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

Q 2: The ground in a desert is ________.
full of plants
full of water
muddy
sandy

Q 3: Camels can go for a long time without water.
false
true

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

Q 5: ___________ live in the hot desert.
Bats
Dogs
Lizards
Rats

Q 6: _______ are very dry places that do not get much rain.
Forest
Deserts
Cities
Oceans

Q 7: Where do camels store their food?
in their stomachs
in their tails
in their humps
in their legs

Q 8: ________ are found in the deserts.
Bears
Monkeys
Lions
Camels

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