Planet Earth - Seasonal Forests
This is a worksheet set for students to complete as they watch the Planet Earth seasonal forests video. This is a great episode to use when demonstrating how an ecosystem can change dramatically during different points of the year, and how the animals and plants adapt. Examples of each type of seasonal forest are shown, including taiga, temperate rainforest, temperate deciduous, and tropical deciduous forests.
Essential concepts: Ecosystems, abiotic factors, biotic factors, adaptations, temperate forests, seasons, altitude, latitude, climate, taiga, temperate rainforest, temperate deciduous forest, tropical deciduous forest
Answer Key: Available for purchase at the environmental science instructor resources subscription page.