Activity 2: Plant Research Report

Posted By on Dec 22, 2013


Bush monkey flower

Bush monkey flower

1a. Classification: Plant, tree, or flower? _________________________________________________________________________
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1b. Common name: ____________________________________________

1c. Scientific name: ___________________________________________

2. What kind of ecosystem is your plant commonly found in?

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3a. Describe the physical characteristics (size, color, etc): _________________________________________________________________________
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3b. Where is your plant originally from? _________________________________________________________________________
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3c. Does your plant have any unique adaptations? _________________________________________________________________________
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4. Range: Where is your plant found on a global scale (around the world)? _____________________________________________________________

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5a. Population: How many exist? _________________________________________________________________________
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5b. Status: Endangered, Threatened, or Stable _________________________________________________________________________
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5c. Growth: Describe characteristics of growth. _________________________________________________________________________
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6. Habitat: Describe where the plant is commonly found in rainforest. _________________________________________________________________________
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7. Needs? What does the plant need to grow? _________________________________________________________________________
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8. Are there any animals which eat this plant? If so, name them. _________________________________________________________________________
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9. Where does your plant fit in the food web? _________________________________________________________________________
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10. Did/do native people use this plant for anything? _________________________________________________________________________
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11. Is your plant used by people in any way (to eat, decoration, medicine, shelter, coverage, etc? 

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12. What do you find most interesting about your plant? _________________________________________________________________________
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References

(Please write all of the websites where you found your information. This is very important to do when doing research!)

www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/

Google your plant, for example- California poppy information for kids. That way you get websites for children which will be easier for you to read.

**Very important! Remember not to copy the information in your book, but rather put the information in your own words. Copying is called plagiarism and is against copyright laws!

Have fun. You will become an expert on your animal. Share your knowledge with your family, friends, classmates, etc…

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