Plants and Climate Change

Plants and Climate Change


Use the resources on the Grasslands and Climate Change student esheet to answer the questions on this sheet.

EurekAlert Article, Parts A and B
What does an ecologist study?



By looking at the picture of the grassland plots, how can you determine which plots received extra water?



How were the animals affected by the change in plant growth?



Climate Change Research in California Videos
The Angelo Costal Range Reserve in Northern California is predicted to get more rainfall. How did the scientists add more water to their research plots?



How did adding extra water affect plant growth in the plots?



How were the plants collected from the plots?



Prediction: Do you think the amount of plant fruits and seeds will increase or decrease with added watering?

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