AP Bio Plant Adaptations Postcard Assignment Due: _________ 1. Form groups of 4 students. 2. Count off #1-4. Each student is assigned two biomes. Student #1 Desert and Tropical Rain Forest Student #2 Grassland and Taiga Student #3 Tundra and Temperate Rain Forest Student #4 In Water and Temperate Deciduous Forest 3. Visit the Biology of Plants: Plant Adaptations Web Site. Type in the address below or visit the link on my web page. http://www.mbgnet.net/bioplants/adapt.html 4. Create two postcards. One card for each of the biomes that you have been assigned. The back side of the card will contain information about three adaptations that are specific to the plants in your biome. Feel free to be creative when describing the adaptations. In other words, act like you are really writing to a friend while vacationing. The front of the card will have a colored picture of the various types of vegetation that characterizes your biome. The pictures can be drawn by hand or cut and pasted from the internet. The three adaptations that you have summarized on the back side of the card should be clearly identified. The name of the biome should be on the front of the card as well. Microsoft Publisher has a postcard template. Please use the 5.5 inch X 4.25 inch template. If you do not use the template then please be sure that your card has the dimensions indicated above. 5. You will be sharing your postcards with the other members of your group so everyone becomes knowledgeable about many different plant adaptations .