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The climate of this biome has permafrost. It is cold and treeless
Tundra
The climate of this biome has 4 seasons. It is the biome in which we live.
Temperate Deciduous Forest
This biome has 4 zones.
Tropical rain forest
This biome has cone-baring evergreen trees.
Taiga
Which biome has cone-bearing evergreen trees?
Taiga
This biome has trees which lose their leaves in the fall.
Temperate decidouous forest
Fir, cedar, and spruce trees are found in this biome.
Temperate rain forest
This is the biome with the greatest kinds of plants and animals.
Tropical rain forest
You will find cactus in this biome.
Desert
This biome is good for grain, grasses, and growing crops.
Grassland
Arctic hare, reindeer, caribou, and snowy owls are found in this biome.
Tundra
In which biome would you find lynx and moose?
Taiga
White tailed deer are found in this biome in which we live.
Temperate decidouous forest
The spotted owl, black bear, and cougar are found in this biome.
Temperate rain forest
You will find kangaroo rats and scorpions in this biome.
Desert
Cattle and sheep can be found in this biome.
Grassland
What do you call the process of gradual change from one community of organisms to another?
Succession
These regions are wet all or most of the year.
Wetlands
What do we call soil that stays frozen year-round?
Permafrost
The first plants to grow after a volcanic eruption are called....
Pioneer Species
Large geographic aeas that have similar climates and ecosystems are called ......
Biomes
What ecosystems are formed from coral shells?
Coral reefs
The two most important climatic factors that affect life in a biome are.....
Temperature and precipitation
Lava covers the land. What kind of succession is this? Why?
Primary The land area is newly created with no soil.
You play baseball in a field where the grass is mowed all summer. what would happen to your baseball diamond if no one mowed the grass at all? what kind of succession is this?
Grass and weeds would take over the baseball diamond. Some trees might eventually grow there. Secondary succession.
In which biome do we live?
Temperate deciduous forest
A forest gradually returns to a forested state after a fire is called .............succession.
Secondary