Habitats

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Habitats

  1. 1. Explore the World Around You! Mrs. Kirkpatrick
  2. 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. 3. Which habitats do you recognize? Desert  Forest Rain Forest  Marine
  4. 4. Desert
  5. 5. RainForest
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9.  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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