Unit L2 Focus Words
noun – the natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organism
Why do you think animals prefer certain habitats?
noun – the state of something, especially having to do with appearance or quality
What kinds of conditions are best for flamingos to breed?
noun – 1. someone or something that provides what is wanted or needed
2. the place of origin of a stream or river
What is your favorite source for information? Explain.
noun – the process of ruining something beyond repair
Can you think of a time when you saw destruction in your city or town? What happened?
noun – the state or process of a species, family, or larger group ceasing to exist
What are some reasons why a species might face extinction?
adjective – best or most favorable
What do you think the optimal time of year is for playing outside?
noun – something that is likely to cause danger or harm
What types of environmental threats might endanger animals?
noun – 1. the act or force of one thing hitting another
2. the effect or influence of one thing on another
Heavy rains had an impact on the flamingos in the Science Scene. What other animals could rain have an impact on?
noun – the act of maintaining something in its original or existing state
When might preservation be a good use of government money?
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