4th Grade Science Study Guide (Biomes)
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A large ecosystem that has it's own kinds of plants, animals, and soil.
Fresh water, and the water is moving.
Tropical Rain Forest
A hot, humid forest biome near the quator with much rainfall and a wide variety or organisms.
Sandy or rock biome with little rainfall.
Cold climate with low percipitation.
Ecosystem where the roots of plants grow under water.
In which evironment does an animal with blubber live?
Name an animal that you may find in a stream environment.
Most organisms in a desert evironment must be able to ......?
Tropical rain forest
Trees in this biome often have leaves with "drop spouts" so that water runs off them and does not collect on leaves.
Which plant is best suited to grow in a hot, dry climate?
Which plant is best suited for surviving in a wetland area?
Ashley notices that her violet plant has grown 3 inches in 2 weeks. What type of observaton in this?
Ashley believes that the cactus will show the least growth over time, and that the ivy will show the most growth over time. She is making.....
They both get little rainfall
How are the polar tundra and desert similar?
Polar Tundra (Polar Region)
What kind of evironment has the following characteristics: cold temperatures; little rainfall; lichens, moss, polar bears, and whales?
A swamp is.....
a wetland evironment with abundant water.
A river is....
a moving water environment.
How is a swamp and rivers alike?
both have lots of water.
How is a swamp and river different?
a swamp is mostly still water with a warm to hot climate and a river is moving water with various temperatures.
Discuss the desert biome. Describe the temperature and rainfall there.
The desert is always dry, but can be cold or hot. There is little plant life because of the lack of rainfall. Cactus can be plants here. Lizards, scorpions, and rabbits are animals you can find in the desert.
Michael is doing a report on a monkey. This species of monkey lives in the tropical rain froest. it is warm there with lots of rainfall. This monkey likes to live in trees and there are a lot of trees in the rainforest.
Michael was doing a report on a monkey. Which biome is this animal from? Describe the termperature and rainfall in this environment. Why do you think this is the best environment for this animal?