Help increase science literacy by using this close reading article on biotic and abiotic factors! Students will learn about how abotic factors in the environment affect biotic organisms. Examples in the reading include:
- Temperature dependent sex determination in reptiles
- Weasel seasonal coat color
- Trees survival mechanisms in winter
- Plant's response to sound
Included in your purchase are two versions of the article- one at a 1100 lexile and a second at a 900 lexile for your lower level readers. Each version of the article is 2 pages and comes with comprehension questions and an answer key.