Habitats by yurtgc548

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									By Haley Meador
   EDU 625
 Summer 2011
                Habitats
• Where an animal or
  plant lives
• Where it gets food
• Where it gets water
       Different Habitats
•   Desert
•   Woodland
•   Ponds
•   Streams
                  Desert
• Gets little rain
• Is extremely hot and
  dry or extremely cold
• Not many plants or
  animals
                Light
• Very bright
• No shade
               Moisture
• Very little rain
• Not many ponds or
  lakes
            Temperature
• Very hot during the
  day
• Very cold at night
                          Plants
•   Store water and use it later
•   Cactus/Cacti
•   Yucca
•   Saguaro Cactus
                  Animals
•   Get water from food
•   Many are nocturnal
•   Lizards
•   Insects
•   Birds
•   Reptiles
                  Camels
• Humps have fat
• They can use it for
  energy




                        Good at walking in sand
                        Shelter in sandstorms
            Sahara Desert
• World’s biggest desert
• 3 ½ million square miles
            Cold Deserts
• Gobi Desert in Asia
• Antarctica
               Woodland
• Lots of trees
• Plenty of water
• Variety of plants and
  animals
                  Light
• Lots of shade
                Moisture
• Moist
• Often has ponds or
  streams
            Temperature
• Varies, depending on where the woodland is
                     Plants
• Trees
• Shrubs
• Rich dirt because of
  fallen leaves
                Animals
•   Deer
•   Insects
•   Birds
•   Wild cats
•   Foxes
•   Bears
•   Snakes
•   Rabbits
                     Pond
• Small freshwater habitat
• Things live in the water, on the water, and around
  the water
                   Light
• Lots of light
• Some shade around
  the edges
• Shade under the water
               Moisture
• Very moist/wet, even
  in the dirt around a
  pond
            Temperature
• Varies, like the
  temperature around
  the pond
• Water is cooler than
  the air
                    Plants
• Water plants
• Water lilies, bulrushes
• Animals use plants as
  shelter
• Insects use plants as
  food
              Animals
•   Frogs
•   Birds
•   Otters
•   Insects
•   Turtles
•   Fish
                 Streams
• Freshwater that moves
  through an area
• Empties into a larger
  body of water
• Often have rocks
                        Light
• Usually bright, but
  bordered by shade
                  Moisture
• Moist/wet
• Running water
            Temperature
• Temperature varies,
  depending on the area
                  Plants

• Trees and low plant
  lining the banks
• Ferns
                  Animals
•   Beavers
•   Frogs
•   Fish
•   Other pond animals
Let’s Play A Game!
   Click on Picture Below
Let's see how much you
         know!
• Remember the pictures.
• Think about what we talked about.
• Think about what you learned.
    Which of the habitats
      was the driest?
•   Pond
•   Desert
•   Woodland
•   Stream
    Which habitat was the
          wettest?
•   Stream
•   Pond
•   Desert
•   Woodland
    Which habitat has the largest
        animals living in it?
•   Pond
•   Stream
•   Woodland
•   Desert
    Which habitat would be
    the hardest to find food
              in?
•   Stream
•   Woodland
•   Pond
•   Desert
   Draw two types of
animals you can find in
a pond and in a stream.
What would a bear at a
     stream eat?
    Draw a picture below
Which habitat would be
the hardest for a human
       to live in?

        Why?
Which habitat would you
    rather live in?

         Why?

								
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