5th Grade Ch. 5 Lesson 2 What Are Land Biomes

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5th Grade Ch. 5 Lesson 2 What Are Land Biomes

  1. 1. Lesson 2 What are land biomes?
  2. 2. tropical rainforest biome near equator more species than any other biome warm & rainy all year
  3. 3. The tropical rainforest biome has more species than any other biome.
  4. 4. deciduous forest biome grow in cooler places do not have huge amts. of rain trees lose leaves in fall & winter some animals hibernate maple & spruce trees
  5. 5. Trees in deciduous (temperate) forests lose their leaves in fall to save food & water during the winter.
  6. 8. grassland biome covered w/ many types of grasses little rain few trees
  7. 11. taiga biome most trees have needle leaves cold & dry keep their leaves all year animals have thick fur
  8. 14. desert biome receive <25 cm of rain or snow each year organisms have special adaptations plants-large root systems animals-rest during day
  9. 15. Cactus plants have large root systems that grow near the surface.
  10. 17. tundra biome very cold little rain soil - frozen most of year
  11. 21. Name that biome
  12. 22. taiga <ul><li>Cold </li></ul><ul><li>Fairly dry </li></ul><ul><li>Trees have needle leaves that they keep all year </li></ul>
  13. 23. tropical rainforest <ul><li>more species than any other biome </li></ul>
  14. 24. tundra <ul><li>very cold </li></ul><ul><li>little rain </li></ul><ul><li>soil – frozen most of year </li></ul>
  15. 25. desert
  16. 26. grasslands <ul><li>little rain </li></ul><ul><li>few trees </li></ul><ul><li>covered with tall grasses </li></ul>
  17. 27. tundra
  18. 28. deciduous forest <ul><li>trees lose their leaves in the winter </li></ul>
  19. 29. grasslands
  20. 30. desert <ul><li>receives less than 25 cm of rain or snow each year </li></ul>

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