A Walk In The Woods

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A Walk In The  Woods

University of Illinois Extension's: A Walk In The Woods This site is like taking a nature walk. Relaxing and fun. �It is a great biology mini-lesson. It cover many basic principals of ecology. This is my property by Withlacoochee State Park and my walk in the woods.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Simple life cycles of plants

    • B. 

      The cycle of water

    • C. 

      Relationships among various organisms

    • D. 

      Similarities and differences in offspring

  • 2. 
    Moss The crucial determinates of an organism's habitat are water, soil, temperature, O2 and CO2, inorganic nutrients, osmotic potential, light, and the size of the organism. Which of the following would be considered important in the habitat of moss?
    • A. 

      A dead log

    • B. 

      Morning dew

    • C. 

      Wind

    • D. 

      Shade

  • 3. 
    Pine Cones When you walk in the woods you'll always see soemthing different.  The woods change daily depending on the time of _______________, time of _____________, and the _____________  Three words: put one space between each word
  • 4. 
    Rocks with Fern  Reproduction in organisms is also influenced by the environment. Which 3 factors could determine how well the fern reproduces on the rocks?
    • A. 

      Light

    • B. 

      Pests

    • C. 

      Temperature

    • D. 

      Ruins

  • 5. 
    Trees When you walk through the woods and see TREES, which step in the scientific method are you using?
    • A. 

      Observation

    • B. 

      Hypothesis

    • C. 

      Experiment

    • D. 

      Collect Data

    • E. 

      Examine Results

  • 6. 
    Bark  If you were to take a variety of bark samples back to the lab to try to identify the bark types, which step of the scientific method are you using?
    • A. 

      Observation

    • B. 

      Hypothesis

    • C. 

      Experiment

    • D. 

      Collect Data

    • E. 

      Examine Results

  • 7. 
    Suprise on Tree TrunkWhat is a burl?
    • A. 

      A type of tree bark

    • B. 

      A wort type growth on a tree

    • C. 

      A hole that a burrowing animal digs

    • D. 

      A temperature near 212 degrees F.

  • 8. 
    ConksConks are the result of ________________________________ rot inside a tree.
  • 9. 
    Annual ConksWhat are the two types of conks?
    • A. 

      Annual conks

    • B. 

      Perennial conks

    • C. 

      Shell conks

    • D. 

      Nature conks

  • 10. 
    Oh what is that?  What is another name for a mushroom?
    • A. 

      Paramecian

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Lichen

    • D. 

      Fungus

  • 11. 
    MushroomsCheck 3 characteristics of fungus?
    • A. 

      Soft and fleshy

    • B. 

      Live off decaying matter

    • C. 

      Called mushrooms

    • D. 

      Undergo photosynthesis

  • 12. 
    Mushrooms are matureWhen mushrooms are mature ...
    • A. 

      They undergo pizza ramma

    • B. 

      Dust like spores fall from the gills to reproduce

    • C. 

      They undergo sexual reproduction

    • D. 

      They become a host animal

  • 13. 
    LichenClick all of the characteristics of Lichen.
    • A. 

      Nature's recyclers

    • B. 

      They contain fungi

    • C. 

      Thy conain algae

    • D. 

      Grow slowly

  • 14. 
    MossMoss is a __________________________ plant.
  • 15. 
    What happens to all the leaves that fall?Leaves decompose and add __________________   and organic matter to the soil.
  • 16. 
    The woods are a different place at night.Which of these animals are nocturnal?
    • A. 

      Raccoons

    • B. 

      Hawks

    • C. 

      Owls

    • D. 

      Opossums

  • 17. 
    RememberCheck the things in the woods that you should be cautious of?
    • A. 

      Things that bite

    • B. 

      Things that scratch

    • C. 

      Things that cause rashes

    • D. 

      Things that contain fungus

  • 18. 
    When you see leaves of three..Check the characteristics of poison ivy.
    • A. 

      Three leaves

    • B. 

      Grow like a tree with a solid center

    • C. 

      Grayish white berries

    • D. 

      Can be shrubs or vines

  • 19. 
    Another plant to be on the look out for The fuzzy hairs on the nettle act like ____________________________ .
    • A. 

      Sand

    • B. 

      Glass

    • C. 

      Thorns

    • D. 

      Poison ivy

  • 20. 
    Go to the Nature Notes Section : Bark  Bark is to tree as _______________ is to our body. For this question.  Click on the black squirrel, nature notes. 
  • 21. 
    Nature Notes:Bark The pattern in a tree's bark is similar to a human ________________________ .
  • 22. 
    Nature Notes: Bark How has the evolution of the Douglas fir and sequoia help them survive the prairie fires?
    • A. 

      Tall height

    • B. 

      Thick bark

    • C. 

      Deep roots

    • D. 

      Small leaves

  • 23. 
    Nature Notes: Bark How have some barks changed to protect themselves from their environments?Read carefully. Check all that apply. 
    • A. 

      Spines

    • B. 

      Thorns

    • C. 

      Bad tasting chemicals

    • D. 

      Gain flexibility

  • 24. 
    Nature Notes: Bark Ok.  This is a cool question…which famous American, not only Signed the Declaration of Independence, but also regognized the value of cork? 
  • 25. 
    Nature Notes: Bark What life process take place in the cadmiun?
    • A. 

      Reproduction

    • B. 

      Respiration

    • C. 

      Transpiration

    • D. 

      Crrculation

  • 26. 
    Grade this lesson.  Check all the boxes that apply.  This question will not count toward your score. 
    • A. 

      I liked the Walk in the Wods website.

    • B. 

      I understood the questions.

    • C. 

      I learned something new.

    • D. 

      I learn better on computer assignments.

    • E. 

      None of these apply.

  • 27. 
    Provide input on the Walk in the Woods.  What did you like?  What was confusing? How could the lesson be changed to make it better?  I appreciate the input.  The only way I can improve is by understanding what I am going correctly, and what I need to improve. This question will not be graded.