Grade 5 Environmental Studies Cards

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Grade 5 Environmental Studies Cards
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  1. The physical and biological world in which we live
    Our environment
  2. To prevent harm to something . . . .
    Protect
  3. Where birds build their nest . ...
    In a tree
  4. To restore the landscape to a useful purpose is to. ...
    Reclamation or to reclaim
  5. This is what we breathe. . ..
    Air
  6. Animals that live in the bush (or wild). . .
    Wildlife
  7. Living organisms that make oxygen . ..  .
    Plants make  __________ .
  8. What is a man-made stream that helps salmon lay eggs. ..
    Fish ladder.
  9. A structure to separate land or contain animals is called a __________ .
    Fence.
  10. An item left behind by earlier people is called an ____________.
    Artifact.
  11. H2O is also known as __________.
    Water
  12. Means to 'not put into danger'. 

    When you are not in danger, you are _ _ _ _.
    Safe
  13. Low plant with woody stems.
    Shrub
  14. Thoughts or ideas on how to do something is called a _ _ _ _ .
    Plan
  15. A small area of land marked off by string so that you can study it is called a _ _ _ _ .
    Plot.
  16. An example of a wetland animal is called a _ _ _ _ .
    Frog
  17. This is a tasty fish!
    Salmon
  18. Another work for an exam is a _ _ _ _.
    Test.
  19. A small body of freshwater is called a _ _ _ _.
    Pond
  20. A small body of fresh, flowing water is called a _ _ _ _ _ _.
    Stream
  21. When we _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  we are studying carefully to uncover the truth.
    Investigate
  22. A manmade work place where minerals are taken from the ground is called a _ _ _ _ .
    Mine.
  23. Is it an _ _ _ _ _ _ , vegetable or mineral?
    animal
  24. This is a man made structure through solid Earth to connect two places.
    Tunnel
  25. This word describes the:

    land,
    soil,
    water,

    and plants where a living organism thrives (does well).
    Habitat
  26. _ _ _ _   _ _ _ _

    Two words that mean tackling a job where everyone has been given a different job to get the task done.
    team work
  27. The name of our planet.
    Earth
  28. A _ _ _ is a drawing the shows an area of land and its features.
    map
  29. This word describes a person who investigates how everything works.
    scientist
  30. A document (paper) that records findings (the results) of an investigation is called . .. .
    A report.
  31. A portion (part) of a substance collected for testing is called a . . ...
    sample
  32. Garbage
    • Trash.
    • Things that have no purpose or use anymore.
  33. Environmental Scientist
    A person who investigates the environment.

    A scientist who works to save the earth.
  34. What is a 'report'?
    A report is information that is written down.
  35. What is 'sediment'?
    Sediment is mushy stuff that settles at the bottom of a lake.

    Rocks, sand and dirt that can be found on the bottom of the river or that washes up on shore.
  36. What is 'fracking'?
    Mining company blasts large amounts of water into the earth to break it apart to get more oil out.
  37. What does 'evacuation' mean?
    It means to leaving a place that is unsafe.
  38. What are 'minerals'?
    Iron, coal, diamond, gold.

    Elements in crystal form found inside rocks that are in the Earth.
  39. What is a 'backed-up sewer'?
    Smelly!!!

    When the toilet water does not drain out of your house but comes back up the toilet onto your floor.

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