Ppt on desert animals and plants

Thursday APRIL 27, 2016. BLOGS.ASCENTUTAH/ORG/CCERNY BELL RINGER: 1)What is a desert? What type of animals do you think you find.

a google form. EXIT TICKET: 1. What are a few of the adaptations that plants and animals need to survive in a Utah desert? Animal Adaptations What do we know? There is little precipitation. In hot deserts, the temperature is extremely high. In cold deserts, there is a variety of temperatures and precipitation. Many animals conserve energy by sleeping in underground burrows during the day when it is very/


BIOMES OF THE WORLD p. 1099. Biomes Biome- a large geographical area that has a certain kind of climate and sustains specific communities of plants and.

to sand. Soil is nutrient poor. Plants of the Desert Desert plants have evolved adaptations to help them survive in the extreme temperatures and dryness of this biome. Examples: Cactus Mesquite Joshua trees Wildflowers Creosote Plants of the Desert Cactus SaguaroPrickly Pear Plants of the Desert Mesquite Plants of the Desert Joshua tree Plants of the Desert Wildflowers Plants of the Desert Creosote Animals of the Desert The animals of the desert are adapted to the hot temperatures. Examples/


Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu To View the presentation as a slideshow with effects select “View”

of tropical rain forests. B.Africa has a limited number of plant and animal communities. C.Africa has all types of plant life because of the many diverse biomes. D.Africa has large desert areas that get less than 25.0 centimeters of precipitation a year/ of tropical rain forests. B.Africa has a limited number of plant and animal communities. C.Africa has all types of plant life because of the many diverse biomes. D.Africa has large desert areas that get less than 25.0 centimeters of precipitation a year/


Habitats and Adaptations

How do adaptations help living things survive in different habitats? Life in the Desert Objectives http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgKw7Ne_MA0 Life in the Desert Objectives Explain that a desert habitat has a dry climate and dry, sandy soil. Explain that desert plants and animals have specific adaptations to help them survive. Desert Vocabulary Some desert animals can hide in plain sight. Their body coverings blend in with the environment/


6.3 – Grasslands, Deserts, and Tundra

in each layer? Describe two ways in which tropical rain forests of the world are being threatened. Describe how plants survive the changes of seasons in the temperate deciduous forest. Objectives Describe the difference between tropical and temperate grasslands. Describe the climate in a chaparral biome. Describe two desert animals and the adaptations that help them survive. Describe one threat to the tundra biome. Grassland/


Terrestrial Biomes The Desert Biome

Rocky Mountains on the east, the Columbia Plateau to the north and the Mojave and Sonoran deserts to the south. Sagebrush is the most common plant in the Great basin Sagebrush Great Basin Desert Desert animals are also adapted Reptiles and insects are somewhat “pre-adapted” because of their relatively impervious integument and dry excretions. As a group, mammals are not well adapted because they excrete urea that requires/


Welcome to the Amazing world of Biomes. Taiga. 88. By Clay Rathman, Jordan Wakefield, Esme Opp, and Sydnie Stilley.

of their species Some plants have developed taproots Plants must grow flowers and seed before harsh conditions Deserts have a short life cycle of plants Some plants are able to escape a drought Animals store water in flesh Few plants have over 1400 of their species Some plants have developed taproots Plants must grow flowers and seed before harsh conditions Deserts have a short life cycle of plants Some plants are able to escape/


Desert and Tundra Biomes

in Africa Adaptations are also apparent when looking at the roots of desert plants. Plant roots tend to be very shallow, yet wide, or extremely deep (20m) Desert animals Most desert animals get the water they need from their food. All insects and reptiles in the desert have outer coatings that reduce water loss. The shells of insects and the scales of retiles evolved to survive the life in the/


What wildlife lives in the desert? Learning Objective: To be able to explain how plants and animals have adapted to living in the desert.

