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Biomes. A Biome is an area or region with a specific climate and the life forms that live there. Gather information about the following for your biome …You’ll need this information to complete your pamphlet. Weather & Climate Temperature Precipitation Landforms Mountains Bodies of Water

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biomes

Biomes

A Biome is an area or region with a specific climate and the life forms that live there

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Gather information about the following for your biome…You’ll need this information to complete your pamphlet
  • Weather & Climate
    • Temperature
    • Precipitation
  • Landforms
    • Mountains
    • Bodies of Water
    • Canyons
    • Islands
  • Fauna (Animals)
  • Flora (Plants)
  • Adaptations needed for plants & animals to survive in the biome
  • Relationships
    • Predator-prey
    • Competition
  • Limiting factors
    • Biotic
    • Abiotic
  • Ecological concerns or issues
biomes to choose from
Biomes to choose from. . .
  • Chaparral (Shrub land/Scrubland)
  • Desert
  • Fresh Water (Lakes, Rivers, Ponds, Wetlands)
  • Grasslands
  • Marine (Ocean , Coral Reef, Estuaries)
  • Grassland (Savanna)
  • Taiga/Boreal Forest
  • Temperature Deciduous Forest
  • Tropical Rainforest
  • Grassland (Tundra)

Please note that some of the following links may be out-dated.

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Chaparral/Shrub land/Scrubland

  • http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/chaparral.htm
  • http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/chaparral/chaparral.shtml
  • http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/B/Biomes.html#Chaparral
  • http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/bioshrubland.php
  • http://www.thewildclassroom.com/biomes/chaparral.html
  • http://biology.about.com/od/landbiomes/a/aa060906a.htm
  • http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/shrub.htm
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http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/desert/index.htm

  • http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/desert.html
  • http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/desert/desert.html
  • http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/biodesert.php
  • http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_desert.htm
  • http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/desert/desert.shtml
  • http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/desert.htm
  • http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/deserts.php
  • http://kids.nceas.ucsb.edu/biomes/desert.html
  • http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/desert-profile.html

Desert

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Freshwater

(Lakes, Ponds, Rivers, Wetlands)

  • http://www.mbgnet.net/fresh/index.htm
  • http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/freshwater-profile.html
  • http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/freshwater.php
  • http://www.teachersfirst.com/lessons/biomes/fresh.html
  • http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/wetlands/
  • http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/earthrivers.html
  • http://www.zoomwhales.com/biomes/marsh/freshwater.shtml
  • http://www.zoomwhales.com/biomes/pond/pondlife.shtml
  • http://www.idiotica.com/cranium/encyclopedia/content/Freshwater.htm
  • http://www.buzzle.com/articles/fresh-water-biomes.html
  • http://www.eoearth.org/article/Freshwater_biomes
  • http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_aquatic2.htm
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Grassland

  • http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/grasslnd/index.htm
  • http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/tempgrass/tempgras.html
  • http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/biograssland.php
  • http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/grasslands.htm
  • http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/grassland/grassland.shtml
  • http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=grassland
  • http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_grassland.htm
  • http://kids.nceas.ucsb.edu/biomes/grassland.html
  • http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/grasslands.php
  • http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/grassland-profile.html
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Marine

(Oceans, Coral Reefs, Estuaries)

  • http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/marine.php
  • http://www.buzzle.com/articles/marine-biome-marine-biology.html
  • http://www.mbgnet.net/salt/index.htm
  • http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/ocean-profile.html
  • http://kids.nceas.ucsb.edu/biomes/marine.html
  • http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-marine-biome.htm
  • http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/earth/Water/marine_ecology.html
  • http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_aquatic.htm
  • http://www.eoearth.org/article/Marine_biomes
  • http://www.idiotica.com/cranium/encyclopedia/content/Oceans.htm
  • http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/coralreef/coralreef.shtml
  • http://www.eoearth.org/article/Coral_reef
  • http://www.epa.gov/owow/estuaries/kids/
  • http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/kits/estuaries/
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Taiga/Boreal Forest

  • http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/taiga/index.htm
  • http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/taiga.html
  • http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/taiga/taiga.html
  • http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/taiga.htm
  • http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_forest.htm
  • http://www.taigarescue.org/index.php?view_article=70
  • http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/taiga/taiga.shtml
  • http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=taiga
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Temperate Deciduous Forest

  • http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=tempforest
  • http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/temp/index.htm
  • http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/dforest.html
  • http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/tbdf/tbdf.html
  • http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/biotemperate.php
  • http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/deciduous_forest.htm
  • http://www.teachersfirst.com/lessons/biomes/deciduous.html
  • http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_forest2.htm
  • http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/tempdecid/tempdecid.shtml
  • http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/nwep8c.htm
  • http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/tempded.htm
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Tropical Rainforest

  • http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/rforest/index.htm
  • http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/rforest.html
  • http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/forests.php#tropical
  • http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/B/Biomes.html#TropicalRainForest
  • http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/rainforest.htm
  • http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/rainforest/rainfrst.html
  • http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/rainforest/animals/Rfbiomeanimals.shtml
  • http://library.thinkquest.org/11353/trforest.htm
  • http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/biorainforest.php
  • http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=rainforest
  • http://kids.nceas.ucsb.edu/biomes/rainforest.html
  • http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/rainforest-profile.html
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Tropical Savannah

  • http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/savannah.html
  • http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/savanna/savanna.html
  • http://www.teachersfirst.com/20/getsource.cfm?id=3717
  • http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/grassland-profile.html
  • http://www.teachersfirst.com/lessons/biomes/savannah.html
  • http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_grassland.htm
  • http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=grassland&subtopic=tropical
  • http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/savanna.htm
  • http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/grasslands.php
  • http://www.pupilvision.com/uppersixth/savanna1.htm
  • http://animal.discovery.com/guides/mammals/habitat/tropgrassland/overview.html
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Tundra

  • http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=tundra
  • http://mrogren.wikispaces.com/Polar+grasslands
  • http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/tundra.htm
  • http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/tundra/index.htm
  • http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/tundra.html
  • http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/tundra/tundra.html
  • http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/biotundra.php
  • http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/tundra.htm
  • http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=tundra
  • http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_tundra.htm
  • http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/tundra-profile.html
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Works Cited

Chaparral. 2000 Blue Planet Biomes. 30 April 2009  <http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/chaparral.htm>.

De Blij, H. J.. "World Biome Map." Online Image. WorldBiomes.com. No date. 30 April 2009 <http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_map.htm>.

Desert. 2002 Missouri Botanical Garden. 1 May 2009  <http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/desert/index.htm>. 

Fresh Water. National Geographic. 1 May 2009 <http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/hab itats/freshwater-profile.html>. 

Putatunda, Rita. Marine Biome - Marine Biology. 5 Jan. 2008 Buzzle.com. 4 May 2009 <http://www.buzzle.com/articles/marine-biome-marine- biology.html>. 

Taiga. Thinkquest.org. 30 April 2009 <http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=bio mes&topic=taiga>. 

Temperate Deciduous Forest. Marietta College. 4 May 2009 <http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/tempded.htm>.