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Biomes: Tundra By: Mr. Garrett Period 8 All cited images in this show are used under the Fair Use interpretation of copyri...
Definition of  Biomes <ul><li>What are Biomes?  </li></ul><ul><li>“ A distinct ecological community of plants and animals ...
Types of Biomes <ul><li>Tundra </li></ul><ul><li>Rain Forest </li></ul><ul><li>Tiaga </li></ul><ul><li>Grassland </li></ul...
Characteristics of Biomes <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Map </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Climate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Location Tundra
Climate <ul><li>Tundras are the coldest of all the Biomes </li></ul><ul><li>Temperatures range from -37º to 54º </li></ul>...
Vegetation <ul><li>Groundcover consists of Lichens, mosses and grasses. </li></ul><ul><li>There are low shrubs and scrub p...
Animals <ul><li>Mammals: Arctic Foxes, Wolves and Polar Bears. </li></ul><ul><li>Birds: Snow Birds, Loons, Ravens. </li></...
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  1. 1. Biomes: Tundra By: Mr. Garrett Period 8 All cited images in this show are used under the Fair Use interpretation of copyright laws. All other images are used by permission.
  2. 2. Definition of Biomes <ul><li>What are Biomes? </li></ul><ul><li>“ A distinct ecological community of plants and animals living together in a particular climate is called a &quot;biome.&quot; Scientists have divided the broad spectrum of climates and ecological communities found on Earth into biomes in different ways - some with many divisions, some with only a few.” </li></ul>
  3. 3. Types of Biomes <ul><li>Tundra </li></ul><ul><li>Rain Forest </li></ul><ul><li>Tiaga </li></ul><ul><li>Grassland </li></ul><ul><li>Desert </li></ul><ul><li>The next series of slides will show what should be on your slides </li></ul>
  4. 4. Characteristics of Biomes <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Map </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Climate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Temperature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Growing Season </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rainfall </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Vegetation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Groundcover </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flowers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Animals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mammals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Birds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insects </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Location Tundra
  6. 6. Climate <ul><li>Tundras are the coldest of all the Biomes </li></ul><ul><li>Temperatures range from -37º to 54º </li></ul><ul><li>The growing season is about 50 – 60 days. </li></ul><ul><li>Rainfall averages 6-10.” </li></ul>
  7. 7. Vegetation <ul><li>Groundcover consists of Lichens, mosses and grasses. </li></ul><ul><li>There are low shrubs and scrub pines. </li></ul><ul><li>Tundra Rose, Denali, and Rotunda are some of the 400 varieties of flowers found in the Tundra. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Animals <ul><li>Mammals: Arctic Foxes, Wolves and Polar Bears. </li></ul><ul><li>Birds: Snow Birds, Loons, Ravens. </li></ul><ul><li>Insects: Arctic Bumblebees, Mosquitoes and Black flies. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Pictures of Biomes
  10. 10. More Biomes
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