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2 This ABC book was created by Mrs. Musselman’s 2004/2005 third grade class. The students observed the living organisms in the Rice School habitat. They picked a particular plant or animal to research. This information was used to create a paragraph and sentence for their letter of the alphabet. The students created this ABC book using Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Word Art. In creating the individual slides, the students used pictures from the HP digital camera and pictures from the internet. They also learned how to use text boxes, insert pictures from photos and internet sources, change the size of font and pictures, and use background colors and effects in Powerpoint to create this final product.

3 is for anole lizard that climbs around in the Rice School habitat. A is for anole lizard that climbs around in the Rice School habitat. The anole lizard is green and can change to brown. The anole lizard comes from the state of Texas, and you can find it in LA,MS,AL,GA, and FL. The predator of the anole lizard is the owl and the prey is the cricket. The habitats of the anole lizard are parks, woods, old buildings, palm fronds, and thickets.

4 B is for beautyberry that grows in the Rice school habitat. A beautyberry grows 6 to 8 feet tall. Beautyberries can be found in Maryland,south to Florida. The color of the Beautyberry lasts long into winter and gets eaten by birds. After winter is gone,the berries die.

5 C is for the caterpillar that crawls around in the Rice School habitat. Caterpillars eat only plants. There are black poisonous caterpillar in plants or in grass. The stages of a caterpillar are first an egg, a caterpillar, a pupa, and a butterfly. Some caterpillars can be green, or black or brown or even a yellow caterpillar.

6 D is for the Duckweed in the Rice School Pond habitat. Duckweeds are the smallest flowering plants. The plants grow floating still or slow-moving fresh water except in the coldest regions. Duckweed grows all throughout North America. It’s Latin name is “Lemna.”

7 E is for the Egret that flies around in the Rice School habitat. Egrets sometimes eat snakes,and anole lizards.They mostly eat frogs,crayfish and most of all fish.

8 F is for the bullfrog who hides in the pond waiting for his food in the Rice School habitat. A bullfrog lives in a pond. It has spots all around its body and it is fat. Bullfrogs eat other frogs and insects. The bullfrog is the largest frog in North America. The large bullfrog has green to yellow skin around its body.

9 G is for the Gray Squirrel that crawl through the trees of the Rice School habitat. Gray squirrels live in hardwood or mixed forests with nut trees. These squirrels can smell buried nuts under a foot of snow. When snow is deep, the squirrel tunnels under it to get closer to the scent. The young squirrels are weaned in about 50 days.

10 H is for the Hackberry Tree that grows wildly in the Rice School habitat. The Hackberry Tree is also called a sugar tree. A typical size of a Hackberry Tree is 120 feet. A Hackberry Tree’s leaves are oval. Hackberry Tree’s genus is celtis and the species is ulmaceae.

11 I is for the Isopods that crawls around the Rice School habitat. Isopods are black with 1 pair of antennas and stripes. It is produced by eggs. The mother can have up to 100 eggs or more. Isopods breathe with gills, so they are restricted to areas with high humidity, under rocks or logs, in leaf litter or in crevices. Some species are nocturnal. An Isopods size is ½’’ (12 mm.)

12 J is for Jackrabbit that hops high in the Rice school Habitat Jackrabbits belong to the Rabbit family. Jackrabbits live in a Desert. It needs to stay in a hot and mild place. Jackrabbits need food, sun, and space to live and camouflage. Jackrabbits can jump 5 feet high. A Jackrabbit has 2 legs on both sides. Jackrabbit are born alive.

13 K is for the katydid hopping through the smooth grass in the Rice School habitat. Katydids look exactly like grasshoppers and crickets. It is a part of the grasshopper family. Katydids wings rub together to make a sound. Katydids can be found in California and other places.

14 L is for the lady bug that flies in the Rice School habitat. There are 5,000 different kinds of lady bugs world wide, and 400 which live in North America. A lady bug beats its wings 85 times a second when it flies. Aphids are a lady bugs favorite food. If you squeeze a lady bug, it will bite you, but it will not hurt.

15 Butterflies like to mostly be in warm places. They are really small and soft. Butterflies suck pollen from daisies and dandelions. Monarch Butterflies (female) can lay up to almost four-hundred eggs. M is for the Monarch Butterfly that flies around in the Rice School Habitat.

16 N is for the Nymph Dragonfly that zooms around the Rice School habit. My animal is a dragonfly nymph. A dragonfly is born from an egg. Then it swims because it is still a baby. When it is a fully grown dragonfly nymph, it has wing buds. It eats small fish and water bugs.

17 O is for the oak tree that feeds other insects in the Rice School habitat. Oak trees are one of America and other states helpful trees. Oak trees help states by feeding the insects. An oak tree is Idaho states tree.

