Today's Reading ("Krill: the food that keeps Antarctica alive is under threat") was from this website:
Don't forget to answer all ten questions! If you answer on a separate sheet, use complete sentences so I know what the question and answer are.
If you lost your question sheet, here are the ten questions:
- Name some of the species that feed on krill:
- One metric ton is a little over 2200 pounds. How many pounds of krill is equal to 45,000 metric tons (tonnes)?
- What are two reasons humans are fishing for krill?
- What would happen if krill became scarce?
- Scientists have studied krill a lot. Do we know everything about krill?
- Look up the word “keystone” in the dictionary.
- Why is krill called a “keystone species”?
- Lack of sea ice might cause what to happen to krill?
- The behaviour of krill transports carbon dioxide deep into the ocean. What human-caused problem does this help out with?
- What is one more thing you want to know or one more thing you learned?