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A group of plants and animals that depend on each other to live

Community

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What is a community?

A group of plants and animals that depend on each other.

3

What kind of community is in the pond?

A freshwater community

4

Why do plants grow easily around the pond?

There are many minerals in the mud to nourish the plants

5

What does it mean to make a comparison?

To discover how things are different and how they are alike

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What plants grow in the pond and the ocean?

Algae

7

What is dissolved in the water that fish need to breathe?

Oxygen

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What do fish use to breathe?

Gills

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How do fish and plants of the pond help each other?

The plants release oxygen for the plants to breathe and the fish release carbon dioxide for the plants

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What is God's way of making an animal blend in with its surroundings

Camouflage

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How does a muskrat steer in the water?

With its tail

12

How long can a muskrat hold its breath?

5 minutes

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What is the first stage of growth for an amphibian?

Egg

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Where is the egg laid?

In a jelly like coating

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What is the second stage of growth after the egg hatches?

Tadpole

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Where does the tadpole live?

In the water

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How is the tadpole able to get the oxygen it needs to live?

It has gills

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When can a tadpole live on land?

When they begin breathing with lungs

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When is a tadpole frog considered an adult frog?

When there is no tail left at all

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What is the salamander tadpole also called?

Larva

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What can the salamander do if it loses its tail or leg?

It can grow another one

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Why must the salad sander live in a moist, shady place?

They get the water they need through their skin. If their skin dries out they die.

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What kind of bird drills small holes in the bark of trees to get sweet sap to drink?

sapsucker

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What kind of plants does the forest community depend on?

trees

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How does the sapsucker depend upon trees?

it sucks the sap out of the tree

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How has God designed the balance in the forest community?

Birds eat the insects. Without the birds to eat the insects, the insects would destroy the trees and other plant life of the forest. The birds benefit from the trees.

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What kind of life begins a food chain?

a green plant

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What kinds of trees do squirrels and chipmunks live around?

hickory and oak

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How does a the porcupine benefit from trees?

It eats the twigs, leaves, barks, and roots

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How does a beaver benefit from trees?

it cuts down trees to use for food and building its home