Temperate Deciduous Forest Around The World Virtual Biome Expedition
Ready To Go On A Trip? • Well if you are, get ready to travel around the globe to Temperate Deciduous Forests. • If your not, well you are missing out on a lifetime experience. Temperate Deciduous Forest
Deciduous forest are located all around the world. The green highlighted areas are where the forests are located and the areas you will be traveling.
Temperate Deciduous Forests • Dense stands of deciduous trees—tree that drop their leaves each year • Only a few plants in a deciduous forest keep their leaves during winter. • The deciduous forests in North America lie along the eastern side this includes the State of Georgia.
Temperate Deciduaous Forest • Deciduous forests are found in most of the Central European countries and in Eastern Asia. • Almost all of the world's deciduous forest is located by an ocean. • Have trees with broad leaves that turn color and fall off.
Animals • Deciduous forests feature a variety of different animals based on the location. Examples • Rabbits • fox • woodchucks • squirrels
Smooth Arrowwood Temperate Deciduous Forests • There are thousands of species of plants in Deciduous forest. • Examples • Lady fern • Oak • Elm Tree
Temperate Deciduous Forest Climate. Average precipitation is about 75 – 125 cm. (30 – 49 in.) Average temperature is about 82°F to 42°F (28°C to 6°C) There are 4 seasons; spring, summer, fall and winter
Temperate Deciduous Forests • Plant Adaptations • Deciduous – conserves energy • Hard woods • Some have protective sap • Animal Adaptations • Hibernate or migrate • Many herbivores • Camouflage & mimicry