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chapter 3

where plants and animals

a hot and dry ecosystem. desert
a ecosystem that has tall prairie grass grassland
an ecosystem with frozen ground tundra
an ecosystem where you find swamps wetlands
all of the living and nonliving things in an area that interact with each other. ecosystem
all of the same kind of living things in the same place at the same time. population
all the populations of different living things in an area. community
In which ecosystem are animals like bison and grasshoppers found? grassland
what are the four main nonliving parts of an ecosystem? soil, water, sunlight, climate
In which type of ecosystem would you find the whale? saltwater
Where do plants get their energy to make food? sunlight
What ecosystem has wolves and eagles? tundra
Why does the tundra have very few trees? because the ground is frozen and the roots can't grow deep enough.
What is the biggest difference between a tropical rainforest and a dessert? how much rain they get.
Name tow ways plants help animals meet their needs in their habitat. give animals food, give animals shelter, and make oxygen for animals to breathe.
Which ecosystem are ponds, rivers, and lakes part of? freshwater
In what ecosystem are maple and oak trees found? deciduous forest
How can the amount of rain an area gets affect the number of animals an area has? the more rain an area gets, the more plants will grow which provides more food and shelter for animals. If an area gets little rain, it will produce less plants and therefore produce less food and shelter for animals.
Created by: Brent B