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Temperate Ponds By: Layla Idrissi. What is a Temperate Pond? A temperate pond is a well-filtered pond. Many animals and plants live in a temperate pond.

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1 Temperate Ponds By: Layla Idrissi

2 What is a Temperate Pond? A temperate pond is a well-filtered pond. Many animals and plants live in a temperate pond such as Crayfish, Turtles, Dragon Flies and The Great Blue Heron. Picture: "Boise, Meridian, Eagle Ponds and Waterfalls | Aloha Gardening." Boise, Meridian, Eagle Ponds and Waterfalls | Aloha Gardening. N.p., n.d.Web. 09 Jan

3 Where are Temperate Ponds located? Temperate ponds are located all around the world. They are mostly found in the country side and in-between the trees and forests. The blue parts on the map are where ponds are located. Picture: "How Are the Biomes Distributed?" How Are the Biomes Distributed ? N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Jan .

4 The Weather Around the Temperate Pond A temperate pond’s temperature changes according to the weather and the seasons. In the winter a temperate pond freezes but in the summer and spring it’s always warm. This table shows the average weather around a temperate pond. Picture: "Weather History for Freshwater Pond, Virgin Islands, British." Meoweather. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Jan

5 The Animals in a Temperate Pond

6 How does the Great Blue Heron Adapt to a Temperate Pond? The Great Blue Heron adapts to a temperate pond by building nests between the bushes to lay their eggs in. The Great Blue Heron’s nests are made out of sticks and twigs which are found near a pond or in trees. To live in the pond, The Great Blue Heron eats pond animals like: Fish Lizards Frogs Crawfish Rodents Insects Picture: "Great Blue Heron Medicine - Native American Animal Medicine." Great Blue Heron Medicine - Native American Animal Medicine. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Jan Information: "Great Blue Heron Printout- EnchantedLearning.com.” Great Blue Heron Printout- EnchantedLearning.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Jan

7 How does a Dragon Fly adapt to a Temperate Pond? The Dragonfly adapts to a temperate pond by eating insects that live on or near the pond like: Ants Mosquitos Flies Bees Butterflies Picture: "The Inertia Diaries." : May N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Jan Information: "Dragonfly Printout Big- EnchantedLearning.com." Dragonfly Printout Big- EnchantedLearning.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Jan

8 The frogs adapts to a temperate pond by laying their eggs in the waters of it. All frogs are laid in water and grow up in water. When the weather is rough, frogs adapt to the weather by burying themselves in the sand and hibernate. Frogs also eat insects that leave near the pond like dragonflies, flies, butterflies and more with their sticky tongues. How does a Frog adapt to a Temperate Pond? Picture:"Jeff and Jennifer's Pond." Jeff and Jennifer's Pond. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Jan Information: "Frog Printout- Enchanted Learning Software.” Frog Printout- Enchanted Learning Software. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Jan

9 How does a Mallard Duck adapt to a Temperate Pond? The Mallard Duck adapts to a temperate pond by by eating insects and plants that live in, on or near the pond. It lays eggs in the bushes near the pond and uses twigs and sticks found on the ground or floating on the temperate pond. Picture: "Mallard Duck." Mallard Duck. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Jan . Information: "Mallard Duck Printout- Enchanted Learning.com." Mallard Duck Printout -EnchantedLearning.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Jan

10 Plants in a Temperate Pond

11 How do Water Lilies adapt to the Temperate Pond? Water lilies adapt to the temperate pond by sinking it’s roots deep under the water line and into the ground. The stems also collect oxygen from the water and the big, round leaves absorb heat and energy from the sun above them. The water lily become a carnivore so that it can live in a pond. It catches insects through it’s bladder and digests them using a special enzyme. Picture: "Flowers Images." : Water Lily. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Jan Information: "What Are Water Lilies?" WiseGEEK. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Jan

12 How does a Water Hyacinth adapt to a Temperate Pond? The Water Hyacinth adapts to a Temperate Pond by digging it’s roots under a thick mat which allows the plant to absorb enough sunlight to live. The Water Hyacinth is a possible resource for bio-cleaning industrial waste which can help clean the pond when humans pollute it. Picture: "Hyacinths." Walters Aquatic Plants Plantedpondcom Hyacinths Comments. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Jan Information: Wachman, Monica. "Adaptations for Pond Plants." EHow. Demand Media, 06 Oct Web. 15 Jan

13 How do Cattails adapt to a temperate Pond? The Cattail adapts to a temperate pond by growing in it’s moist soil and they are also nests for ducks and birds that live near or in the pond. The Cattails can also be eaten by animals and people that live near the pond. Picture: "Alternative Healing 101: Featured Alternative: Weeds #2- Cattail." Alternative Healing 101: Featured Alternative: Weeds #2 - Cattail. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Jan Information: "Cattails - Habitat or Hassle." Cattails - Habitat or Hassle. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Jan

14 What is are some problems that humans cause the the Pond life? Human effect the life in a temperate pond by overfishing or polluting the pond by throwing their trash on the pond water. This can effect the pond life because animals living in the pond can choke on plastic, metal etc. and can get strangle by plastic bags and other materials. Picture: Carrington, Damian. "UN: Failure to Reduce Environmenta l Risks Will Set Back Human Development." The Guardian. Guardian News and Media, 11 Feb Web. 15 Jan

15 How can these problems be solved? These problems can be solved by educating people not to dumb their waste into ponds. Also, to enforce laws against fishing in the ponds by making a time schedule for when to fish and not to fish so over fishing would be prevented. Picture: "Fresh Water Fishing." -.N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Jan .

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