 26,000+ Acres QUESTION 5: What state is similar to hibernation? ANSWER: Brumation QUESTION 6: What pigment makes leaves green? ANSWER: Chlorophyll

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