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Animal and Plant Habitats and Adapatations Science Test

name the 6 habitats studied Desert, Grasslands, Tropical Rainforest, Temperate Forest, Arctic Tundra, Oceans
the home of a living thing habitat
a thick layer of fat that keeps animals warm blubber
soil that is always frozen permafrost
a body part that gets oxygen from the water gill
an adaptation that allows an organism to blend into its surroundings camouflage
plantlike living things algae
the movement of animals over the same route in the same season each year migration
a feature of behavior that helps a living thing survive in its environment adaptation
an organism that eats other plants and animals consumer
to rest or sleep through the cold winter hibernate
the ability of an animal to move around to find the resources need for survival locomotion
a kind of forest ecosystem that stays green all year long coniferous
an organism that breaks down dead plant and animal material decomposer
changes in appearance, color, or shape that some animals experience during their life cycle metamorphosis
an environment that has a mild climate and 4 seasons temperate
a body structure that an organism has that allows it to meet its needs in its habitat physical adaptation
an adaptation that allows an organism to imitate another living thing in color or shape mimicry
an organism, such as a plant, that makes its own food producer
an activity or action that helps an organism survive in its habitat behavioral adaptation
an environment near the equator and is warm all year round tropical
a habitat that has many trees forest
an adaptation in which an animal is active during the night and sleeps all day nocturnal
a kind of forest ecosystem with many trees that lose their leaves in the winter deciduous
what do animals need to survive in their habitats? food, water, gases, space
stages of a living thing life cycle
what environment has a dry climate? desert
what habitat is covered in grasses? grasslands
what habitat is located near the equator? tropical rainforest
what habitat has a lot of trees and 4 seasons? temperate forests
what habitat is above the arctic circle? arctic tundra
what is a large body of salt water? ocean
billions of living things are found in the oceans. Where are almost all of them found? shallow waters
What are 2 different types of trees in temperate forests? coniferous and deciduous
Which habitat has more living things than any other habitat? tropical rainforests
tons of plants grow in the rainforest. What 4 layers do they grow in? emergent layer, canopy, understory, and forest floor
what are 2 types of grasslands? temperate and tropical
which grassland has a mild climate and 4 seasons? temperate
which grassland is located near the equator and is warm all year round? tropical
name adaptations desert plants have to help them get water. thorns for protection, shallow roots, small leaves, waxy skin
name an adaptation that grasses have in the grasslands deep roots to soak up water and nutrients
name 2 adaptations the few trees in the tropical grasslands have thick trunks to store water and fire proof bark to protect them from fires
what is soil in the temperate forest rich in? humus
what habitat has long, dark winters? arctic tundra
what adaptations do the few plants that live in the arctic tundra have? shallow roots, short and small, grow in groups, dark colors
what are adaptations ocean animals have to survive? gills to help them breathe, camouflage, fins to help them move
what are most plants in the ocean? and what adaptations do they have to survive? algae; shallow or no roots and air bladders
what habitat has cold and dry winters and warm and wet summers? temperate forests
which habitat do you find permafrost in? arctic tundra
what animals go through a 4 stage life cycle? frogs and butterflies
Created by: gruberjam