show your plant or animal 2.Add annotations to show its desert characteristics. 3.Explain how each characteristic has adapted to desert life. True or False 1.Xerophytes are plants which have physical characteristics that enable them to survive in the desert 2.Desert Sand Verbena is an example of an xerophytic plant. 3.All animals can live in the desert 4.All desert animals are awake in the day and sleep at/


Environmental Science

of the chaparral biome. 23. I can describe adaptations of chaparral plants and animals. 24. I can describe the climate and locations of desert biomes 25. I can name two desert animals and plants, and describe the adaptations that help them survive. 26. I can describe the climate and location of the tundra biome. 27. I can name two tundra animals and plants, and describe the adaptations that help them survive. 28. I can describe/


Habitats By Hayli. Habitats Where an animal or plant lives Where it gets food Where it gets water.

Reptiles Camels Humps have fat They can use it for energy Good at walking in sand Shelter in sandstorms Sahara Desert World’s biggest desert 3 ½ million square miles Cold Deserts Gobi Desert in Asia Antarctica Woodland Lots of trees Plenty of water Variety of plants and animals Light Lots of shade Moisture Moist Often has ponds or streams Temperature Varies, depending on where the woodland is/


By: Carrie Browning. Desert  There are several different types of animals that can be found in the desert. View the next five slides and research a.

the next five slides and research a different animal on each slide. Don’t forget to fill out your worksheet. Desert Animal #1 Desert Animal #2 Desert Animal #3 Desert Animal #4 Desert Animal #5  Next you are going to explore different plants of the desert. View the next five slides and research a new plant on each slide. Don’t forget to answer the questions on your worksheet. Desert Plant #1 Desert Plant #2 Desert Plant #3 Desert Plant #4 Desert Plant #5  Make sure/


Ecosystems.

-tolerant. This means they can survive without water for long periods of time. Desert plants usually have waxy leaves, large root systems and water storage systems. These adaptations help desert plants cope with not having much water. Desert plants include cacti, yucca, bunch grass, shrubs, and very few trees. Desert Plants Desert Animals The animals that live in the desert have special adaptations too. These adaptations help them survive with little or no readily/


Living Things and Their Environment

year Plants: cacti, yuccas, shrubs, trees Animals: rodents, snakes, lizards, tortoises, insects, and some birds Desert Biome A desert is a sandy or rocky biome It has little precipitation & plant life Every continent has at least one desert The Sahara is the largest desert The Sahara would cover the entire continental United States Desert Biome Sahara Desert Largest Desert: 3,500,000mi Gobi Desert 2nd Largest Desert: 500,000mi Atacama Desert Driest Desert: 600mi Desert Biome/


Atacama Desert Made by: Sarah. J & Jason 6B. What is the Atacama Desert? The Atacama desert is a highland desert in Chile “covering 1,000 km strip of.

them to their houses for decorations. However cactuses grow very slowly, so the deserts are becoming exposed. (5) Human Activities that affect the Deserts Animals are being hunt down for different reasons. People uproot special desert plants like the cacti and special types of lizards that live in deserts only, and then they sell it at high prices or use it for decoration. (6) Abiotic Factors The Atacama/


Major Deserts of the World. Picture from National Geographic’s Surviving the Sahara.

key survival factor for people, animals, and plants is their ability to adapt to the environment. Desert Plants Many plants are found in the desert. They usually grow close to the ground. These plants have special parts that help them save water. The special parts are: thick stem, shallow and wide roots, and thick skin covered with spines instead of leaves. Desert Animals There are many animals in the desert. They can survive by/


Terrestrial and Aquatic Biomes

without water. When conditions are too dry, these plants die and drop their seeds that stay dormant until the next rainfall. Then, new plants quickly germinate, grow, and bloom before the soil becomes dry again. These plants can survive their water content dropping to as low as 30 percent of their mass. Animals of the Desert Animals of the desert have adapted many different ways to prevent water loss/


CONCEPT OF ECOLOGY AND ECOSYSTEM

low. II. Biotic Components Procedures Examples Shrubs, bushes, some grasses and few trees In deserts mostly Succulent (e.g., cacti) plants are found available. They have water inside them to stay alive. They have. r on the outside to protect them from the sun. Consumers Squirrels, nice foxes, rabbits, deer and reptiles. These animals dig holes in the ground to live in. They come out/


Desert Biome. KcXjD2JjE.

