Lakes and Ponds: Review

Contributor: Samantha Penna. Lesson ID: 11449

Flounders, fish, four zones, freshwater — are you ready to teach others about ponds and lakes? You will be after you review your knowledge in this lesson! Make a poster and present a speech!


Life Science, World

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Grade Level
Intermediate (3-5)
Lesson Type
Quick Query

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  • What makes lakes and ponds different?

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Lakes and ponds are found all over the earth.

You have learned about the difference between lakes and ponds, the four zones, and the plants and animals found in lakes and ponds.

If you have an outline filled with information about lakes and ponds, take a moment to read through it and use your pictures to help you visualize the different things you learned.


On a separate sheet of paper, answer the following questions.

  • What makes lakes and ponds different?
  • What are the four zones of lakes and ponds?
  • Which zone gets the most sunlight?
  • Which zone gets the least amount of sunlight?
  • What are three examples of plants that are found in lakes and ponds?
  • What are three examples of animals that are found in lakes and ponds?

After answering the questions, check your work with the answers below.

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  • Did you answer all the questions correctly?

Move on to the Got It? section.

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