Adaptation for survival


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State three things that plants compete for.
Sunlight, water and nutrients
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Why are Arctic foxex white in the winter?
So they are more camoflaged to prey which makes it difficult for the prey to see them
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State three possible ways a plant might conserve
Curled leaves, waxy leaves and smaller leaves
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Why do warning colours prevent some animals being eaten?
The colour warns the predator that they are poisonous or do not taste very nice
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Why do some animals move North during the summertime and return South in the winter
In the North it is cooler at summer and in the South it is warmer in the winter
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Why do some woodland plants grow and flower early in the year?
So when the leaves are at full size they can use the whole of the summer to photosynthesise
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Name an instrument which can record environmental change over a few weeks
A data logger
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What is the advantage for some predators to be camoflaged?
So the prey find it more difficult to see them meaning that the predator can get closer to the prey before attacking
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Suggest why some animals in a desert spend all day in a burrow and come out at night
It is cooler at night and to also reduce the risk of being attacked by predators
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Why are Arctic foxex white in the winter?

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So they are more camoflaged to prey which makes it difficult for the prey to see them

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State three possible ways a plant might conserve

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Why do warning colours prevent some animals being eaten?

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Why do some animals move North during the summertime and return South in the winter

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