Maddie tzianabos pd 1 tropial rainforest

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Maddie tzianabos pd 1 tropial rainforest

  1. 2. <ul><li>The general location of Topical Rainforests are near the equator… </li></ul><ul><li>i.e. Central America, South America, Africa, Southeast Asia, Indo- Malaysia </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>Yearly Average Precipitation- 125 to 660 cm. </li></ul><ul><li>Yearly Average Temperature- 34 degrees C. </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Two common plants found in Tropical Rainforests are Bengal Bamboo and the Kapok Tree </li></ul><ul><li>The Bengal Bamboo adapts to the environment by growing very tall very quickly so it receives enough rain and sun it needs to grow </li></ul>
  4. 5. Interesting Plants… part 2 <ul><li>The Kapok Tree adapts to the environment by producing an obnoxious, foul smell that attracts the many bats that pollinate them. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>The King Cobra and the Bengal Tiger adapt to their environment in many ways… </li></ul><ul><li>The King Cobra adapts to their environment by forming a shield-like cover when it feels threatened. It will also spit in the prey’s eyes that will kill it if it travels to the blood stream. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>The Bengal Tiger adapts to their environment because since those animals do not run quickly, it would rather catch very young or very old animals for food. </li></ul>
  7. 9. <ul><li>There are actually four layers to a Rain Forest: Emergent level, the Upper Canopy, the Understory or Lower Canopy, and lastly, the Forest Floor. </li></ul><ul><li>There are over 15,000,000 different species that belong to the Rainforest! </li></ul><ul><li>There is little to no light in some sections of the Forest Floor due to the 3 other layers above it! </li></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>In the Amazon River, there are actually a species of dolphins that exist there! </li></ul>
  9. 11. Bibliographies <ul><li>Map of Rain forests (Image). September, 22, 2010. http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org </li></ul><ul><li>T.Sibona. (Image). September, 22, 2010. http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org </li></ul><ul><li>Toco Toucan. (Image). September, 21, 2010. http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org </li></ul><ul><li>“ Tropical Rainforests.” Biomes of the world. Network for instructional T.V. September, 21, 2010. http://www.teachersfirst.com </li></ul><ul><li>Wagler Pit Viper. (Image). September, 21, 2010. http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org </li></ul>
  10. 12. Bibliographies part 2 <ul><li>“ Wheeling Jesuit University”. “Biomes.” Earth Floor. Wheeling Jesuit University. September, 21, 2010. http://www.coft.edu/ </li></ul><ul><li>“ Tropical Rainforest.” Earth Floor. (n.p.) (n.d.) September 21, 2010 http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/rforest.html </li></ul><ul><li>Biomes Home. (Image). 23 September, 2010. www.teachersfirstcom </li></ul><ul><li>Man Walking Through Forest. (Image). 23 September, 2010 www.teachersfirst.com </li></ul><ul><li>Bengal Tiger. (Image.) 23, September, 2010 www.bluplanetbiomes.org > </li></ul>
  11. 13. Bibliographies part 3 <ul><li>R. Staatman. (Image.) 23, September, 2010. www.kidsnceas.ucs.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Rainforest River (Image.) 23, September, 2010 www.cotf.edu </li></ul>

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