Animals
Plants
Climate
Interesting Facts
Vocabulary

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

200

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

200

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

200

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.
What is the Deciduous Forest?

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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