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Bell Ringer. Answer the following question in at least 2 complete sentences: How do organisms survive in harsh or changing environments ?. Bell Ringer. Remember back to our unit long question? Give it a shot! How do organisms survive in harsh or changing environments ?

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bell ringer
Bell Ringer
  • Answer the following question in at least 2 complete sentences:
  • How do organisms survive in harsh or changing environments?
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Bell Ringer
  • Remember back to our unit long question? Give it a shot!
  • How do organisms survive in harsh or changing environments?
    • Adaptations, hunting, etc.
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Location: Hattiesburg, MS

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  • Admission Requirements: 19-25 average ACT
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Setting: Rural town

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because you asked
Because you asked…

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review day

Review Day!

First biomes test

Study Guide

1 st biomes test
1st Biomes Test

1. Which biome has four seasons and broadleaf trees that lose their leaves in the fall? (*)

  • Tropical Rainforest
  • Tundra
  • Deciduous Forest
  • Taiga
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1st Biomes Test

1. Which biome has four seasons and broadleaf trees that lose their leaves in the fall? (*)

  • Tropical Rainforest
  • Tundra
  • Deciduous Forest
  • Taiga
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1st Biomes Test

2. Which of the following descriptions best describes the tropical rainforest? (DOK 2) (*)

  • The biome has soil that is very dry and low in nutrients and organic matter. It has lots of sand and does not hold water very well.
  • There is high biodiversity (lots of different types of plants and animals), plentiful rain, and year-round warm temperatures.
  • The biome has very long harsh winters with little sunlight, year-round frozen permafrost under the soil, and a very short growing season.
  • The biome is very rich in nutrients because of the decomposition of grass during the winter or dry season.
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1st Biomes Test

2. Which of the following descriptions best describes the tropical rainforest? (DOK 2) (*)

  • The biome has soil that is very dry and low in nutrients and organic matter. It has lots of sand and does not hold water very well.
  • There is high biodiversity (lots of different types of plants and animals), plentiful rain, and year-round warm temperatures.
  • The biome has very long harsh winters with little sunlight, year-round frozen permafrost under the soil, and a very short growing season.
  • The biome is very rich in nutrients because of the decomposition of grass during the winter or dry season.
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1st Biomes Test

3. Which of the following describes plant life in a temperate deciduous forest? (DOK 2)

  • Evergreen trees with needles
  • Cacti with waxy exteriors and sharp needles
  • Kelp beds
  • Trees whose leaves change color and fall off in the autumn
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1st Biomes Test

3. Which of the following describes plant life in a temperate deciduous forest? (DOK 2)

  • Evergreen trees with needles
  • Cacti with waxy exteriors and sharp needles
  • Kelp beds
  • Trees whose leaves change color and fall off in the autumn
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1st Biomes Test

4. Which of the following characterizes (describes) the taiga’s plant life? (DOK 2)

  • Trees whose leaves change color and fall off in autumn
  • Cacti with waxy exteriors and sharp needles
  • Evergreen trees with needles
  • Canopied trees requiring much rainfall each year
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1st Biomes Test

4. Which of the following characterizes (describes) the taiga’s plant life? (DOK 2)

  • Trees whose leaves change color and fall off in autumn
  • Cacti with waxy exteriors and sharp needles
  • Evergreen trees with needles
  • Canopied trees requiring much rainfall each year
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1st Biomes Test

5. Which of the following biomes receives little rainfall and is home to organisms such as cacti, lizards, and scorpions?

  • Taiga
  • Tundra
  • Desert
  • Temperate Deciduous Forest
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1st Biomes Test

5. Which of the following biomes receives little rainfall and is home to organisms such as cacti, lizards, and scorpions?

  • Taiga
  • Tundra
  • Desert
  • Temperate Deciduous Forest
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1st Biomes Test

6. Which of the following descriptions best describes the tundra? (DOK 2)

  • There are very few different animals and plants that live in the rainforest.
  • The desert receives the most rainfall out of the biomes.
  • Trees that have needle-like leaves which remain year-round.
  • A climate whose temperatures are often below freezing.
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1st Biomes Test

6. Which of the following descriptions best describes the tundra? (DOK 2)

  • There are very few different animals and plants that live in the rainforest.
  • The desert receives the most rainfall out of the biomes.
  • Trees that have needle-like leaves which remain year-round.
  • A climate whose temperatures are often below freezing.
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1st Biomes Test

7. Vultures have big eyes to allow them to see better at night. Because they can hunt at night, they can avoid the really high temperatures of their home. What biome is the vulture best adapted to live in?

  • Taiga
  • Tundra
  • Desert
  • Temperate Deciduous Forest
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1st Biomes Test

7. Vultures have big eyes to allow them to see better at night. Because they can hunt at night, they can avoid the really high temperatures of their home. What biome is the vulture best adapted to live in?

  • Taiga
  • Tundra
  • Desert
  • Temperate Deciduous Forest
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1st Biomes Test

8. Which of the following would be the best adaptation for an animal living in the tropical rainforest? (DOK 2)

  • Many layers of fat and fur
  • Short fur
  • A tail for climbing trees
  • Bright colored feathers
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1st Biomes Test

8. Which of the following would be the best adaptation for an animal living in the tropical rainforest? (DOK 2)

  • Many layers of fat and fur
  • Short fur
  • A tail for climbing trees
  • Bright colored feathers
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1st Biomes Test

9. Which of these is an adaptation that desert animals would MOST LIKELY develop in response to high temperatures found in the desert? (DOK 2)

  • They hibernate in the winter.
  • They are awake at night and sleep in the day.
  • They lay eggs that must incubate in water.
  • They have very dark fur and skin.
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1st Biomes Test

9. Which of these is an adaptation that desert animals would MOST LIKELY develop in response to high temperatures found in the desert? (DOK 2)

