Plants
Animals
Migration
Hibernation
Communication
100

Plants use photosynthesis to... 

...make their own food. 

100

All animals need these four things to survive...

They need sunlight, food, water, and shelter. 

100

Migration is...

...when animals move from one place to another. 

100

Hibernation is...

when animals go into a sleep-like state to survive the winter.  

100

Animals communicate in four main ways. What are they? 

Animals communicate by Sound, Sight, Touch and Chemicals
200

The roots of a plant have this function...

They absorb water from the ground. 

AND/OR 

They help secure the plant in the ground so that it does not get blown away. 

200

Fish have _______________ in order to breathe underwater?

They have gills to breathe underwater. 

200

When animals migrate they usually move from a __________ place to a _________ place for the winter. 

When animals migrate they usually move from a cold place to a warm place for the winter. 

200

When animals hibernate what happens to their heart rate and their breathing rate? 

Both the heart rate and the rate of breathing slow down. 

200

Give an example of an animal that communicates by sound. 

Various Answers. 

300
Plant seeds are important because they...

help the plant reproduce. 

300

Many mammals who live in cold places have ______ to keep them warm. 

They have fur to keep them warm. 
300

Name 3 animals that migrate. 

Monarch Butterfly

Salmon 

Birds (Geese, ducks, robins, chickadees, swans, etc.)

Wildebeests

300

When animals hibernate, what happens to their body temperature? 

Their body temperature drops. Sometimes animals' bodies can be as cold as the outside air. 

300

Give an example of an animal that communicates by touch. 

Various Answers. 

400

Many plants have special adaptations to survive in harsh or dry environments. Name one plant you read about and explain how it is adapted to survive in its environment. 

Various Responses. 

400

Animals have many special structures to help them survive. Tell about one adaptation that the Polar Bear has to survive harsh winters. 

The Polar Bear is white in color which helps it blend into the snow. 

It has blubber under its skin to keep it warm. 

It has black skin which absorbs the sunlight to help it stay warm. 

It's hair is hollow like a straw. The hollow hair traps air inside to keep the Polar Bear warm.

400

Animals migrate for many reasons. Tell about 3 of them. 

They migrate to stay warm, to find food and water, and to reproduce. 
400

Name 3 animals that hibernate. 

Bats

Squirrels

Hedgehogs

Snakes (and other reptiles)*

Bears*


400

Give an example of an animal that communicates by sight and explain why they communicate this way. 

Various Answers

500

Many plants have special adaptations to survive in swampy environments where there are few nutrients in the soil. Name one plant and explain how it is adapted to survive in a wet environment. 

Various Responses. 

500

Animals have many special structures to help them survive. Name any animal and tell about 2 or more structures it has to help it survive.

Various Answers. 
500

Choose an animal and tell about their migration patterns. Where do they migrate to and from? When? Why? 

Various Answers. 

500

Many people say that bears hibernate. However, they are not true hibernators. Why? 

Bears do no stay asleep all winter. Their body temperature does not drop and they sometimes "wake up" to eat, go to the bathroom, or have babies. 

500

Give an example of an animal that communicates using chemicals and explain why they communicate this way. 

Various Answers. 

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