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Habitats en pps
Habitats en pps
Habitats en pps
Habitats en pps
Habitats en pps
Habitats en pps
Habitats en pps
Habitats en pps
Habitats en pps
Habitats en pps
Habitats en pps
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Habitats en pps

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  • 1. Explore the World Around You! Mrs. Kirkpatrick
  • 2. What is a Habitat? A habitat is a place where a particular animal or plant species lives. An artificial habitat is a man made place.
  • 3. Which habitats do you recognize? Desert  Grassland Rain Forest  Forest Tundra  Marine Prairie  Zoo
  • 4. Desert Super-dry air Little rain – less than 10 inches a year High daytime temperatures Lots of wind Typical animals include insects, reptiles, birds, and various mammals
  • 5. Rain Forest The Rain Forest is made of 3 layers The first layer is the canopy The second layer is the understory The third is the forest floor The Rain Forest contains about 45% of all animal species
  • 6. Tundra Extremely short growing seasons (6 to 10 weeks) Long, cold, dark winters (6 to 10 months) Low Precipitation Snow provides insulation Wildlife includes birds, reindeer, foxes, bears, seals, and walruses
  • 7. Prairie Temperatures vary summer to winter Moderate rain fall Seasonal drought and occasional fires Typical animal life includes jack rabbits, deer, foxes, coyotes, birds, and many other species
  • 8. Savannah Warm, hot climates Major vegetation is grass Dry and rainy seasons Seasonal fires help maintain balance The Savannah is home to various reptiles, rodents, birds, and large mammals such as elephants, and zebras
  • 9. Forest Covers 1/3 of the Earth’s area Dominated by trees and woody vegetation Precipitation is distributed evenly throughout the year Animal life includes many things such as bears, deer,and rodents
  • 10. Marine Water covers nearly 75% of the Earth’s surface There are numerous species of plans and animals who live here. These range in size from microscopic organisms to the size of a 100 ft whale.
  • 11. Zoo A place where people keep and display animals A man made habitat Zoos are important for 3 major reasons Recreation and education Wild life conservation Scientific studies
  • 12.  Protect the wonderful world around you! Remember each habitat is a unique place where plants and animals make their home. What makes your habitat unique?

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