Activities

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Now that you've learned a little bit about the tundra, it's time to test your knowledge with these fun tundra-related activities!

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Crossword Puzzle

The puzzle and answer key are at this link:

http://www.armoredpenguin.com/crossword/Data/2008.09/1314/13140701.643.html

Note: If you click Solve Online, you can fill in the blanks online and then choose Check Solution to see if you were right!

Quiz

Take the coolest online version of the quiz here:

http://www.classmarker.com/quizzes/create_online_assessments?quiz=b09c86ae7b443606cb9d2158519aca6b

It takes a while to load, but it grades it for you! =O

Or... you could try the version below!

 

Tundra Quiz

 

 

1)  

What are the two types of tundras?

a) 

Alpine and Frosty

b) 

Icy and Arctic

c) 

Arctic and Alpine

d) 

Frosty and Icy

2)  

True or false:
The arctic tundra is located at the tops of tall mountains.

a) 

True

b) 

False

3)  

What animal is shown in the picture?

a) 

Arctic Fox

b) 

Polar Bear

c) 

Lemming

d) 

Mountain Goat


(http://animals.timduru.org/dirlist/bear/Cute-PolarBear-Cub-SittingOnSnow.jpg)
 

4)  

Which of the following are forms of precipitation?

a) 

Snow

b) 

Rain

c) 

Hail

d) 

Sleet

e) 

All of the above

5)  

What is the average annual precipitation in the tundra?

a) 

5-15 cm

b) 

15-25 cm

c) 

25-35 cm

d) 

0 cm

6)  

Arctic tundras are located near the _______ Pole.

a) 

North

b) 

South

7)  

Lichen plants are formed by the symbiotic relationship between which two organisms?

a) 

Moss and trees

b) 

Fungus and trees

c) 

Moss and algae

d) 

Algae and fungus

8)  

How long is winter in the tundra?

a) 

12 months

b) 

Never, there is no winter in the tundra.

c) 

6- 10 months

d) 

2 1/2 months

9)  

Permanently frozen subsoil is called ___________.

b) 

Permafrost

c) 

Timberline

d) 

Bog

10)  

The tundra is ____ because____________________.

a) 

Dry; it rains very little

b) 

Wet; the water evaporates slowly

c) 

Dry; the water evaporates quickly

d) 

Wet; it rains a lot

Answer Key(Highlight to read):

1.      C

2.      B

3.      B

4.      E

5.      B

6.      A

7.      D

8.      C

9.      B

10. B