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  1. 1. By: María Belén Carrillo BIOMES
  2. 2. Large place With a certain climate Plants and animals Suited to that climate
  3. 3. <ul><li>There are different kinds of Biomes, depending on the weather. </li></ul><ul><li>They are: </li></ul><ul><li>TUNDRA </li></ul><ul><li>TAIGA </li></ul><ul><li>FOREST </li></ul><ul><li>GRASSLAND </li></ul><ul><li>DESERT </li></ul>TYPES OF BIOMES
  4. 4. Frozen Grassland Little rain - snow Polar Bears Artic Hares Lemmings Artic Foxes
  5. 5. TAIGA <ul><li>Large Forest with a warmer climate than Tundra. </li></ul><ul><li>Short summers and long winters. </li></ul><ul><li>Many Trees (evergreens) </li></ul><ul><li>Elk – Moose – Bears - Birds </li></ul>
  6. 6. DESERT The driest Biomes . No rain – or little precipitation per year. Desert plants and animals with adaptations for living there. Cactus Camels
  7. 7. GRASSLANDS Dry biomes with more rain that deserts Home to grazing animals Cover one third of the United States Bison, antilopes and kangaroos . Two seasons: wet / dry
  8. 8. FORESTS Biomes with many trees growing together Temperature / rainfall determine them Rainforest: more than 80 – 200 inches of rain More kinds of plants and animals than any other biome on Earth Insects – birds – frogs – snakes - monkeys
  9. 9. AQUATIC BIOMES Freshwater Saltwater Oceans of the world LAKES – PONDS – RIVERS - STREAMS Plants need sunlight for photosynthesis Little or no salt Home to many kind of creatures
  10. 10. <ul><li>THANK YOU! </li></ul>