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Forests of the World Part 2 of 2. Biome 3: Rainforest. Tropical rainforests are found in Asia, South America and many other warm places. . Typical rain forests receive at least 70 inches of rain each year . Rain forests. Rainforests have thick vegetation (lots of plants together). .

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Forests of the world part 2 of 2

Forests of the WorldPart 2 of 2


Biome 3 rainforest

Biome 3: Rainforest

  • Tropical rainforests are found in Asia, South America and many other warm places.


Typical rain forests receive at least 70 inches of rain each year

Typical rain forests receive at least 70 inches of rain each year.


Rain forests

Rain forests

  • Rainforests have thick vegetation (lots of plants together).


Rainforest animals

Rainforest Animals


Rain forest

Rain Forest

  • Rain forests grow in three layers:

    • The canopy has trees between 100 and 200 feet tall.

    • The understory has a mix of small trees, vines, palms, shrubs and ferns.

    • Herbs, mosses and fungi grow on the forest floor.


Rainforest canopy

Rainforest canopy


Rainforest canopy1

Rainforest canopy


Rain forest1

Rain Forest

  • Rain forests grow in three layers:

    • The canopy has trees between 100 and 200 feet tall.

    • The understory has a mix of small trees, vines, palms, shrubs and ferns.

    • Herbs, mosses and fungi grow on the forest floor.


Rainforest understory

Rainforest understory


Rainforest understory1

Rainforest understory


Rain forest2

Rain Forest

  • Rain forests grow in three layers:

    • The canopy has trees between 100 and 200 feet tall.

    • The understory has a mix of small trees, vines, palms, shrubs and ferns.

    • Herbs, mosses and fungi grow on the forest floor.


Rainforest floor

Rainforest Floor


Rainforest floor1

Rainforest Floor


Rainforest

Rainforest

  • Learn more about the layers of the rain forest:

    • http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/fun/deepjungle_flash.html

  • More games and activities related to the rainforest:

    • http://www.wartgames.com/themes/science/rainforests.html


Buffet buhf it

Buffet(buhf-it)

  • The cold winds buffet anything that appears on the barren landscape.

    The word buffet is a homograph. It can be said 2 different ways, with 2 different meanings.

    buffet (buhf-it)buffet (buh-fay)


Buffet buhf it1

Buffet(buhf-it)

We will be focusing on this meaning.

buffet (buhf-it) buffet (buh-fay)


Buffet buhf it2

Buffet(buhf-it)

The cold winds buffet anything that appears on the barren landscape.

Meaning: Wind or water hitting something repeatedly


Buffet

buffet


Quest

quest

  • If you are on a quest to find a coniferous forest biome, head south of the Arctic tundra.

    Meaning: a journey (trip) to find something


Quest1

quest


Reduce

reduce

  • That will reduce the growth of other plants.

    Meaning: to make less; to lower (decrease) a number

    reduced price reduced water reduced amount


Major

major

  • Major deciduous forests are found in eastern North America, Europe and eastern Asia.

    Meaning: greater in size or importance


Settings

settings

  • The combination of heat and moisture makes the perfect setting for plants to grow.

    Meaning: the time and place

    What settings do you see here?


Comparing and contrasting

Comparing and Contrasting


Comparing and contrasting biomes

Comparing and Contrasting: Biomes

  • Use a matrix chart to compare and contrast biomes. This is a way to organize your writing.

What other characteristics are similar or different?


Homographs

Homographs


Homographs words that are spelled the same but have different meanings

HomographsWords that are spelled the same but have different meanings

  • Bear (same pronunciation)

    • Verb: to hold or support

      It was too much weight to bear.

  • Bear

    • Noun: an animal

      Yikes! I saw a bear!


Homograph bat pronounced the same

Homograph: bat (pronounced the same)

  • bat

    • Noun: something used to hit a baseball

  • bat

    • Noun: a small flying mammal


Homograph bow

Homograph: bow

  • bow (long o)

    • noun: a tied ribbon

  • bow (long o)

    • noun: a hunting tool to use with arrows

  • bow (ou sound)

    • Noun: the front of the ship

  • bow (ou sound)

    • Verb: to bend down (a show of respect)


Homograph

Homograph

  • Cool

    • Adjective: chilly, cold

  • Cool

    • Adjective: trendy, popular


Homographs1

Homographs

  • Foot

    • Noun: a way to measure

  • Foot

    • Noun: part of the body


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