4 Red’s rainforest adventure (Botanical Garden trip)

4 Red had a fantastic visit to the Botanical Gardens, which felt more like an exploration of rainforests across the continents.

Watch the video below, sharing some of the exciting learning activities completed, as well as the beautiful plants and trees from South America to Australia.

 

Share your learning, what you mostly enjoyed and answer some of the tricky questions below.

1) What is an Arid environment? Which plant is most popular in an Arid environment and why?
2) Which drink was originally flavoured using nuts from a Kola Nut tree?
3) Which fruit is grown on the prickly pear tree?
4) Why are Cacti plants covered spines and thorns?
5) Which fruits are commonly grown in the mediterranean sub-continent?
6) Name a few of the plants which are used in products you use daily?

 

Well done once again for a superb day! You all showed some brilliant team work skills and fantastic manners!

13 thoughts on “4 Red’s rainforest adventure (Botanical Garden trip)

  1. 1 arid means hot and dry like a desert the most popular plant is a cactus because it can survive a long period of time without water.
    2 The coca cola drink is made from the kola nut.
    3. The fruit that grows on a prickly pear tree is a pear..
    4 the have thorns to protect themselves from animals and to prevent water loss.
    5Oranges , lime and lemons
    6 it’s used for car tires and for trainers..

  2. 1.An arid environment includes dry land and
    the climate is also hot.
    2.The drink was made out of coca cola.
    3.The fruit that grows on a prickly pear is a pear.
    4.Cactus plants are covered with thorns so they can protect
    themselves from wild animals.
    5.The plant is a Para Rubber that grows in the mediterranean.
    6. Pra Rubber plant that is used for car tires and shoes.

  3. 1.An Arid Enviroment is the same plants that grow in the same Enviroment such as cactus and a pickled pear tree.
    2.The drink was made out of cocoa cola.
    3.The fruit which grows on a pickled pear tree is a pear.
    4.Cactus plants have thorns on them because its for their own protection fro wild animals.
    5.The fruit that grows in the mediterranean sub-continent are oranges,limes and lemon.
    6.A plant that we use daily is a cottern plant which we use for our t-shirts now and there is also a parra rubber plant which we use for anything rubber such as car tires.

  4. An arid environment includes dry land and the climate is also hot.
    the most popular was the prickly pear tree as it was famous in the olden times such as for the bad people punishments they got throwed into the prickly pear tree. The flavour was coca cola in the kola nut. The fruit that grows on a prickly pear tree is pears. why the cacti plants have spines you asked because of their protection from animals who want to touch the plant. the most common fruits that grow in the mediterrean sub continent are oranges,lime,mango and pomegranate ect. The cotton plant helps us in our generations because it helps us make t shirts. the rubber plant helps us by making car tyers and rubber on our trainers for grip. i forgot the plants name sorry but it helps us make medicine for when we are ill.

  5. 1) An Arid enviorment is hot and dry,like a dessert. The best plant in the Arid environment is the prickly pear tree because when babies and goodies fight the badges are thrown in the prickly pear tree for a punishment

    • 2)Coca cola was used to flavour the drinks.
      3)The fruit that grows on the prickly pear tree are prickly pears.
      4)Why are cacti covered in spikes you ask,well,since in the dessert it doesn’t rain much,when it does rain,the cacti collect as much water as they can,then store it in themselves,the spikes are too stop other animals from ripping it open looking for water.
      5)The plant that grows in the Mediterranean terrain is the Para Rubber.
      6)Para Rubber is used for rubbers and car tyers.

  6. Arid means hot and dry, just like a desert.The most popular plant is the prickly pear because in the past, bad people were punished by being thrown in the plant.

    Coca Cola was made by the Kola nut tree.

  7. 1.An Arid environment means a place which hot and dry at the same time. So basically a desert kind. The most popular tree was the prickly pear tree because along time ago the goodies and badies had a battle and the badies got pushed in the tree.
    2.The drink that was made out of Kola nuts are called coco cola. Because of this, coco cola is now made in factories whereas in the olden times they were made out of the nuts.
    3.The fruit that grows on a prickly pear tree are pears.
    4.Cactus plants are covered with thorns and prickles because for their own protection from animals.
    5.The common fruits that grows in the mediterranean sub-continent are oranges, lemons ,lime and taco(I think it’s called taco).
    6.One plant that people use is called para rubber plant. This plant is used for car tires.
    I wish the day was a lit longer :( :)!!!!!!!!!!

  8. 1.The best tree was the tree that miss liked(the person that who had showed us around.
    2.The drink that comes from a kola nut tree is coca cola and into e olden days they made it from was from the seeds but nowhere days we just use a factories.

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