Outdoor Sport

by SierraH390
Last updated 2 years ago

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Outdoor Sport

A desert is barrean area of land where little precipatation occurs. Hot and dry during the fall and spring seasons and very hot during the summer.

Climate Description

5 animal characteristics

1-20% is covered by sand.Gravels, bounders,mountains, clay,and various types of soil covers the other half of the land. Most soil is to dry to support vegetation.


Soil/Landform Description

5 plant characteristics

1. Lack of water creates a survival problem forall desert organisms animal,and people.2.The biological processes of animals tissue can function only within a relatively narrow temperature range.3. Behavioral techniques for avoiding excess heat are numerous among desert animals.4. Many animals are only active at dusk and again at dawn.5. Some smaller desert animals burrow below the surface of the soil or sand to escape the high temperature at the desert surface.

1. Plants have a limited amount of rain.2.Plants deal with the extreme daily fluctuations in temperature which is very difficult.3.Plants store water in there leaves or stem.4. Plants havin few leaves or waxy coverings on the leaves to reduce water loss.5. Some plants even go dormant for over half the year and only grow when water becomes avalaibe.


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