How do plants and animals adapt to physical conditions?
Which of the following are adaptations made by vegetation to survive cold environments?
How have flowering plants such as the buttercup and Arctic poppy adapted to survive in cold environments?
True or false? Mosses are not found in cold environments because they cannot cope with waterlogged conditions in summer.
Mosses can cope with waterlogged conditions in summer.
True or false? The bearberry plant has thick, stunted stems to help it withstand strong winds. It also has small hairs to retain warmth.
True or false? Polar bears have adapted to cold environments by eating seals.
Which of the following is not an example of how arctic foxes and arctic hares have adapted to cold environments?
True or false? Musk oxen have two layers of fur to insulate them and wide hooves to enable them to walk on snow or waterlogged ground.
True or false? In polar regions food chains are long and food webs are very complicated.
In polar regions food chains are short and food webs are very simple.
Well done! You have a good understanding of this area of geography.
Good try, you could do with revising this area a bit more though.
Oh dear, you definitely need to work on this area.