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Biome Project. By- Kenna, Ally, Kylie & Madelyne. Table of Contents. 1. What is the Tundra Biome?. 2 Organisms of the Tundra. 5 Animals of the Tundra. 5 Plants of the Tundra. 2. 3. 4. What is the Tundra Biome?. The tundra is the coldest biome of

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Biome project

Biome Project

By- Kenna, Ally, Kylie & Madelyne


Table of contents

Table of Contents

1

What is the Tundra Biome?

2 Organisms of the Tundra

5 Animals of the Tundra

5 Plants of the Tundra

2

3

4


What is the tundra biome

What is the Tundra Biome?

  • The tundra is the coldest biome of

    all the biomes. The Tundra only has

    two main seasons, winter & summer.

    The average winter temperature is

    -34° C. The average summer temperature is

    3 to 12° C. The yearly precipitation ranges

    from 15 to 25 cm. The tundra is located

    North of the US, it is located near the North

    Pole.


Polar bear

Polar Bear

1st Animal of the Tundra

  • Polar bears are very strong swimmers, they also have slightly webbed feet.

  • They have a thick coat that insulates them. Also they have a layer of fat to help keep them warm.

  • Their white colored fur helps them stay camouflaged in the white snow.


Harlequin duck

Harlequin Duck

2nd Animal of the Tundra

  • They like cold fast moving streams. They can easily climb up steep and slippery rocks.

  • The ducks color is vey unique. It allows them to stay camouflaged in the waves of the river.


Arctic fox

Arctic Fox

3rd Animal of the Tundra

  • The Arctic Fox has padded feet to help prevent getting frost bitten when they dig in the ice.

  • It has a thick coat to keep the Arctic Fox warm.

  • They have a white coat to help them stay camouflaged in the white snow.


Ermine

Ermine

4th Animal of the Tundra

In the summer their coat turns a chocolate brown. In the winter their fur turns white. The fur helps them to blend in with their surroundings.

Ermines have 34 sharp teeth to help them eat their prey. Ermines are able to catch animals larger than themselves because of their sharp teeth.


Snowy owl

Snowy Owl

5th Animal of the Tundra

Its light color helps it stay camouflaged in the snow.

They have a heavy layer of feathers to keep it warm.

They have sharp beaks to help eat and tear their prey.


Pasque flower

Pasque Flower

1st Plant of the Tundra

It grows low to the ground to help keep protected from the wind. It likes sandy and gravely soils and also roadsides.

This flower has fine silky hairs on it. These hairs help insulate it.


Bearberry

Bearberry

2nd Plant of the Tundra

The plant grows low to the ground to avoid wind.

It has fine silky hairs that help keep warm.

It also has leathery like leaves that help decrease evaporation.`


Arctic moss

Arctic Moss

3rd Plant of the Tundra

This moss does not need soil to grow. This is good since it grows in the Tundra which has permafrost.

It is able to store nutrients when its not growing, so new leaves can quickly grow.

Because it can grow under water it is protected from the harsh winds and cold air.


Diamond leaf

Diamond Leaf

4th Plant of the Tundra

It grows close to the ground to keep warm.

It’s a good source of nutrients for the animals of the Tundra.

When they bloom, they have clusters of flowers that our white.

They have a bumpy and fuzzy look to them.


Arctic willow

Arctic Willow

5th Plant of the Tundra

It grows close to the ground t protect itself from the harmful wind.

It has fuzz to help protect it from the cold.

The fuzz also helps prevent loss of moisture.


Lichen

Lichen

  • 1st Organism of the Tundra

  • The dark pigments in them help them absorb heat.

  • They also can absorb moisture from the snow and ice.


Mushrooms

Mushrooms

  • 2nd Organism of the Tundra

  • They are able to decompose other dead plants. In other words, they take the nutrients from the dead plants.

  • Not much is known about how fungi survives in the Tundra


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