.yout ube.com/watch? v=cv4BhZV5mAA Other Hot, Dry (Arid) Deserts…. The Namib Desert http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMCY9WM nzaw The Kalahari Desert Some areas of the Kalahari are semi-arid desert. Semi- arid deserts receive more annual precipitation and support larger populations of plants and animals. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fevvU1gwy xU Chihuahuan Desert Mojave Desert http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7qwO6Yd 6nA Great Basin/


What is a desert? Deserts can be hot or cold but they are always dry. They receive less than 25 cm of precipitation annually. They cover 22 million km.

around 2000 different species of cactus, and 6000 different types of plants in the desert. Cactus can live for anywhere between 50 and 200 years. Palm and olive trees found in the desert can be a source of food for humans. Desert plant life: Desert animal life: There are around 1500 different types of animals living in the desert. Almost all of the animals living in the desert have adapted to be able to/


What is a Biome? A biome is a geographic area characterized by specific kinds of plants and animals. Deserts, tropical rainforests, and tundra are all.

a Biome? A biome is a geographic area characterized by specific kinds of plants and animals. Deserts, tropical rainforests, and tundra are all types of biomes. In the desert biome many organisms have learned to adapt to the hot climate and lack of supplements. A Desert’s Characteristics Climate Animals Plants Seasons Adaptations Significance to humans Climate The desert is the hottest biome on Earth. It also has its extremes. It/


How are these animals and plants linked? Hint: What do you know about ecosystems?

How are these animals and plants linked? Hint: What do you know about ecosystems? A desert food chain: Draw a desert food chain in your book. Objectives All students must be able to draw a simple desert food chain. Most students should be able to give an example of a real desert plant and explain two adaptations Some students should be able to explain desert food chains and webs in detail. STRIPE/


Land Biomes. Introduction Biomes are the major regional groupings of plants and animals discernible at a global scale distribution patterns are correlated.

activity is restricted to the stems Some plants open their stomata only at night when evaporation rates are lowest Hot and Dry Desert Yuccas Ocotillo Turpentine bush Prickly Pears False mesquite Sotol Ephedras Agaves Brittlebush Hot and Dry Desert Animals The animals include small nocturnal carnivores The dominant animals are burrowers There are also insects, arachnids, reptiles and birds The animals stay inactive in protected hideaways during the hot day/


1 Y8 How do plants and animals adapt to their biomes?

as in a hot desert. The Arctic tundra is also a windy place and winds can blow between 48 to 97 kilometers per hour. The ground is subject to permafrost (land that is permanently frozen), but the surface layer melts in the summer, giving rise to marshes Soil conditions are poor, being marshy and waterlogged. Little plant life can survive. 7 Animals and plant that live in/


Terrestrial and Aquatic Biomes Finz 2012. What is a Biome? Biomes are large regions characterized by a specific type of climate and certain types of plant.

without water. When conditions are too dry, these plants die and drop their seeds that stay dormant until the next rainfall. Then, new plants quickly germinate, grow, and bloom before the soil becomes dry again. These plants can survive their water content dropping to as low as 30 percent of their mass. Animals of the Desert Animals of the desert have adapted many different ways to prevent water loss/


The Desertand its amazing features By Will R., Reese H., Ryan A., and Abby N. April 10, 2013.

