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Identiying Vegetation
Identiying Vegetation
Identiying Vegetation
Identiying Vegetation
Identiying Vegetation
Identiying Vegetation
Identiying Vegetation
Identiying Vegetation
Identiying Vegetation
Identiying Vegetation
Identiying Vegetation
Identiying Vegetation
Identiying Vegetation
Identiying Vegetation
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  • 1. <ul><li>Thursday 8 th May </li></ul><ul><li>DO NOW: </li></ul><ul><li>Books and colouring pencils out </li></ul><ul><li>LO for today is… </li></ul><ul><li>Students will be able to identify different plant types. </li></ul>Level 2 Geography
  • 2. Skills – due next Tuesday 13 th May Page: 51 &amp; 52 Homework for Week 1:
  • 3. <ul><li>Moss </li></ul><ul><li>- soft, cushioney, that grows on rocks </li></ul><ul><li>Average height of the plant – 3-5cm high </li></ul><ul><li>Needs very little soil to grow </li></ul>
  • 4. <ul><li>Lichens </li></ul><ul><li>Feels dusty </li></ul><ul><li>All kinds of colours </li></ul><ul><li>Grow on rocks </li></ul><ul><li>VERY small plants – on average 1cm tall and grow in clumps and spread out </li></ul>
  • 5. <ul><li>Hebe </li></ul><ul><li>on average 1m tall – there are many small varieties as well </li></ul><ul><li>VERY hardy plant (can withstand all kinds of whether – especially wind and dry and wet climates) </li></ul>
  • 6. <ul><li>Alpine Herbs </li></ul><ul><li>Very small variety of plants, different shapes and sizes </li></ul><ul><li>Need a little bit of dirt to grow (more than moss) </li></ul><ul><li>Average height of 10-20cm </li></ul>
  • 7. <ul><li>Tussock </li></ul><ul><li>Tall grass </li></ul><ul><li>Av. height of 60cm, can grow up to 1m </li></ul><ul><li>VERY VERY hardy plant – can grow in very dry and windy conditions </li></ul><ul><li>Does NOT need “perfect” soil conditions, can grow in very infertile soil </li></ul>
  • 8. <ul><li>“ Scrubland” – areas of land with mediums sized vegetation </li></ul><ul><li>Many different varieties of medium sized shrubs and small trees eg Manuka and Kanuka trees </li></ul>
  • 9. Beech Forest - Grow to about 1500m but at Tongariro they do NOT grow as tall due to the eruptions. (Can’t get old enough to grow tall due to eruptions)
  • 10. Podcarp Forest - Rimu - Very tall trees
  • 11. <ul><li>Mountain Daises </li></ul><ul><li>Very small plants </li></ul><ul><li>Average height 7cm </li></ul><ul><li>Often found with moss </li></ul>
  • 12. Identifying Spatial Variation in Vegetation in the TVC . Use your notes to identify which type of vegetation is found in the different regions. ? ? ? ? Vegetation Western Foothills Eastern Slopes Western Slopes Mountain Peaks
  • 13. Vegetation on the Mountain Peaks Few, if any, plants can survive in the extreme conditions on the mountain peaks. The mountain peaks is made up of rocks.
  • 14. Vegetation on the Western Slopes <ul><li>High to low…. </li></ul><ul><li>- Mosses and lichens </li></ul><ul><li>Hardy alpine plants like hebe, mountain daises and alpine herbs </li></ul><ul><li>Tussock </li></ul><ul><li>Scrublands </li></ul>
  • 15. Vegetation on the Western Foothills <ul><li>High to low…. </li></ul><ul><li>- srubland </li></ul><ul><li>Beech forest </li></ul><ul><li>Podcarp forest (tall trees eg Rimu) </li></ul>
  • 16. Vegetation on the Eastern Slopes <ul><li>High to low…. </li></ul><ul><li>- Mosses and lichens </li></ul><ul><li>Hardy alpine plants like hebe, mountain daises and alpine herbs </li></ul><ul><li>Tussock </li></ul>
  • 17. Reflection… What questions do we have?

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