18 P is for the Painted Lady Butterfly that flies around in the Rice School habitat. The Painted Lady Butterfly has four wings that are symmetrical. The female Painted Lady lays the eggs, the eggs hatch, the caterpillar turns into a chrysalis, and the butterfly comes out! It is found in all continents except Australia. It likes to eat aster, comos, thistle, buttonbush, thistle mallow, hollyhock, malva, and sunflower.

19 Q is for the mosquito fish that swims in the rice school habitat. The mosquito fish is native to southern and Eastern portions of the United States. The genus of the mosquito fish is Gambusia affins. Mosquito fish do not lay eggs. Mosquito fish live 2 to 3 years.

20 R Is for the Rosemary that smells so good in the Rice School habitat. The Rosemary is special because it helps people. The Rosemary helps people work out the problems.

21 S is for the sugar cane plant that grows in the Rice School habitat. A sugar cane is a plant. Sugar cane comes from South Dakota. Sugar canes sometimes grow by themselves. Sugar canes are not always sweet.

22 T is for Tadpoles that swims quietly in the Rice School pond. Tadpoles take 6-21 days to develop. After 5 weeks, tadpoles to grow legs. Their tale get smaller once they grow legs. The tadpole swims around catching food like plants and decaying animal matter.

23 A Catclaw Mimosa is 8 feet high. It has to be in a hot place. It does not need water. A Catclaw Mimosa can be pink,white [fragant]. Catclaw Mimosas need light to live. U Is for Una de gato (Catclaw Mimosa) that grows in the Rice School habitat.

24 V is for the Trumpet Vine that grows in the Rice School habitat. The trumpet vine is up to thirty-four feet. It has to be found in sunny places because it needs sun to live. A trumpet vine is a bush with orange flowers. You can find a trumpet vine in Florida, but you can find a trumpet vine other places too.

25 Whitefly When the whitefly is an adult, its body is yellow. When it is born it is an oval. It has red eyes 1mm long and two white wings. It comes from the U.S tropical and Sub Tropical parts. The whiteflies look like a little white dot. W is for the whitefly that flies around the Rice School habitat.

26 X is for the Texas Banded Gecko crawling gently in the Rice School habitat. The Texas Banded gecko is hatched from an egg. Some geckos like this one eat their babies when they are in the eggs. Geckos take 45 days to hatch out of their eggs, and one year to be fully grown.

27 Y is for yaupon berry that grows in the Rice School habitat. A yaupon berry is a single small tree. It grows 12 to 25 ft high. The berries looks like little tiny balls the yaupon holly grows from March to May.

28 Z is for the Buzzing honey bee that flies around the Rice School habitat. Honey bees look like a yellow black bug. It looks like a tiny bead. That’s why you can’t see it. It stays alive by not poking a person or animal. Honey bees come from around the United States

29 A - Mary Anole lizard B - Antonio American beauty berries C - Gabby Caterpillar D - Morgan Duckweed E - Zachary Egret F - Aaron Bullfrog G - Jennifer Gray Squirrel H - Kaelynn Hackberry Tree

30 I - Rodney Isopods J - Antonio Jackrabbit K - Kaelynn Katydid L - Sarah Ladybug M - Catherine Monarch Butterflies N - Colby Nymph O - Shalondria Oak Tree P - Morgan Painted Lady Butterfly Q - Sarah Mosquito Fish R - Traci Rosemary

31 S - Laura Sugar Cane T - Tyrie Tadpoles U - Antonio Una de Gata V - Dominique Trumpet Vine W - Genesis White Fly X - Jennifer Texas banded gecko Y - Gabby Yaupon holly berry Z - Alexis Buzzing Bees

32 Internet Text=hackberry&curPageNum=1&recnum=TS

33 lady.shtml hText=anole&curPageNum=1&recnum=AR &display=1&area=99&searchText=duckweed&curPageNum=2&recnum=WF &display=1&area=99&searchText=bullfrog&curPageNum=1&recnum=AR0026

34 display=1&area=99&searchText=gray+squirrel&curPageNum=2&recnum=MA xt=jackrabbit&curPageNum=2&recnum=MA0064 display=1&area=99&searchText=katydid&curPageNum=4&recnum=IS0083 xt=monarch&curPageNum=1&recnum=BU0014 =1016&curPageNum=7&recnum=IS0040 ext=oak+&curPageNum=21&recnum=TS shapeID=7&range=1013&curPageNum=2&recnum=WF0074

35 &shapeID=7&range=1013&curPageNum=2&recnum=WF0074 Text=gecko&curPageNum=1&recnum=AR0586 &shapeID=5&range=1013&curPageNum=10&recnum=TS0228 Books Tadpoles, Elaine Pascoe, 1997 Bees, Deborah Hodge, 2004 Monarchs, Kathryn Lasky, 1993

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