Cat They will hunt down any little rodent and eat it. Most of these animals are carnivores so they need meat to survive. Others are omnivores and can eat plants And animals. But this food chain is only a threat to endangered animals. For most They can reproduce Food Chain (The Hunted) This food chain consists of: Desert Cottontail Desert Bighorn Sheep Desert Tortoise Horned Lizard Antelope Squirrel Wild Burro/


Environmental Science Chapter 6 Lecture Biomes. Chapter 6 Targets 1. I can describe how plants determine the name of a biome. 2. Using a world map, I.

of the chaparral biome. 23. I can describe adaptations of chaparral plants and animals. 24. I can describe the climate and locations of desert biomes 25. I can name two desert animals and plants, and describe the adaptations that help them survive. 26. I can describe the climate and location of the tundra biome. 27. I can name two tundra animals and plants, and describe the adaptations that help them survive. 28. I can describe/


BY: ELYSSA GADDAS 6D. PLANTS Common Name: Barrel Cactus Compass Cactus Genus: Ferocaatus Species: Wislizeni Research: The Barrel Cactus can be easily.

BIOME? 1.By building roads through them. 2.By driving straight through the desert, destroying plants. 3.Constructions throughout the desert. 4.Getting a lot of sheep that may eat plants. 5.Military training, though helpful in protecting deserts, may crush plants and small animals or may shoot an animal by accident. 6.By overusing water. 7.Desert farms. 8.Solar power farms. 9.Rally car races. 10.Lettering in/


-THE SCOPE OF ECOLOGY -FACTORS AFFECTING THE DISTRIBUTION OF ORGANISMS -AQUATIC AND TERRESTRIAL BIOMES -THE SPATIAL SCALE OF DISTRIBUTIONS CHAPTER 52 INTRODUCTION.

determines that an area will be a desert. Some deserts have soil surface temperatures above 60°C during the day. Other deserts, such as those west of the Rocky Mountains and in central Asia, are relatively cold. The Sonoran Desert of southern Arizona (shown here) is characterized by giant saguaro cacti and deeply rooted shrubs. Evolutionary adaptations of desert plants and animals include a remarkable array of mechanisms that store/


Biome Desert By: Sherifa M & Mariam Y 6B. What is a desert? Technically, any area that averages less than 10 inches (25 cm) of rain per year. People say.

.fileguru.com/Ice-Blue- Antarctica/screenshot Can any plants grow in a desert? Deserts is the best home to many animals and plants and other living things. Desert plants look quite different to plant that grow in other places. Scientists say that the plants in the desert are better & grow better than the plants in or homes. http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/desert_plant_ page.htm Plants in desert Barrel Cactus Pop Corn Flower Mormon Tea Fairy/


Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Biomes Chapter 6 Table of Contents Section 1 What Is a Biome? Section.

until the next rainfall. Then, new plants quickly germinate, grow, and bloom before the soil becomes dry again. These plants can survive their water content dropping to as low as 30 percent of their mass. Chapter 6 Section 3 Grassland, Desert, and Tundra Biomes Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Animals of the Desert Animals of the desert have adapted many different ways to prevent/


BIOMES Presentation by Anu and Tim Standard 15. Biomes can be classified into two major groups: TERRESTRIAL and AQUATIC Terrestrial biomes: LAND  tundra,

be much colder. Question 6 Which student correctly compared the Rainforest and the Desert correctly? A- student 1 B- student 2 C- student 3 D- student 4 StudentRainforestDesert 1 Warmer Many plants Many animals Hot Few plants Many animals 2 Warmer Less water Many animals Hot Less water Many animals 3 Cold No plants No animals Hot Many plants Few animals 4 Cold Permafrost Heavy rain Hot Snow Less rain Answer Student/


Desert Animals. What is a desert? The desert is a land of extremes: extreme heat and extreme dryness; sudden flash floods and cold nights. Because deserts.

adapted to the dry conditions. They must be able to: collect and store water and reduce water loss. Desert plants look quite different to plant that grow in other places. Which animals live in the desert? Animals in the desert must survive the intense heat, searing sun, and lack of water. Animals that live in the hot desert have many adaptations. Some animals never drink, but get their water from seeds (some can/


A Desert’s Characteristics Climate Animals Plants Seasons Adaptations Significance to humans.

