Biomes of the World. Team Trivia Challenge. By: Melody Anne Pickering. Round 1. Round 1. Question 1. Areas on the earth with similar climate, plants, and animals are called ____________________. Biomes. Round 1. Question 2.
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Team Trivia Challenge
By: Melody Anne Pickering
Areas on the earth with similar climate, plants, and animals are called ____________________.
This biome is also known as coniferous forest.
Where can grasslands be found?
List the 6 terrestrial biomes
What are the defining factors of a rain forest?
Plants and animals that live in a specific biome are __________________________________________________
for that area.
What are coniferous trees?
List the two types of rainforest.
List the “main” difference and one other difference.
hundreds of tree species few tree species
Broadleaf trees trees with needles
Trees aged 50-100 yrs trees 500-1000 yrs
Many different epiphytes moss and ferns
Rapid decomposition slow decomp
What is an epiphyte?
A plant that grows non-parasitically upon another plant (such as a tree).
What is the biome we are located in?
In order to adapt to the intense heat of the sun, many desert animals are ________________.
What are the two reasons that trees don’t grow in the tundra?
Short growing season
What gives a rainforest its “jungly” appearance?
What adaptations do desert plants have?
They are specially adapted to collect and store water and to prevent water loss.
What makes something tropical?
Being located near the equator between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn.
Describe the Tundra.
How much of the earth is covered by Tundra?
Covers 1/5 of the Earth’s surface