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Chapter 2. Lesson 3.

TermDefinition
Biome A group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms.
Climate The temperature and rainfall an area of land gets.
Desert An area that receives less then 25 mm of rain per year.
Rain Forest An area of land with large amounts of rain per year.
Emergent Forest This is the top layer of a rain forest.
Canopy This the layer directly under the Emergent layer.
Understory This is the layer underneath the Canopy.
Grassland This is an area of land with the ground being just floor.
Savanna Savannas are the name of the area of land that is the grassland.
Deciduous Tree These are trees that shed their leaves and grow new ones one time per year.
Boreal Forest The forests in the northern hemispheres.
Coniferous Tree The Coniferous trees are the trees that are in the Boreal Forests
Tundra The extremely cold and dry biome.
Permafrost The frozen soil in the Tundra is called permafrost.
Created by: MicahRgoodman