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Science Final

Reviews 1 & 2

The sun gives off what type of energy? Light energy
What is Geotropism? Response to GRAVITY
What is Phototropism? Response to LIGHT
What is Thigmotropism? (not required, but just in case) Respose to TOUCH/OBJECTS
What items will decompose in a compost bin? Why? Banana, Paper, Aluminum Can The Banana and the Paper because they are made up of orgainic material which is found in living or once-living things. Living things or once-living things are orgainc material which contain CARBON, CARBON decomposes
Create a food Chain (just be able to create a food chain from a food web) Grass -> Grasshopper -> Frog -> Snake
Artic Tundra (know how the animal is able to survive in the biome) Polar Bear - Plentiful food ; Layer of blubber ; Camoflauge
Tropical Rainforest (know how the animal is able to survive in the biome) Parrots - Can fly to trees ; Beaks, to eat fruit ; trees for shelter
Desert (know how the animal is able to survive in the biome) Tortoise - Shell for protection ; Legs and claws for digging ; Spend little time outside burrow
Grassland / Savannah Zebra - Travel in herds for protection ; camouflage
Gulf Coast Region/Coastal Plains Type of Landscape & Weathering, Erosion, or Deposition? Beach, Sandy, Soil, Ocean, Sand dunes Erosion due to waves and wind
Big Bend County/Mountains and Basins Type of Landscape & Weathering, Erosion, or Deposition? Mountains, Deserts, and Rocky Ground Erosion due to wind and slope
Pineywood Type of Landscape & Weathering, Erosion, or Deposition? Little wind, rivers, slopes, vegetation Ice weathering, water weathering, and erosion
Hill Country Type of Landscape & Weathering, Erosion, or Deposition? Rivers, slopes, and vegetation Water weathering and erosion, ice weathering
How can an urban area affect the watershed? Water is polltued through cars, fertilizers, and trash. Water does not follow normal run off patterns due to concrete.
How can farmland affect groundwater? Fertilizer pollutes the watershed. clearing land
What is the name of the water in the ground in the zone of saturation? Watert table, groundwater
What are some ways we can protect out local watershed/aquifer? Recycle oil and other materials that would reduce landfill usage. Place parking lots and other contaminating stuctures in areas down from the flow. Filter, dispose of or use safe materials that go into the watershed.
Know the order of the different types of succession. Succession for a forest fire, Succession for a volcano. Forest Fire - Secondary Succession because the soil is left. Volcano - Primary Succession because nothing is left and the ecosystem must completely repair itself.
Created by: nikki_b