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In the winter it is _____ and in the summer it is _______.
In the winter it is cold and in the summer it is soggy from the melting ice and snow.
The tundra is __________.
The tundra is a vast and treeless land.
Tundra comes from the word "tuntuna" which means ___.
Tundra comes from the word "tuntuna" which means treeless plain.
The tundra biome is located mostly in the norther part of the world near parts of _______________.
The tundra biome is located mostly in the norther part of the world near parts of Alaska, northern Canada, Greenland, and the Russian continent.
The main seasons in the Tundra biome are ________.
The main seasons in the Tundra biome are winter and summer.
In the Tundra the soil is _____________.
In the Tundra the soil is permanently frozen.
Below the soil in the Tundra there is _____________.
Below the soil in the Tundra there is a permanently frozen layer.
Some animals found in the Tundra include ___________.
Some animals found in the Tundra include caribou, wolverines, arctic foxes, and polar bears.
In the Tundra there is constant _____ in the winter and constant ______ in the summer.
In the Tundra there is constant darkness in the winter and constant sun in the summer.
Plants in the Tundra include __________.
Plants in the Tundra include shrubs, sedges, mosses, lichens, and grasses.
The Tundra is soggy because______________.
The Tundra is soggy because when the snow melts the water can't travel far because of the permanently frozen layer.
In the Tundra the sun can be absent for up to ___ months.
In the Tundra the sun can be absent for up to 2 months.
In the Tundra the growing season is _________.
In the Tundra the growing season is 6 to 10 weeks.
The Tundra receives less than ___ inches of percepitation annually (per year).
The Tundra receives less than 5 inches of precipitation annually.