Card Set Information
Science benchmark May 2nd Grade
Science 2nd Grade benchmark May 2010
What is an environment?
All the living and nonliving things in a place
What the name of a place where an animal finds the things it needs to live?
What is the name for the order in which animals eat plants and other animals
What is waste that harms land, water, or air?
What is trash that is not put in a trash can?
What is the term for "to use old materials to make new things"?
All living and non living things in one place is called an _________?
An environment is made of many different ___________.
A ___________ is a place where a plant or animal gets its needs met for food, water, and shelter.
A ______________ is an environment where rain falls almost every day, and the weather is always warm. This gives a large number of different plants for animals to eat.
A ____________ is an environment that gets little rain.
___________ plants and animals do not need much water.
The __________ is a cold, windy environment covered with ice and snow most of the year.
A ________ _______ has many trees and plants which the animals use for food and shelter.
A pond or a lake is a body of ____________ water.
An __________ is a large body of saltwater.
In a food chain the arrows are used to show _________________.
A ___________ is a long time without rain when many plants and animals die because of the lack of water.
When an environment receives too much rain, ___________ occurs.
When an environment burns, the fires are often caused by ____________?
Three types of pollution?
Water, air, and land
Factories, cars, and people can make ______________.
Pollution is called ___________ and ____________.
Trash and litter.
People can help the environment by using _____________ ___________ carefully.
How can we save resources?
by recycling and reusing
What is the term for ...something found in nature that people can use to meet their needs?
One kind of
living thing that is found in nature is called?
Something that can cause change and do work is called?
Light and heat from the sun is called __________ __________.
Examples of natural resources are? (name 7)
rocks, soil, water, plants, trees, minerals, and air.
_____________________ are things found in nature that people use to meet their needs.
_________ are used to build road, buildings, walls, and many other things.
True or False:
There are many different types of soil?
True or False
use topsoil to grow food and other crops.
Bricks are made from ________________?
True or False
Glass is made from sand.
People and animals need to drink water to what?
Live and grow
True or False
Water is used for transportation.
Water is also used by people for: (name 4 things)
washing, bathing, cooking and recreation.
What are trees used to make?
Lumber, paper, furniture, and many other products.
What plant is used to make cloth?