Plants
Plants
Crayfish/Snail
Environment
Other

100

Name the three structures a plant has.
stem, roots and leaves

100

How does the fruit help the seed?
It protects the seed.

100

What is the function of the crayfish's tail?
The tail helps the crayfish swim.

100

What is a fossil?
A fossil is something from a long time ago. It can be a plant, animal, track or burrow from a long time ago.

100

What animal is the saber-tooth cat related to that still lives in California today?
It is related to the mountain lion.

200

What is the purpose of the plants roots?
The purpose is to get water to the plant.

200

What provides food for the embryo?
Cotyledon

200

What is the function of the crayfish's bristles?
The bristles help them sense their environment.

200

Why do we study fossils and ancient animals from La Brea?
We study them so we can learn about animals and the environment from long ago. We also want to know if there are similar animals today.

300

what structure of the plant produces the fruit?
flower

300

What is needed for a plant to grow a complete life cycle?
air, food, light, space and water

300

Why did we have to add more shelters in our classroom crayfish habitat?
We had to add more shelters because crayfish are territorial and each need their own shelter.

300

When we conducted our hydroponics experiment. What did we have to add to help the plants grow?
Fertilizer

400

For germination to happen, what is the most important thing a seed needs?
water

400

What is hydroponics?
Growing plants in water.

400

What would happen if the crayfish's habitat dried up?
Crayfish would die because they need a water environment.

400

A long time ago, something happened to the environment at the La Brea Tar Pits. What happened to the environment?
It got warmer.

500

What is the main purpose of a seed?
To help the plant reproduce and make more plants.

500

You have a seed. What does it need to start the germination process. What happens to the seed after it gets this?
It needs water. After it gets water, it begins to swell and the seed coat softens.

500

What happens to a snail when it's environment gets too dry?
It estivates.

500

What belongs in a desert environment? Cattails, Prickly Pear Cactus, Alpine Azaelas
Prickly Pear Cactus Cattails belong in the wetlands/pond Alpine Azaelas belong in the Tundra