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Epiphytes - Air plants are not parasites!

Epiphytes - Air  plants are not parasites!
Epiphytes - Air  plants are not parasites!
Epiphytes - Air  plants are not parasites!
Epiphytes - Air  plants are not parasites!
Product Description
Students will read about the different types of air plants in Florida. They will explore the ecological relationships of organisms within the tree canopy.

Students will unscramble vocabulary words in a puzzle and write the definition for each term in their own words. They will use a code to reveal the hidden message about epiphytes.

Scrambled words: canopy, parasites, foliage, nutritional piracy, photosynthesis, epiphyte, microclimate, humidity, hammock, slough, diversity, pollinators, and phytotelms.

Hidden message: Epiphytes are non-parasitic air plants that benefit many organisms. They provide water, hiding places, feeding opportunities, and breeding sites for animals.
Total Pages
2 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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