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Grassland VS. Desert

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Dayton Callahan

on 21 January 2014

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Grassland VS. Desert
Physical Descriptions
A grassland is a large area with rolling hills
covered in grasses and flowers.
Climate comparison
Grassland
warm and humid in the summer
not extremely cold but still cold in winters
Food Web
Abiotic Organisms
Grassland
rocks, soil, fresh water streams, valleys, rainfall, and ponds
Biotic Organisms
A desert is extremely hot and dry.
A cold desert is extremely cold and dry.
Desert
rocks, sand, water ( very little), temperature, wind, and the Sun
Grasslands
bison, grey wolf, lynx, mountain goat, raccoon, and river otter
Deserts
desert cottontail, rattlesnake, fennec fox, trees, fungi, and lizards
Desert
extremely hot and dry in warm deserts
extremely cold in cold deserts
Grassland
Desert
Human Impact
Grassland
Fires are sometimes caused by humans. Many of the different species in grasslands are hunted.
Desert
Cars damage the desert when they are used irresponsibly. Nuclear waste is dumped in deserts.
Interesting Facts
Grasslands
1. About 8% of grasslands in the world are protected.
2. 25% of the world is covered in grasslands.
3. Only 2% of the original North American prairie is left.
4. Grasslands are known also as prairies, pampas, steppes, and savannas.
5. Grasslands are normally set between a desert and a forest.
Deserts
1. About 20% of Earth's deserts are covered in sand.
2. Originally the meaning of desert was "an abandoned place".
3. Lakes temporarily form in deserts from time to time.
4. the Atacama desert in South America is the driest place on Earth.
5. Large mineral deposits are often located in the desert.
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