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  • 1. UNIT 3: RARE RAINFORESTS What is the Definition of a Biome?
  • 2. An ecosystem is a group of plants and animals which interact with each other and with their non living environment. Rainham Marshes Your intestines! Tropical Rainforests A pot plant The school pond A drop of water on a leaf
  • 3.
    • Go to >> shared area
    • >> geography
    • >> google earth kmz files
    • >> year 8
    • >> biomes
    • This file should then open up in google earth
    What characteristics do different biomes have?
  • 4.  
  • 5. Google earth tips: For equator line: >> view >> grid Full screen: >> F11 Countries: >> Layers >> borders & labels Zoom in: double click left mouse button or scroll Zoom out: double click right mouse button or scroll
  • 6.  
  • 7. Biome definition:
  • 8. Biome definition: Global Ecosystem Landscape Climate Plants Animals Adapted
  • 9. Biomes are ecosystems which have a similar and containing well plants and animals. Biome definition:
  • 10. Biomes are global ecosystems which have a similar climate and landscape containing well adapted plants and animals. Biome definition:
  • 11. Lets put our definition to the test: Madagascar Rainforest Malaysia Rainforest
  • 12. Lets put our definition to the test: Tarsier, Philippines Rainforest Mouse Lemur, Madagascar Rainforest
  • 13. Lets put our definition to the test: Buttress roots, Rainforest Peru Buttress roots, Rainforest Austraila
  • 14. Lets put our definition to the test: Epiphytes, Ecuador Epiphytes, Indonesia
  • 15. How does this link to the rest of the unit? Rainforest, Indonesia Rainforest, Brazil
  • 16. UNIT 3: RARE RAINFORESTS What is the Definition of a Biome?