Animals Plants Climate Interesting Facts Vocabulary

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What are the animals you would find in the Tundra?
musk oxen, lemmings, caribou, wolves, field mice, ground squirrels, and ptarmigans

100

What are plants of the Coniferous Forest?
spruce trees, fir trees, pine trees, bushes, shrubs, and ferns

100

What is the Tundra?
Has a temperature of rarely above 0 degrees celsius, and receives less than 25 cm of rain and snow yearly.

100

What is the Grassland?
Low rainfall, fires, and grazing animals prevent widespread growth of trees in this biome.

100

What is permafrost?
What soil that stays permanently frozen is called.

200

What are animals found in the Deciduous Forest?
insects, spiders, gray squirrel, deer, raccoon, red fox, blue jay birds, salamanders, woodpeckers, and small mammals

200

What are plants of the desert?
evening primrose, aloe plant, organ-pipe cactus, and mesquite

200

What is the Deciduous Forest?
Receives 75-125 cm of rain and snow each year, and has four seasons, with a temperature from -20 degrees celsius to 35 degrees celsius.

200

What is the Tropical Rain Forest
Rains almost daily and plants grow year-round in this biome.

200

What is the Taiga?
The name given to the Coniferous Forest because of the spongy and soggy ground in the spring.

300

What are animals of the Grassland?
giraffes, antelope, zebra, ostriches, bison, praire dogs, eagles, snakes, elephants, lions, and cheetahs

300

What are plants of the grasslands?
acacia trees, varieties of short and tall grasses, and grains

300

What is the Desert?
Receives less than 25 cm of rain each year, and has a temperature from 0 degrees celsius to 32 degrees celsius.

300

What is the Coniferous Forest?
The trees in this biome have waxy needles to prevent freezing and water loss.

300

What is a deciduous tree?
The type of trees which lose their leaves in the autumn to save water and keep from freezing.

400

What are animals of the Tropical Rain Forest?
ocelots, boa constrictors, monkeys, jaguar, toucans, frogs, and sloth

400

What are plants of the Tundra?
mosses, lichen, birches, cotton grass, and blue lupine

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What is the Grassland?
Receives 25 to 75 cm of rain yearly, has a dry and a wet season, and temperatures from -35 to 30 degrees celsius.

400

What is the Tundra?
Permafrost in this biome prevents large trees from rooting.

400

What is a savanna, a plain, or a steepe?
Another name given to the Grasslands.

500

What are the animals of the Coniferous Forest?
moose, red squirrels, beavers, wolves, gray owls, snowshoe hare, weasels, and spruce grouse (bird)

500

What are plants of the Deciduous Forest?
oak, maple, and hickory trees; wild flowers; grasses; ferns and shrubs

500

What is the Tropical Rain Forest?
Has a temperature range from 20 to 33 degrees celsius, and at least 200 cm of rain yearly.

500

What are the Desert, Tundra, or possibly Grassland?
Plants in one of these biomes have widespread roots close to the surface to absorb water quickly.

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What is a coniferous tree or a conifer?
The type of tree which produces cones and keeps its leaves (needles) in the cold weather.

Land Biomes

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