Transcript Hook or lead - Greenwich Public Schools
How The World Works Survivor! Central Idea: The climate of a region determines plant life. Who am I? By: Antonio and Akira I am in North America. It is hot and dry. My winter brings a little rain. What biome am I? • Desert • Grassland Great! • In the day it goes up to 100˚F and at night it goes down to 40-60˚F. • The maximum temperature ranges from 43.5˚C - 49˚C. • The minimum temperature sometimes drops to -18˚C. • No humidity • Two inches of rain per year Wrong!!! • I have a lot of sand. My leaves are waxy to… • Keep water inside. • Catch flies. Correct!! • I can grow new plants from my own roots. • The leaves on me reflect the sun so it keeps me cool. Try again! www.earthfoto.com Guess Plant?? • J_ _ _ _ a t_ _ _ • I am not very tall or short. Yes, I am a Joshua Tree. • This picture is from www.wikimedia commons.com.