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Lesson 3

  1. 1. Biomes
  2. 2. What are Biomes
  3. 3. What are Biomes✦ Biome is one of Earth’s major land ecosystems ✦ This has its own characteristic ✦ animals ✦ plants ✦ soil
  4. 4. What are Biomes✦ Biome is one of Earth’s major land ecosystems ✦ This has its own characteristic ✦ animals ✦ plants ✦ soil✦ Climate is the average weather pattern for a region
  5. 5. Six Major Land Biomes
  6. 6. Six Major Land Biomes✦ 1. Desert
  7. 7. Six Major Land Biomes✦ 1. Desert✦ 2. Tundra
  8. 8. Six Major Land Biomes✦ 1. Desert✦ 2. Tundra✦ 3. Taiga
  9. 9. Six Major Land Biomes✦ 1. Desert✦ 2. Tundra✦ 3. Taiga✦ 4. Rain Forest
  10. 10. Six Major Land Biomes✦ 1. Desert✦ 2. Tundra✦ 3. Taiga✦ 4. Rain Forest✦ 5. Deciduous Forest
  11. 11. Six Major Land Biomes✦ 1. Desert✦ 2. Tundra✦ 3. Taiga✦ 4. Rain Forest✦ 5. Deciduous Forest✦ 6. Grassland
  12. 12. Desert
  13. 13. Desert✦ Sandy or Rocky biome with little participation and plant life
  14. 14. Desert✦ Sandy or Rocky biome with little participation and plant life✦ Plants and animals need special adaptions to survive in dry desert
  15. 15. Desert✦ Sandy or Rocky biome with little participation and plant life✦ Plants and animals need special adaptions to survive in dry desert✦ Most animals are active at night
  16. 16. Tundra
  17. 17. Tundra✦ Large treeless biome where ground is frozen all year
  18. 18. Tundra✦ Large treeless biome where ground is frozen all year✦ Permafrost or permanently frozen soil
  19. 19. Tundra✦ Large treeless biome where ground is frozen all year✦ Permafrost or permanently frozen soil✦ Very few animals live in this area
  20. 20. Taiga
  21. 21. Taiga✦ Worlds largest biome is the Taiga
  22. 22. Taiga✦ Worlds largest biome is the Taiga✦ Cool forest with conifer trees
  23. 23. Taiga✦ Worlds largest biome is the Taiga✦ Cool forest with conifer trees✦ Temps are cold but not as cold as tundra
  24. 24. Taiga✦ Worlds largest biome is the Taiga✦ Cool forest with conifer trees✦ Temps are cold but not as cold as tundra✦ Taiga is able to support pine firs, spruces and other conifer trees
  25. 25. Tropical Rain Forest
  26. 26. Tropical Rain Forest✦ Tropical Rainforest ✦ Hot humid biome near the equator ✦ Heavy rainfall ✦ 4 Layers ✦ Forest Floor ✦ Understory ✦ Canopy ✦ Emergent Layer
  27. 27. Temperate Rain Forest
  28. 28. Temperate Rain Forest✦ Has a lot of Rain and Fog
  29. 29. Temperate Rain Forest✦ Has a lot of Rain and Fog✦ Cool Climate
  30. 30. Temperate Rain Forest✦ Has a lot of Rain and Fog✦ Cool Climate✦ Has mild winters and cool summers
  31. 31. Temperate Rain Forest✦ Has a lot of Rain and Fog✦ Cool Climate✦ Has mild winters and cool summers✦ Dominated by large evergreen and Epiphytes Trees
  32. 32. Deciduous Forest
  33. 33. Deciduous Forest✦ Has 4 distinct seasons
  34. 34. Deciduous Forest✦ Has 4 distinct seasons✦ Has Deciduous trees in it
  35. 35. Deciduous Forest✦ Has 4 distinct seasons✦ Has Deciduous trees in it✦ Our area has Deciduous type forests

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