Subalpine forest/meadow is one of the four main life zones found on Mount Rainier.
||Students will learn about the low-elevation forest, mid-elevation forest, subalpine forest/meadow, and alpine life zones on Mount Rainier by creating a playdough volcano and plant and animal adaptation cards to determine which team is "king of the mountain".
|6 - 8
- identify characteristic life forms in each of the four main life zones
- describe adaptations of the living things in each ecological community
- identify that there are no set boundaries for the plants and animals of a life zone and that organisms migrate through more than one life zone
|King of the Mountain - word, 53KB
King of the Mountain - pdf, 659KB
||King of the Mountain Powerpoint Presentation
King of the Mountain Adaptation Cards
Life Zone Animals and Plants