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Biology biomes activity

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  • 1. Biomes Name ____________________________________Browse each biome (including marine and freshwater) and fill out the chart below.Biome Types of Plants Types of Animals Details & Climate (weather)RainforestTundraTaigaDesertTemperate(deciduousforest)GrasslandsRivers &StreamsPonds & LakesWetlandsShorelines(estuaries andsalt marshes)TemperateoceansTropicalOceans
  • 2. QUESTIONS:1. Describe the leaves of trees that live in the taiga.2. How do trees in the taiga protect themselves from fire?3. The changing of seasons is best viewed in which biome?4. Second to the rainforest, which biome gets the most amount of rain?5. Identify the leaves below. (HINT: You will need to find the leaf ID section)6. Why do the leaves of deciduous trees fall in the autumn?7. What is the main difference between a hot and a cold desert (besides temperature)8. Name the four major deserts of North America.9. What is the world’s largest desert?10. In order to be classified as a “tropical rain forest” a forest must be located between what twoTropics.11. What is one thing a person can do to help preserve a tropical rain forest?12. Where can you find a rain forest in the United States?13. What is the difference between an arctic tundra and an alpine tundra?14. Relative to rainfall, the tundra is most like what other biome?15. What are the three types of grasslands found in the United States?16. What kinds of animals once lived on the prairies?17. List three reasons why wetlands are important to ecosystems.18. What is a watershed?19. What is an estuary?20. What kinds of plants make up the “forests” of temperate oceans?