Natural Vegetation: Climate's Effect on Vegetation

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Natural Vegetation: Climate's Effect on Vegetation

  1. 1. How climate influences vegetation growth (pp. 154-155)
  2. 2. 66.5º N23.5º N 66.5º S Antarctic Circle 23.5º S (not shown)
  3. 3. What latitudes tell us 1. How much of the suns heat they get generally (temperature) 2. How much rainfall they get (precipitation)
  4. 4. Why are there different types of vegetation?Because there are different types of climate because of Precipitation RAIN Temperature
  5. 5. Why are there different types of vegetation?Precipitation influences the type ofvegetation you find in a place because... Plants water. need
  6. 6. Why are there different types of vegetation?Most trees need more water than plants to grow. Tree = 木 Many trees = 林 Even more trees = 森林 (forest) 200-1000mm/yr: grasslands Rate of precipitation 250mm/yr or less (!!): is at least desert/tundra 1000 mm/year. What if its less?
  7. 7. Why are there different types of vegetation?Most trees need more water than plants to grow. 200-1000mm/yr: grasslands250mm/yr or less (!!): desert or tundra
  8. 8. Why are there different types of vegetation?Because there are different types of climate because of Precipitation Temperature
  9. 9. Why are there different types of vegetation? Whiteboard work
  10. 10. Why are there different types of vegetation? Lets do Questions 1d) together. Do 2a) yourself. And well write half of 2b)i) together.
  11. 11. Why are there different types of vegetation? Homework: Complete 1d) to 2b)i). Remember to CHILLAX. Please protect Saturday or Sunday to absolutelyrest and have fun and not think about schoolwork.

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