Ta’Nisha Banks Thomas Collins Temperate Deciduous Forest
Location • Located in the eastern part of the U.S • Canada • Europe • Parts of Russia, China, Japan
Characteristics • Cool and rainy areas • Trees lose their leaves in the fall • The leaves are good for the soil • Migrate to warmer places to get away from the cold
Soil type, Climate, and Seasons • Its fertile • Enriched with fallen leaves, twigs, logs, and dead organisms • Has a temperate climate • Fall, Summer, Spring, and Winter • 60% of rain fall per year
Biotic Factors • Owls • Raccoon • Squirrels • Deer • Grizzly Bears • Hawk • Lizards • Fox • Skunk • Insects
Characteristics Characteristics Temperate Deciduous Forest Animals
Competition and Adaptation • Cougar and a bear because they fight over fish and deer • Some animals hibernate during the winter • Some birds migrate south for the winter VS
5 Interesting Facts *Temperate deciduous forests can be found in the eastern part of the United States and Canada, most of Europe and parts of China and Japan. *The temperate deciduous forest is a biome that is always changing. *It has four distinct seasons: winter, spring, summer and fall. Winters are cold and summers are warm *Temperate deciduous forests get between 30 and 60 inches of precipitation a year. Precipitation in this biome happens year round. *Because the soil is very fertile and hardwood trees are good for building, this biome has some of the world's largest population centers in it.
Human Influence/Impact/Conservation • Human population is growing • Agriculture • Logging • Coal Burning • The conservation effort focus on the endangered species and the logging that takes place in the biome.
Tourist Destination • Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas • Outdoorsy place you would want to pack hiking gear, camping gear and canoeing gear
5 Question Quiz 1. What is one animal that lives in the Temperate Deciduous Forest? 2. Name one place where a deciduous forest is located. 3. What is the name of our tourist destination? 4. What is one human impact for the Temperate Deciduous Forest? 5. What fact about the forest did you find to be the most interesting ?
Works cited • http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/tempdecid/tempdecid.shtml • http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/tbdf/tbdf.html • http://www.wavehill.org/education/documents/Teacher%20resources.pdf • http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/temp/whats.htm • http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/nwep8c.htm • http://www.rbcarlton.com/forestadaptations.htm • http://sites.google.com/site/crush308/temperate-deciduous-forest-1