Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Biome Unit

Jake 5th grade science

The name for the environments where plants and animals live and interact is called an_______________. ecosystem
Ecosystems include living and and nonliving things such as: soil air water sunlight
biomes are big places on Earth that have the same: climate plant life animal life
Every place on ____________ is part of one biome or another. Earth
name the seven major Biomes desert tundra taiga grasslands tropical rain forest Temperate deciduous forest aquatic
Desert Biome: almost no_______________ water
Desert Biome: least amount of ______________________ of all biomes rainfall
Desert Biome: high _________ Heat
Desert Biome: Extreme ____________________ Dryness
Desert Biome: huge__________________ drops at night temperature
Desert Biome: poor _________________ soil
Desert Biome: plants are __________ meaning they retain water succulents
Desert Biome: There can be both _________ and ___________ deserts hot and cold
Tundra Biome: means _______________ plains treeless
Tundra Biome: _________________ biome (temperature) coldest
Tundra Biome: has a layer of ____________________ or permanently frozen soil permafrost
Tundra Biome: very short ____________________ summers
Tundra Biome: plants are ________________ and ____________ to the ground like mosses and lichen. small and close
Grasslands Biome: _____________ and windy dry
Grasslands Biome: sea of ______________ grass
Grasslands Biome: can be called ________________, _________________, or ______________________, pampas, campos, veldts, steppes, or rangelands. prairies, savannah, plains
Grasslands Biome: have both _________________ and ________________ seasons. wet and dry
Grasslands Biome: ____________________ foot high grass 3-6 feet
Grasslands Biome: can be found on every continent except ____________________. Antarctica
Aquatic Biome: broken into two major groups __________ and _____________ water fresh and salt
Aquatic Biome: covers ______________ of the earths surface 75%
Aquatic Biome: the three fresh water biomes are : ponds/lakes, rivers/ streams, wetlands
Aquatic Biome: the two salt water biomes are: Oceans, coral reefs
Aquatic Biome: __________________ are where the salt and fresh waters merge estuaries
Tropical Rain Forest: very ____________________ wet
Tropical Rain Forest: most ________________ of all the biomes rainfall
Tropical Rain Forest: located close to the _____________________ Equator
Tropical Rain Forest: 50% of the worlds _____________ and _________________ plants and animals
Tropical Rain Forest: forest floor________________ from decayed plants and animals spongy
Tropical Rain Forest: _____________________ layers / zones of plants 4
Temperate Deciduous Forest: gets all four _____________________ seasons
Temperate Deciduous Forest: second most _________________ of all biomes rainfall
Temperate Deciduous Forest: deciduous means _________________________ leaf shedding
Temperate Deciduous Forest: very fertile ____________________ soil
Temperate Deciduous Forest: ___________________ layers/ zones in this forest 5
Temperate Deciduous Forest: leaves change __________________ and ________________ off color and fall
Taiga Biome: ___________ or ______________ forest Boreal or Coniferous
Taiga Biome: Largest _____________ biome land
Taiga Biome: means ___________________ forest Marshy Pine
Taiga Biome: soil ________________, lacks nutrients poor
Taiga Biome: trees have ______________ or ________________ cones or needles
Taiga Biome: ____________________ trees Evergreen
Created by: Mrslynn5th
Popular Earth Science sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards