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Earth is…
diverse
in many
 ways
when
 we

       picture
                  our
                 world
…it is usually like this…
…or this…
biomes

…but   not this.
biomes
The world's major communities,
   classified according to the
 predominant vegetation and
characterized by adaptati...
how many
9-15 debated
   ˄
cause
climate
geography
w
e
s
tern hemisphere
major biomes
 1.   Deciduous Forests
 2.   Deserts
 3.   Grasslands
 4.   Taiga
 5.   Tropical Rainforests
 6.   Tundra
Deciduous Forests
Deciduous Forests


            Primarily located in
            the eastern half of
            the United States
Deciduous Forests



 Many hardwood trees,
 which lose their leaves
 in the fall.
squirrel
white-tail deer
black bear
Deserts
Deserts


          Primarily located in
          the southwest
          United States,
          western Mexico,
      ...
Deserts



Extremely dry with annual
rainfall less than 10 inches.
Deserts




Plants such as cacti
and sagebrush
coyote
banded gilla monster
armadillo lizard
Grasslands
Grasslands


             Primarily located in
             the midwest
             United States,
             Uruguay, ...
Grasslands



Prairie or plains with little
change in elevation
bobolink
coyote
prairie dog
Taiga
Taiga



        Primarily located in
        the northern parts
        of Canada
Taiga


Land dominated by
conifers and many bogs,
lakes and marshes
northern lynx
long-eared owl
river otter
Tropical Rainforests
Tropical Rainforest



            Primarily located
            in Central and
            South America
Tropical Rainforests



Tall trees, great variety
of vegetation, and
very dense growth
pygmy marmoset
leaf cutter ant
red-eye tree frog
Tundra
Tundra


         Only located in the
         extremely northern
         latitudes of North
         America
Tundra


Permafrost exists 2-
13 ft (61-400) cm
below the surface
arctic fox
snowy owl
ermine
summary
biomes
The world's major communities,
   classified according to the
 predominant vegetation and
characterized by adaptati...
major biomes
        of the
  western hemisphere
      1.   Deciduous Forests
      2.   Deserts
      3.   Grasslands
   ...
diverse
caused by
 • climate
 • geography
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  1. 1. Earth is…
  2. 2. diverse
  3. 3. in many ways
  4. 4. when we picture our world
  5. 5. …it is usually like this…
  6. 6. …or this…
  7. 7. biomes …but not this.
  8. 8. biomes The world's major communities, classified according to the predominant vegetation and characterized by adaptations of organisms to that particular environment. (Campbell, 1996)
  9. 9. how many
  10. 10. 9-15 debated ˄
  11. 11. cause
  12. 12. climate
  13. 13. geography
  14. 14. w e s tern hemisphere
  15. 15. major biomes 1. Deciduous Forests 2. Deserts 3. Grasslands 4. Taiga 5. Tropical Rainforests 6. Tundra
  16. 16. Deciduous Forests
  17. 17. Deciduous Forests Primarily located in the eastern half of the United States
  18. 18. Deciduous Forests Many hardwood trees, which lose their leaves in the fall.
  19. 19. squirrel
  20. 20. white-tail deer
  21. 21. black bear
  22. 22. Deserts
  23. 23. Deserts Primarily located in the southwest United States, western Mexico, and Chile
  24. 24. Deserts Extremely dry with annual rainfall less than 10 inches.
  25. 25. Deserts Plants such as cacti and sagebrush
  26. 26. coyote
  27. 27. banded gilla monster
  28. 28. armadillo lizard
  29. 29. Grasslands
  30. 30. Grasslands Primarily located in the midwest United States, Uruguay, and Argentina
  31. 31. Grasslands Prairie or plains with little change in elevation
  32. 32. bobolink
  33. 33. coyote
  34. 34. prairie dog
  35. 35. Taiga
  36. 36. Taiga Primarily located in the northern parts of Canada
  37. 37. Taiga Land dominated by conifers and many bogs, lakes and marshes
  38. 38. northern lynx
  39. 39. long-eared owl
  40. 40. river otter
  41. 41. Tropical Rainforests
  42. 42. Tropical Rainforest Primarily located in Central and South America
  43. 43. Tropical Rainforests Tall trees, great variety of vegetation, and very dense growth
  44. 44. pygmy marmoset
  45. 45. leaf cutter ant
  46. 46. red-eye tree frog
  47. 47. Tundra
  48. 48. Tundra Only located in the extremely northern latitudes of North America
  49. 49. Tundra Permafrost exists 2- 13 ft (61-400) cm below the surface
  50. 50. arctic fox
  51. 51. snowy owl
  52. 52. ermine
  53. 53. summary
  54. 54. biomes The world's major communities, classified according to the predominant vegetation and characterized by adaptations of organisms to that particular environment. (Campbell, 1996)
  55. 55. major biomes of the western hemisphere 1. Deciduous Forests 2. Deserts 3. Grasslands 4. Taiga 5. Tropical Rainforests 6. Tundra
  56. 56. diverse
  57. 57. caused by • climate • geography
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