little humidity to block the Sun’s rays. Adaptations Many of the animals in the desert have become nocturnal because of the extreme heat. Both plants and animals have learned to store water, avoid heat by staying underground, and taking water from nearby plants. Human Effects Poachers are a main cause of dying animals. Poachers catch animals of all kinds to make money for usually just one part, like/


Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu What is a Biome? Biomes are large regions characterized by a specific.

as possible. When conditions are too dry, these plants die and drop their seeds that stay dormant until the next rainfall. Then, new plants quickly germinate, grow, and bloom before the soil becomes dry again. Chapter 6 Section 3 Grassland, Desert, and Tundra Biomes Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Animals of the Desert Animals of the desert have adapted many different ways to prevent water/


Living Things and Their Environment Lesson 5: Biomes.

. The Taiga is a major source of lumber. TAIGA BIOME Plants Hemlock Douglass Fir PineCaribou Moss White Spruce TAIGA BIOME Animals Wolverine Snow Shoe Hare Red Deer Lynx Bobcat Desert Biome map 4 Sahara Desert Largest Desert: 3,500,000mi Gobi Desert 2 nd Largest Desert: 500,000mi Atacama Desert Driest Desert: 600mi Desert Biome Location: midlatitudes- near the Tropic of Cancer and Capricorn Location: midlatitudes- near the Tropic of Cancer/


Desert Biome By. Josh Brown and Mary-Laurel Parks.

too hot or too cold. Food Web Larger desert animals try to stay in shady areas during the day. They obtain water from the food they eat. Competition Animals compete for food, water, and space to live and breed in. Plants compete for water and minerals in the soil. Plants in the desert There are a lot of different plants in the desert but all of them have to survive with/


Sizzlin’ in the Desert Kristine Burke Characteristics of a Desert Less than 10 in. of rain per year Poor soil Extreme temperatures.

Coyotes Jack rabbits Owls Woodpeckers Kit Foxes Desert Tortoise Come Out, Come Out Wherever You Are! Hide in a cactus Rest in the shade Dig burrows underground Come out at night Animals have to adapt to stay alive! Plant Life Plants have to adapt to stay alive Must be able to collect and store water Must be able to withstand extreme heat. Provides many things/


A Walk in the Desert. Question of the Week: What can we learn by exploring the desert? X Monday Monday X Tuesday Tuesday X Wednesday Wednesday X Thursday.

in hot, dry places X coyote – a small animal like a wolf X harsh – very rough Selection Vocabulary 1. A desert is a hard place for animals and plants to live. 2. The climate is very hot and dry. 3. Many kinds of cactus plants grow there. 4. A coyote can live there too. 5. Life in the desert can be harsh. Vocabulary Strategy: Alphabetize To alphabetize is/


 All living organisms, whether plant or animal or humanbeing are surrounded by the environment, from which they derive their needs for survival. 

Components 1. Producers Shrubs, bushes, some grasses and few trees.  In deserts mostly Succulent (e.g., cacti) plants are found available. They have water inside them to stay alive. They have waxy layer on the outside to protect them from the sun. 2. Consumers Squirrels, mice, foxes, rabbits, deer and reptiles. Fig. 2.7 Desert Ecosystem  These animals dig holes in the ground to live in/


Desert. Desert Location and Climate Because deserts are dry, they have large daily temperature variations. Temperatures are high during the day because.

the loss of water. The absence of sweat glands and the concentration of urine are other adaptations made by desert animals. Because fat intensifies heat, a unique adaptation of some desert animals is the storage of fat in humps or tails, rather than throughout the entire body. Desert Plants A few of the plants that can be found in the desert include:  Short grasses  Sagebrush  Creosote bushes  Cacti Prickly/


BiomesSection 1 Biomes What is a Biome?. BiomesSection 1 What is a Biome? Biomes are large regions characterized by a specific type of climate and certain.