  • They hibernate in the winter.
  • They are awake at night and sleep in the day.
  • They lay eggs that must incubate in water.
  • They have very dark fur and skin.
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1st Biomes Test

10. Egypt is a country located in Northern Africa. It receives very little rain, is hot in the day, and is cold at night. In which biome is Egypt located? (DOK 2)

  • Temperate deciduous forest
  • Tropical rainforest
  • Taiga
  • Desert
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1st Biomes Test

10. Egypt is a country located in Northern Africa. It receives very little rain, is hot in the day, and is cold at night. In which biome is Egypt located? (DOK 2)

  • Temperate deciduous forest
  • Tropical rainforest
  • Taiga
  • Desert
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1st Biomes Test

11. Puffins breed in holes they dig into the ground and build their nests. By building into the ground, they get a bit more protection from the harsh cold weather. What biome is the puffins best adapted to live in?

  • Taiga
  • Tundra
  • Desert
  • Temperate Deciduous Forest
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1st Biomes Test

11. Puffins breed in holes they dig into the ground and build their nests. By building into the ground, they get a bit more protection from the harsh cold weather. What biome is the puffins best adapted to live in?

  • Taiga
  • Tundra
  • Desert
  • Temperate Deciduous Forest
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1st Biomes Test

12. Orchids are a beautiful, abundant flowering plant. They grow best in a very humid environment with plenty of water. What biome is the orchid best adapted to live in?

  • Taiga
  • Tundra
  • Desert
  • Tropical Rainforest
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1st Biomes Test

12. Orchids are a beautiful, abundant flowering plant. They grow best in a very humid environment with plenty of water. What biome is the orchid best adapted to live in?

  • Taiga
  • Tundra
  • Desert
  • Tropical Rainforest
study guide
Study Guide:

1.) What is an observation?

  • Give an example of an observation:
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Study Guide:

1.) What is an observation?

Information gathered using your senses (hear, taste, touch, etc)

  • Give an example of an observation:

The sun rises in the east and sets in the west.

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Study Guide:

2.) What is an inference?

  • Give an example of an inference:
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Study Guide:

2.) What is an inference?

A conclusion based on an observation

  • Give an example of an inference:
  • Because the sun rises in the east every morning, the sun will rise in the east tomorrow.
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Study Guide:

3.) What is camouflage? How does an animal use it to survive?

  • Camouflage: blending in
  • An animal can use camouflage to blend in with its environment and avoid/hide from predators
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Study Guide:

4.) What is mimicry and how does an animal use it to survive?

  • Mimicry: pretending or looking like something else
  • An animal can use mimicry to look like something more dangerous so that other animals won’t near them
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Study Guide:

5.) What is one example of a producer?

  • Plants! Flowers, trees, algae

5.25) What is a consumer? What are the three types of consumers?

  • An organism that needs to eat other things for energy; herbivore, carnivore, omnivore

5.50) What is a decomposer? What are examples of decomposers?

  • A decomposer is an organism that breaks down organic mass (dead animals and plants) and returns the nutrients back to the ground
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Study Guide:

6. Fill in the blank: Producers are organisms that ________make__________(make or hunt) their food.

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Study Guide:

7. What is the definition of a carnivore?

  • An organism that eats meat and other animals only
  • 7.25) What is an herbivore?
  • An organism that eats only plants
  • 7.5) What is an omnivore?
  • An organism that eats BOTH plants and animals
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Study Guide:

8. Why does the tundra not have any trees?

  • The tundra is has permanently frozen ground called permafrost where trees cannot grow roots
  • So there are no trees
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Study Guide:

9. What is the climate like in the desert? (Describe the temperature and the rainfall)

  • Very hot and very dry, very little rain
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Study Guide:

10. What is the climate like in the rainforest? (Temperature and the rainfall)

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Study Guide:

10. What is the climate like in the rainforest? (Temperature and the rainfall)

  • Warm and a lot of rain year-round
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Study Guide:

11. An iguana is a lizard that lives in the rainforest. It is dark green and brown to help it blend into its environment. What type of adaptation is the iguana showing?

  • It is using camouflage (a physical adaptation) to blend into the environment and escape from predators
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Study Guide:

12. A Hawk Moth Caterpillar is a type of caterpillar that looks like a snake. What type of adaptation is the Hawk Moth Caterpillar showing?

  • The moth is using mimicry (a behavioral adaptation) to scare about other animals
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Study Guide:

13. The scorpion likes to stay out of extreme heat, so it sleeps during the day and only comes out at night. What biomes are they best adapted to live in?

  • Scorpions are best adapted to deserts because it avoids the heat during the day
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Study Guide:

14. Wooly mammoths are VERY large animals that have adapted multiple layers of fur to stay warm. What biomes are they best adapted to live in?

  • Mammoths are adapted to live in the tundra because it has a lot of fur and fat to keep warm
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Study Guide:

15. Orchids are a beautiful, abundant flowering plant. They grow best in a very humid environment with plenty of water. What biome is the orchid best adapted to live in?

  • Tropical rainforest because orchids like humid environments with plenty of water
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Study Guide:

16. Please write a food chain including a seal, a small fish, algae, and a shark.

  • Algae small fish  seal  shark
  • In the food chain you just drew, what would happen to the small fish if all the algae disappeared? Why?
    • The small fish would die off because there is no longer food for the fish
  • In the food chain you just drew, what would happen to the small fish if an oil spill killed all the seals? Why?
    • The small fish population would increase because there are no longer seals eating the small fish
question of the day
Question of the day
  • Why is the desert the best place for a gecko to live?
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Question of the day
  • If the cougars in taiga all died out, how would that affect the ability of the deer to survive?
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Question of the day
  • How are organisms adapted to their environment?