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Temperate Forest. Temperate Forest. Geography: Northern Hemisphere Southern Hemisphere Climate and Temperature: Cool, rainy areas Avg. temperature is 75 2-5 feet of precipitation Humid Biotic Factors: Trees lose leaves in Fall Large variety of trees, shrubs, and flowers

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Temperate forest

Temperate Forest


Temperate forest1

Temperate Forest

Geography:

  • Northern Hemisphere

  • Southern Hemisphere

    Climate and Temperature:

  • Cool, rainy areas

  • Avg. temperature is 75

  • 2-5 feet of precipitation

  • Humid

    Biotic Factors:

  • Trees lose leaves in Fall

  • Large variety of trees, shrubs, and flowers

  • Large variety of animals: Bears, deer, rabbits, eagles, wolves, frogs, snakes, lizards, and mice


Desert

Desert


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Desert

Geography:

  • One fifths of earth’s land

    Climate and Temperature:

  • Less than 10 in of rain a year- very dry

  • Extreme heat during day and cold during night

    Biotic Factors:

  • Plants with small leaves- cacti and grasses

  • Many nocturnal animals

  • Coyotes, snakes, spiders etc.


Tropical rainforest

Tropical Rainforest


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Tropical Rainforest

Geography:

  • Found in mountains, valleys and flat lands

  • Usually near equator

    Climate and Temperature:

  • Year around warmth

  • Avg. of 50-260 in of rain

  • High heat and humidity

    Biotic Factors:

  • Most animal and plant diversity

  • Monkeys, panthers, birds, frogs, iguanas, many insects

  • Plants with large leaves


Taiga

Taiga


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Taiga

Geography:

  • Northern Hemisphere

  • Largest biome on Earth

    Climate and Temperature:

  • Cold harsh climate

  • Low precipitation

    Biotic Factors:

  • Deer, moose, wolves , rabbits, bears

  • Plants are mostly pine trees- always green and never lose leaves


Tundra

Tundra


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Tundra

Geography:

  • Always found near the North Pole

    Climate and Temperature:

  • Cold, treeless area

  • Little precipitation

  • Coldest biome

    Biotic Factors:

  • Arctic foxes, polar bears, wolves, owls

  • Few plants due to frozen ground


Temperate grassland

Temperate Grassland


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Temperate Grassland

Geography:

  • Flat or slightly hilly areas

    Climate and Temperature:

  • Windy, mostly dry area

  • Low precipitation 20-35 in.

    Biotic Factors:

  • Many insects and large mammals such as wild cats, elephants, antelope

  • Most all plants are tall deep rooted grasses


Freshwater

Freshwater


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Freshwater

Geography:

  • Ponds, lakes, rivers, streamsand wetlands

  • Scattered all over the globe

    Climate and Temperature

  • Depends on location

  • Ranges from 35F to 75F

    Biotic Factors

  • Reptiles, birds, fish,

  • Plankton, algae, various grasses


Saltwater

Saltwater


Salt water

Salt Water

Geography

  • Covers about 71% of the Earth’s suface

  • Ocean floor covered in valleys, trenches, plateaus, ridges and some volcanoes

    Climate and Temperature

  • Warmer by equator

  • Cooler far from the equator

    Biotic Factors

  • Shellfish, fish, whales, dolphins

  • Seaweeds, coral


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