UNIT 3: RARE RAINFORESTS  What is the Definition of a Biome?
An  ecosystem  is a group of plants and animals which interact with each other and with their non living environment.  Rai...
<ul><li>Go to >> shared area </li></ul><ul><li>>> geography </li></ul><ul><li>>> google earth kmz files </li></ul><ul><li>...
 
Google earth tips:  For equator line: >> view >> grid Full screen: >> F11 Countries: >> Layers >> borders & labels Zoom in...
 
Biome definition:
Biome definition:         Global Ecosystem Landscape Climate  Plants  Animals Adapted
Biomes are  ecosystems which have a similar  and  containing well  plants and animals. Biome definition:
Biomes are global ecosystems which have a similar climate and landscape containing well adapted plants and animals. Biome ...
Lets put our definition to the test: Madagascar Rainforest  Malaysia Rainforest
Lets put our definition to the test: Tarsier, Philippines Rainforest  Mouse Lemur, Madagascar Rainforest
Lets put our definition to the test: Buttress roots, Rainforest Peru  Buttress roots, Rainforest Austraila
Lets put our definition to the test: Epiphytes, Ecuador  Epiphytes, Indonesia
How does this link to the rest of the unit? Rainforest, Indonesia  Rainforest, Brazil
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What Characteristics Do Different Biomes Have

  1. 1. UNIT 3: RARE RAINFORESTS What is the Definition of a Biome?
  2. 2. An ecosystem is a group of plants and animals which interact with each other and with their non living environment. Rainham Marshes Your intestines! Tropical Rainforests A pot plant The school pond A drop of water on a leaf
  3. 3. <ul><li>Go to >> shared area </li></ul><ul><li>>> geography </li></ul><ul><li>>> google earth kmz files </li></ul><ul><li>>> year 8 </li></ul><ul><li>>> biomes </li></ul><ul><li>This file should then open up in google earth </li></ul>What characteristics do different biomes have?
  4. 5. Google earth tips: For equator line: >> view >> grid Full screen: >> F11 Countries: >> Layers >> borders & labels Zoom in: double click left mouse button or scroll Zoom out: double click right mouse button or scroll
  5. 7. Biome definition:
  6. 8. Biome definition: Global Ecosystem Landscape Climate Plants Animals Adapted
  7. 9. Biomes are ecosystems which have a similar and containing well plants and animals. Biome definition:
  8. 10. Biomes are global ecosystems which have a similar climate and landscape containing well adapted plants and animals. Biome definition:
  9. 11. Lets put our definition to the test: Madagascar Rainforest Malaysia Rainforest
  10. 12. Lets put our definition to the test: Tarsier, Philippines Rainforest Mouse Lemur, Madagascar Rainforest
  11. 13. Lets put our definition to the test: Buttress roots, Rainforest Peru Buttress roots, Rainforest Austraila
  12. 14. Lets put our definition to the test: Epiphytes, Ecuador Epiphytes, Indonesia
  13. 15. How does this link to the rest of the unit? Rainforest, Indonesia Rainforest, Brazil
  14. 16. UNIT 3: RARE RAINFORESTS What is the Definition of a Biome?

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