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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