Amazing Kids! Magazine

Word Booster – The Beauty of Nature

By Salma Danuningrat, Writing Tips Editor

 

Look outside. What do you see? What catches your eye? If you look closely, the beauties of nature are all around us. This month at Amazing Kids! we’re sharing our stories on the beautiful things of nature. Here’s a list of words you might see in this month’s issue:

Biome: (noun) A biotic community consisting of plants and animals occupying a major habitat
There are many types of biomes with different climates and species

Conservation: (noun) A district, river, forest or other natural resource under supervision in order to preserve and protect them
They lived near a wildlife conservation

Dormant: (adjective) Having normal physical functions suspended or slowed down for a period of time
The butterflies were dormant on the tree

Escarpment: (noun) A long, steep slope or cliff like ridge of land at the edge of a plateau
The escarpment dropped hundreds of feet below them

Foliage: (noun) The leaves of a plant
The road was thick with foliage, some a light yellow green while others were a darker shade

Hibernate: (verb) To spend the winter in close quarters in a dormant condition
Since they were still in hibernation, she saw no bears during her hike

Perennial: (adjective) Lasting or existing for a long time
A perennial plant is a plant that lives for more than two years

Plateau: (noun) A land area with a level surface on high ground
The plateau was dotted with grass