Florida Plants & Animals Research Project Worksheet
1. What habitat does the animal/plant live in? (sand pine scrub, pine flatwoods, wet prairie,
or freshwater cypress swamp) AND where does the animal/plant live in that habitat? (on
the ground, in the trees, in the water, at the edge of the water?)
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2. What does the animal/plant need to survive? What type of shelter and habitat
requirements does it need? Where does it perch, hibernate or sleep?
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3. Where and how does the animal/plant get its water?
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4. What does the animal/plant eat? AND Who eats the animal/plant?
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5. How does the animal/plant influence its habitat? (What role does your animal/plant play
in its habitat? Why is it important to the survival of its habitat?)
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6. How does human population growth impact your animal/plant?
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7. Is the animal/plant threatened or endangered? What would happen to the animal’s/plant’s
habitat if it became extinct?
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8. Provide a description along with a drawing of your animal/plant that will assist in
identifying it in its natural habitat.
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