The Temperate Forest Biome.
The Temperate Forest Biome
Ecosystems where dominant plant life are trees that lose their leaves after a singe growing season. In temperate forests, the leaves change color in the autumn and fall from the tree before winter. In tropical forests, the leaves off in the dry season and grow again when rains arrive.
(Shlessinger Science Library)
Soil (see slide 11)
Rainfall (abundant, relatively spread out precipitation throughout the year)
Seasons (temperatures change with seasons)
Animals (see slide 6)
Plants (see slide 4)
Insects (June Beetles, Snow Bugs, Cicada)
Fungi (see slide 10)