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Ch 3, section 4 Soil and Vegetation


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Ch 3, section 4 Soil and Vegetation

  1. 1. Soil and Vegetation<br />Ch. 3, section 4<br />
  2. 2. Temperature + Precipitation= Climate<br />Climate influences soil<br />
  3. 3. Temperature + Precipitation + Soil= Vegetation<br />
  4. 4. Ecosystem: Interdependent community of plants and animals<br />Biome: The ecosystem in a particular region<br />
  5. 5. Forests<br />Deciduous<br />Broadleaf trees<br />Maple<br />Oak<br />Birch<br />Cottonwood<br />Lose their leaves at least once a year.<br />Except in the rainforest<br />Tropical forest full of broadleaf trees<br />Coniferous<br />Needle leaves<br />Pines<br />Fir<br />Cedar<br />Keep seeds in cone<br />Evergreens<br />Typically found in colder regions<br />
  6. 6. Grasslands<br />Tropics<br />Savanna<br />Flat grasslands<br />Mid-latitudes<br />Northern Hemisphere<br />Europe: Steppes<br />North America: Prairie<br />Southern Hemisphere<br />South America: Pampas<br />
  7. 7. Pampas<br />Prairie<br />Steppes<br />Savanna<br />