Grade 2: Animals and Their Habitats

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Classroom: b225 Teacher: Ms. Koplow Project Title: Animals And Their Habitats Presenters: Jeffrey and Valerie Academic AIM: SWBAT describe the 6 main types of animal habitats and identify and discuss an animal that lives in their habitat. Technology AIM: SWBAT create a Powerpoint slide using online research, pictures, and original acrostic poems about animals and their habitats.


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Animals and Their Habitats:

Animals and Their Habitats Stem Fair 2011 Room B225 Second Grade

Animal Habitats:

Animal Habitats Land Habitats Tundra Desert Forest Rainforest Water Habitats Ocean Pond


Tundra Tundra looks like rugged and lonely wilderness with ice lands and icy seas. You can find this habitat in far North of North America and the Antarctica. The plants that grow there are grasses and flowers. The kind of animals that live here are polar bears, puffins, wolves, and Arctic foxes.


Puffins Puffins bodies are about the size of a parrot. Puffins eat fish, sandells , and herring. Puffins live in northern areas like the North Pole. Puffins live for about 20 years.


Puffins P uffins live in the Tundra U ses its tongue to catch fish F urry animal lays one egg each week F unny little guy spends a lot of time on the ocean I n the rocks dig burrows N orthern areas are the best place for them S ea is the best place to see them


PUFFINS P ointy sharp teeth U sually they look parrots F air with their puffin babies F luffy feathers I think I see a puffin N asty fish bit by puffins S o I think puffins are cool

Arctic fox:

Arctic fox The Arctic Fox has thick fur to keep them warm. The Arctic fox eats fish, birds and small animals. They live to 6 to 12 year. The habitat is cold and windy.


ARCTIC FOX A dults weigh about 17 pounds R ace to get its dinner C an run fast T hick white fur for camouflage in the snow I t eat fish and birds C ubs are the name of baby call kit F ox are mammal O ne fox is on the hunt X - tra cool animal.

Arctic Fox:

Arctic Fox A s white as snow R est quietly in your den C uddle with your cubs T ime to hunt small animals I n the snow the cub play C ubs grow up F oxes of their own O thers like berries X - tremely beautiful creatures


Desert This habitat looks sandy and hot in day and cold at night. You can find this habitat in the Gobi desert in Asia, in the Sanora desert in North America, and the Sahara desert in Africa The types of plants that you could find are Cactas , old timers, and beckoning branches The types of animals that live there are kangaroos, bats, and coyotes


Camels Camels live in dry, hot places and travel long distances. Also their feet sink in soft sand . A female camels give birth to it calf camels. Camels have humps. A Dromedary has one hump. A Bactrian has 2 humps. Camels eat desert plants. Camels store water in their humps so they don’t need that much water.


Camel C ome on camels A Bactrian back looks like a B, a Dromedary back looks like a D M ammals that live in the desert E at leaves all day to get fat L ive in a hot place S andy brown colors like the sand


Camels C amels travel long distances A calf drinks its mother’s milk M ay have one hump or two E at Desert plants L ittle rain in desert habitat S tands 7 feet or 2 meters tall


Meerkats Meerkats are 1 foot tall with black fur around their eyes and a striped tail. They eat lizards, small snakes, and insects. A meerkat is found in open, dry land where the ground is hard and stony. Their babies are called pups and they take care of their babies.


Meerkats M eerkat females give birth to their baby pups E at lizards and small snakes E yes are blueish R eally hairy K inds of meerkats live in deserts. A dult’s pups grow up to six months. T hey have striped fur. S ome meerkats live in colonies.


MEERKAT M ammals of the desert E ats insects E ats lizards R un and hop K ind of like a monkey A te a treat for dinner T he meerkat digs hole to sleep in S o much to see


forest This habitat looks like a place with a lot of trees and plants. There are two types of forests: A coniferous forest is a place where it is green all year. A deciduous forest is a place where leaves change colors with the seasons. You can find the forests on every continent except for Antarctica. The types of plants that grow in this habitat are trees, mushrooms, and flowers. The animals that live in this habitat are insects, birds, and wolfs.


Woodpecker Woodpeckers live all over the world. They are found in wood lands. Woodpeckers have long sharp beaks and have many colors and patterns. They grow up to 21 inches long. Woodpeckers lay four to eight eggs. They care for chicks when they hatch. Woodpeckers eat insects, nuts, fruits, and seeds.


Woodpecker W hen the forest leaves fall off it changes color before they fall O ne day all of the animals come out O nly the animals live in the ground D ay by day woodpeckers peck P eck , peck went the woodpecker on the tree E at worms and peck C hicks eat from their mom K ind of noisy E ight to four eggs R hythm on the trees


Woodpecker W ild pecking on a log O h, my gosh it laid an egg O o ps dropped its egg D rinks water from a pond P art of the vertebrate family E at insects C apture worms K eeps rhythm sharp, sharp beak E ats a worm nothing is left R eady to go to sleep!


