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Lower Elementary Science
2.5 Desert Habitat

Deserts are very dry places because they receive little or no rain fall. They can be very hot in the day and very cold at night. The ground is often rocky or sandy. The plants and animals that live in the desert have to survive with very less water.

Camels can survive for a long time without water because they drink and store enormous amounts of water when they find it. Their fatty humps store food.

Cactus plants are well adapted to grow in the deserts. They store water in their thick, fleshy stems. They often have sharp spines to stop thirsty animals from eating them.

Lizards live in the hot desert. Their bodies do well in the heat. They like to lie on the warm rocks and bask in the blazing sunshine.


Directions: Answer the following questions. Write about the desert habitat in your own words.
Q 1: ___________ live in the hot desert.
Dogs
Bats
Lizards
Rats

Q 2: Where do camels store their food?
in their legs
in their stomachs
in their humps
in their tails

Q 3: The plants and animals that live in the desert have to live with ________ water.
very less
normal amount of
plenty of

Q 4: Cactus plants have sharp spines to stop thirsty animals from eating them.
false
true

Q 5: _______ are very dry places that do not get much rain.
Deserts
Forest
Cities
Oceans

Q 6: The ground in a desert is ________.
full of water
muddy
full of plants
sandy

Q 7: ________ is a plant that can survive in the desert.
Sunflower
Potato
Rose
Cactus

Q 8: Camels can go for a long time without water.
true
false

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