BC: Sherry Boggs
FC: Our Lakes and Ponds
1: Lakes and ponds are found all over the world.Each has many special ecosystems found in the water and on the banks.
3: Many habatits can be found in a lake or pond. It can often be a dangerous place.Small fish and insects often become a meal for larger animals, even man.Weather can also prove to be dangerous to life in lakes and ponds.If the pond is located in a northern climate, plants, insects, and animal life must find places to hibernate or other ways to survive when the water freezes.
4: Many plants live in this kind of habitat. Some like the waterlilly grow on the surface of the water.These plants have a root system that stretches all the way down to the soil at the bottom of the pond.
5: Lakes and ponds are found in mountainous climates too.
7: Animal life varies according to the climate location of each lake or pond.
9: If we take care of our environment, we will be able to enjoy our lakes and ponds for many ,many years to come.