Forests
Fresh/salt water
Desert
Parts of an Ecosystem
Miscellaneous

100

An area in which the main plants are trees.
What is a forest?

100

Oceans and seas contain this mineral.
What is salt?

100

A common plant found in the desert.
What is a cactus?

100

A group of the same kind of living things that live in the same place at the same time.
What is a population?

100

Many desert plants have thick stems for this reason.
What is to store water?

200

A forest growing in a hot, rainy place.
What is a tropical rain forest?

200

Lakes, rivers, ponds, and streams contain this type of water.
What is freshwater?

200

A common type of soil found in the desert.
What is sand?

200

All the populations of plants and animals that live in an ecosystem.
What is a community?

200

Desert plants are protected from animals because they have these type of leaves.
What are spiny leaves?

300

A forest of trees that lose and regrow their leaves each year.
What is a deciduous forest?

300

Name two types of freshwater ecosystems.
What are rivers, streams, lakes, or ponds?

300

Desert plants and animals need very little of this to live.
What is water?

300

This provides a population with all its needs and includes nonliving and living things. A specific place where an organism lives.
What is a habitat?

300

Coniferes are shaped like triangles while trees in warm climates are not. How does this shape help them?
The heavy snow falls off the conifers more easily.

400

A forest of trees that form seeds in cones.
What is coniferous forest?

400

This is the Earth's largest ecosystems
What are oceans?

400

Some deserts are hot and sandy while others are cool and rocky. The key to what makes an area a desert is its lack of this.
What is rainfall?

400

Everything around a living thing.
What is an environment?

400

The three levels of the rain forest.
What are the forest floor, understory, and canopy

500

A forest of tall trees growing where there is a lot of rain and the weather is not very cold or hot.
What is a coastal forest?

500

The main difference between these two ecosystems is the amount of salt they contain.
What are ocean and freshwater ecosystems?

500

The two types of deserts.
What are hot deserts and cold deserts?

500

Name four things that living things get from their environment.
What are air, food, water, and shelter?

500

Name the percentage of water covering the Earth's surface.
What is more than 70%?