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<ul><li>It is the largest biome in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Winters are cold. Summers are warm. </li></ul><ul><li>The ...
Quit Back Hawk Owl Red-Throated Loon European Red Squirrel Lynx  Moose Ermine
<ul><li>The tropical rainforest is earth's most complex biome in terms of both structure and species diversity. </li></ul>...
Quit Back Bearded Pig  Chimpanzee Indian Cobra Orangutan Slow Loris Flying Dragon
<ul><li>The tundra biome is at the top of the world -- around the North Pole! </li></ul><ul><li>The tundra is the simplest...
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<ul><li>Well-defined seasons with a distinct winter characterize this forest biome. </li></ul><ul><li>Temperature varies f...
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<ul><li>Deserts cover about one fifth of the Earth's surface and occur where rainfall is less than 50 cm/year. </li></ul><...
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<ul><li>Grasslands are characterized as lands dominated by grasses rather than large shrubs or trees. </li></ul><ul><li>Si...
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<ul><li>I am a student at Grand Valley State University and am studying to become a Special Education Teacher.  I plan on ...
Missouri Botanical Garden -MBGnet http:// www.mbgnet.net/sets/index.htm University of California Museum of Paleontology ht...
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  1. 1. By: Katie Wrobbel Section: 15
  2. 2. Author Resources Map Quit
  3. 3. <ul><li>It is the largest biome in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Winters are cold. Summers are warm. </li></ul><ul><li>The taiga or boreal forest exists as a nearly continuous belt of coniferous trees across North America and Eurasia. </li></ul>Quit Click here to take a look at the animals that live in this biome!
  4. 4. Quit Back Hawk Owl Red-Throated Loon European Red Squirrel Lynx Moose Ermine
  5. 5. <ul><li>The tropical rainforest is earth's most complex biome in terms of both structure and species diversity. </li></ul><ul><li>There are two types of Rainforest -- the temperate and the tropical. </li></ul><ul><li>Temperature is on average 20-25° C. </li></ul>Quit Click here to take a look at the animals that live in this biome! Video about a Rainforest Animal
  6. 6. Quit Back Bearded Pig Chimpanzee Indian Cobra Orangutan Slow Loris Flying Dragon
  7. 7. <ul><li>The tundra biome is at the top of the world -- around the North Pole! </li></ul><ul><li>The tundra is the simplest biome in terms of species composition and food chains. </li></ul><ul><li>Tundra is the coldest of all the biomes. </li></ul>Quit Click here to take a look at the animals that live in this biome!
  8. 8. Quit Back Snow Owl Arctic Fox Caribou Musk Ox Tundra Swan Norway Lemming
  9. 9. <ul><li>Well-defined seasons with a distinct winter characterize this forest biome. </li></ul><ul><li>Temperature varies from -30° C to 30° C. </li></ul><ul><li>Animals and plants have special adaptations to cope with these yearly changes. </li></ul>Quit Click here to take a look at the animals that live in this biome!
  10. 10. Quit Back Black Bear Raccoon Wild Boar Cardinal Turkey Gray Squirrel
  11. 11. <ul><li>Deserts cover about one fifth of the Earth's surface and occur where rainfall is less than 50 cm/year. </li></ul><ul><li>Most deserts have a considerable amount of specialized vegetation, as well as specialized vertebrate and invertebrate animals. </li></ul>Quit Click here to take a look at the animals that live in this biome! Video of Dessert Animals
  12. 12. Quit Back Addax Desert Lark Dingo Sidewinder Great Jerboa Gila Monster
  13. 13. <ul><li>Grasslands are characterized as lands dominated by grasses rather than large shrubs or trees. </li></ul><ul><li>Since the development of the steel plow most have been converted to agricultural lands. </li></ul>Quit Click here to take a look at the animals that live in this biome!
  14. 14. Quit Back Bison Black Rhino Brown Hyena Ostrich Lion Prairie Dog
  15. 15. <ul><li>I am a student at Grand Valley State University and am studying to become a Special Education Teacher. I plan on graduating in 3 years and am excited to eventually have a classroom of my own to teach! </li></ul><ul><li>mailto:wrobbelk@student.gvsu.edu </li></ul>Quit
  16. 16. Missouri Botanical Garden -MBGnet http:// www.mbgnet.net/sets/index.htm University of California Museum of Paleontology http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/index.php The Virtual Geography Department Project by Susan L. Woodward http://www.runet.edu/%7Eswoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/main.html Youtube.com http://www.youtube.com/ BBC.COM http://www.bbc.com/ Quit
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