water. When conditions are too dry, these plants die and drop their seeds that stay dormant until the next rainfall. Then, new plants quickly germinate, grow, and bloom before the soil becomes dry again. These plants can survive their water content dropping to as low as 30 percent of their mass. BiomesSection 1 Animals of the Desert Animals of the desert have adapted many different ways to prevent water/


Write in your notes: I can describe the characteristics of Earth’s terrestrial Desert biome.

in the U.S. http://www.yout ube.com/watch? v=cv4BhZV5mAA The Kalahari Desert Some areas of the Kalahari are semi-arid desert. Semi- arid deserts receive more annual precipitation and support larger populations of plants and animals. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fevvU1gwy xU The Rain Shadow Effect Many deserts are a result of a geographical phenomenon known as a rain shadow. The Tibetan Plateau/


By Puggles. THERE ARE MANY DIFFERENT BEAUTIFUL PLANTS IN DESERTS, BUT THERE ARE ALSO EXTREMELY POISONOUS PLANTS AS WELL. FOR EXAMPLE, THE DOGBANE. IT’S.

more than 1,468 different animal species in the desert!!! Now that’s a lot of animals! Some desert animals such as camels can go more than 2 weeks at a time with out water !  A thorny devil is only in the desert…it could take about an hour to move a few meters…  In the desert, there are many different types of plants and animals but they don’t/


The Dessert By Stefano Pacifici. Dessert Locations  Major locations include: Sahara Africa, South Africa, Australia, and The Arabian Peninsula.

; a more effective way of evaporative cooling.  A lot of desert animals stay deep underground in burrows where it is much cooler.  A lot of desert animals don’t need to drink, they get a lot of their water from plants.  Many animals are nocturnal, sleeping during the hot day and only coming out at night to eat and hunt.  To retain water, a lot of rodents have/


Deserts are areas of land that get little to no rainfall.

, salty, rocky, or have small pebbles in it. Desert soil is rich in minerals, but lacks organic matter - decayed plants and animals. Great Basin Patagonian Desert Gobi Desert Australian Desert Sahara Desert Kalahari Desert Atacama Desert Most desert plants have thick leaves and stems which store water, and have thorns to protect the water from being used by animals. Dragon TreePrickly Pear Cactus How do you think plants grow in a place that is very, very/


Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu What is a Biome? Biomes are large regions characterized by a specific.

as possible. When conditions are too dry, these plants die and drop their seeds that stay dormant until the next rainfall. Then, new plants quickly germinate, grow, and bloom before the soil becomes dry again. Chapter 6 Section 3 Grassland, Desert, and Tundra Biomes Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Animals of the Desert Animals of the desert have adapted many different ways to prevent water/


Starter activity-What is an ecosystem? What do you already know….. THINKPAIR SHARE 1.A community of plants and animals and the environment they live in.

(so has a short life cycle) dense flowerheads reducing heat loss darker leaves helps absorb energy from Sun. TUNDRA Deserts are hot during the day and cold at night. Animals and plants that live in deserts have adapted to survive in these harsh conditions. Characteristics and climate of deserts Deserts have extreme temperatures. During the day the temperature may reach 50°C, when at night it may fall to/


Objective: Students will describe biotic and abiotic parts of an

allow certain plants and animals to survive. The living things or biotic factors include plants, animals and microorganisms. The nonliving or abiotic factors include water, temperature, air and soil. 1. A Biome is a large region with a certain climate and specific types of plants and animals adapted to live there. . 1. What is a biome? Temperature and Precipitation TUNDRA Coniferous Forest Deciduous Northern Northern Forest Grassland Desert RAIN FOREST GRASSLAND DESERT WET DRY/


Chapter 3 Communities and Biomes

have scattered plant life and large areas of bare land. Desert Desert plants have various adaptations for living in arid regions. Cacti have spines, photosynthetic stems, and waxy coating to help conserve water and discourage herbivores. Some desert plants have leaves that either curl up or fall off during extreme dry spells. Many desert plants germinate from seed and grow to maturity in short time periods after sporadic rainfall. Desert Many desert animals are small/


Ads by Google