How have plants and animals adapted to taiga forests?

In this lesson we will consider the features of the taiga forest which make it difficult for animals and plants to survive. We will learn about the different ways both animals and plants have had to adapt to live in the taiga forest.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.How does temperature change as you move from Moscow to the north east of Russia?

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Q2.Which of the following describes the tundra biome?

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Q3.Russia's low temperatures are due to its northern latitudes. True or False?

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Q4.Which continent do the westerly winds travel across before reaching Russia?

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Q5.Which biome in Russia receives more rainfall?

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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.How does temperature change as you move from Moscow to the north east of Russia?

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Q2.Which of the following describes the tundra biome?

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Q3.Russia's low temperatures are due to its northern latitudes. True or False?

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Q4.Which continent do the westerly winds travel across before reaching Russia?

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Q5.Which biome in Russia receives more rainfall?

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Lesson 5 - How have plants and animals adapted to taiga forests?

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Q1.Which THREE of the following are characteristics of the taiga forest?

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Q2.What is the growing season in the taiga like?

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Q3.How has the ptarmigan adapted to the taiga forest?

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Q4.Why are the coniferous trees evergreen?

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Q5.Coniferous trees have needle-like leaves which prevent water loss. True or false?

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Lesson 5 - How have plants and animals adapted to taiga forests?

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.Which THREE of the following are characteristics of the taiga forest?

Select three (3) boxes

1/5

Q2.What is the growing season in the taiga like?

2/5

Q3.How has the ptarmigan adapted to the taiga forest?

3/5

Q4.Why are the coniferous trees evergreen?

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Q5.Coniferous trees have needle-like leaves which prevent water loss. True or false?

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Lesson summary: How have plants and animals adapted to taiga forests?

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