How have plants and animals adapted to survive in the Amazon?

In this lesson we will be looking at how different plants and animals have adapted to survive in the Amazon rainforest. Adaptation enables animals and plants to survive the warm and wet climate, along with protection from predators.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.The cycle of the energy that plants and animals need to survive in the rainforest is known as ...

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Q2.When plants drop leaves to the ground, they become part of the nutrient store known as ...

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Q3.When nutrients move between different stores in a cycle, it is known as a ...

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Q4.Biomass is the largest store in the rainforest nutrient cycle.

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Q5.In the topical rainforest, the nutrient cycle is faster than in a deciduous forest.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.The cycle of the energy that plants and animals need to survive in the rainforest is known as ...

1/5

Q2.When plants drop leaves to the ground, they become part of the nutrient store known as ...

2/5

Q3.When nutrients move between different stores in a cycle, it is known as a ...

3/5

Q4.Biomass is the largest store in the rainforest nutrient cycle.

4/5

Q5.In the topical rainforest, the nutrient cycle is faster than in a deciduous forest.

5/5

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How have plants and animals adapted to survive in the Amazon?

Huge well done on lesson 7! Let's see what you learnt.

Q1.Buttress roots spread horizontally on top of the soil to ...

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Q2.Epiphytes are ...

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Q3.Howler monkeys have adapted to the tropical rainforest with ...

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Q4.A sloth has fur the same colour as the trees to ...

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Q5.A poisonous dart frog captures its prey with ...

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How have plants and animals adapted to survive in the Amazon?

Huge well done on lesson 7! Let's see what you learnt.

Q1.Buttress roots spread horizontally on top of the soil to ...

1/5

Q2.Epiphytes are ...

2/5

Q3.Howler monkeys have adapted to the tropical rainforest with ...

Select two (2) boxes

3/5

Q4.A sloth has fur the same colour as the trees to ...

4/5

Q5.A poisonous dart frog captures its prey with ...

5/5

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