DEER Deer live on every continent except Antarctica. Most deer weigh between 100 and 225 pounds. Deer eat plants in warm months like grass, leaves and flowers. Females give birth to one or two young fawn .


DEER D appled E very fawn is small E very one of them live shortly R eady set go lets find some deer


Deer D eer live about 10 years in the wild E xplore around the continents of Australia, North A merica ,South America ,Europe and Asia E at plants R oam around half the world.


Rainforest This habitat has a lot of trees, insects and plants. You can find this habitat along the equator. The types of plants are air plants such as orchids. The animals are tree frogs, tree boa, leaf bats, gorillas, howler monkeys and squirrel monkeys.


Jaguar Jaguars weigh between 100 and 250 pounds. Their colors are yellow and black. Jaguars use sharp claws and strong teeth to kill prey. They also eat meat. Jaguars live in the rain forest. A jaguar lives for about 25 years.


Jaguar J aguars have sharp claws A nd they look so furious G row 100 and 250 pounds U ses a lot energy A rainforest is where they live R eally , really fast


Jaguar J aguars have sharp teeth. A s you know they run fast. G oes after food. A jaguar lives in the rain forest. R eally fast animal.


Sloth A sloth is 2 feet long , it weighs nine pounds and is furry. A sloth lives in the rain forest and is high in the canopy bwetween70 and 100 feet in the air. A sloth eats leaves, fruit and drinks water. It gives birth to one baby and lives for ten years.


Sloth S low moves up and down L ives for ten years O n the tree branch hanging many ways T ouching the ground takes one minute H anging there sleeping


S loth S ee the sloth in the canopy. L earn from its slow slothness . O n the branch you hang many different ways T hen your always one by one you have no where to be. H ay I won't stop you from your achievement.


Ocean The ocean is filled with salt water. They’re found every where Indian, Atlantic ,Arctic and Pacific oceans. The plants that are in the ocean are seaweed and kelp. The animals that live in the ocean are fish, whales, squid, sting ray, sea otter, seals, shark, puffer fish, fang tooth seals, hump back whales.

Hump Back Whale:

Hump Back Whale Humpback whales live in the oceans. Humpback whales eat krill and small fish. The Humpback whale’s life cycle is calf to adult. The humpback whale body is 45 feet long.

Humpback Whale:

Humpback Whale H as a fluke tail U se its blow hole to breath M ake a sound to communicate P ut its tail up and flaps it B ut pregnant for 4 mouths A lways migrating C omes up to breath K rill is its favorite food W hales are 45 ft. long H as 1 baby A live a long time L ives in the ocean E ats krill and small fish


Whale W hales under the water H umpback whale A te some krill L aying under the water E ach humpback whale is eating S till they are humpback whales everywhere


Clownfish Clownfish live in the ocean. Clownfish are orange, white and clownfish are 4cm long. Sea anemones eat other fish. Clownfish eat the fish parts left behind. Clownfish help keep sea anemones clean. Clownfish lay eggs on the coral reef. Both parents guard the eggs . After seven days the eggs hatch.


CLOWNFISH C lownfish L ays eggs in the ocean O h the clownfish is swimming. W ow the fish is cool. N o ! The clownfish does not have feet F ish have gills I t lay eggs S h! The clownfish is sleeping H as on orange and white stripes

Clownfish :

Clownfish C lown but not funny L azy T oo orange W ith white stripes N ot a single bite F ishy trick I nsert the ocean S ilent H omes in sea anemones


Pond A pond is a small body of fresh water. They are found all over the world. The plants in a pond are grass, trees, flowers and lily pads. The animals found in a pond are frogs, mosquitoes, turtles, fish, ducks, beavers, white talied deer.


Duck A duck is a bird. It has webbed feet and water proof feathers. Ducks eat plants ,insect, and worms. Ducks lives in lakes , marshes, and ponds. Ducks lay five to 12 eggs. Duck lives 7 to 15 years

Duck :

Duck D ucklings just hatch U p and walking finely C ute and cuddly K icking their feet in the water.


Duck D ucks live near lakes and marshes U ck! They eat worms C an live for seven to 15years K ids are called duckling S wim with webbed feet


Frogs Some frogs are 5 inches long. The tomato frog can puff up their bodies. The habitat is the rainforest and pond. Large frogs eat mice and fish. They lay eggs under water. The baby frogs are called tadpole.


Frogs F ront legs and back legs. R otate a little bit. O n a lily pad. G ross eyes on their faces. S ticky webbed feet.


Frogs F rogs look weird R eally yucky and wet O h yeah, there eyes are on there head G ross I do not want a frog in my house S o when do the frogs go to sleep

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SOURCES A Special Thanks to Ms. Stroessner, who helped our class with our research. We would not have been able to complete this project or learn as much without you! You are a wonderful librarian! B225 used the following sources: The Boston Renaissance Library


THANK YOU FOR WATCHING! We hope you enjoyed the presentation and that you learned a lot!

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