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Copy of Biomes Prezi

Descriptions of 6 biomes found on earth with Disney movie clips that show that biome.
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Theresa Kramer

on 26 April 2016

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Biomes found on Planet Earth
1. Rainforest
2. Desert
Temperature
-18 to 38 degrees Celcius
Hot daytime temperatures, cool evening temperatures
Rainfall
Less than 25 cm per year
Location
In North America, there are 4 major hot, dry deserts, including the Mojave
Outside the U.S. hot, dry deserts are found in the Southern Asia, South and Central America, Ethiopia and Australia
3. Taiga/Forest
Temperature
-18 to 32 degrees Celcius
Cool and cold temperatures
Rainfall
25 to 125 cm per year
Location
Stretches across Canada, Alaska, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Russia, northern Kazakstan, northern Mongolia, and northern Japan.
4. Grassland/Prairie
Temperature
-7 to 32 degrees Celcius
Rainfall
25 to 75 cm per year
Location
located between deserts and forests
in central North America in the United States, Southeast South America, and Asia
5. Deciduous Forest
Temperature
-18 to 32 Celcuis
Rainfall
75-125 cm per year
Location
located primarily in the eastern half of the United States, Canada, Europe, parts of Russia, China, and Japan
Temperature
24 to 35 degrees Celcius
Warm temperatures year round
Rainfall
Over 400 inches of rain per year
Location
Close to the equator
7. Tundra
Temperature
-40 to 4 degress Celcius
Very little direct sunlight
Rainfall
Less than 25 cm per year
Location
near the North Pole.
Plants
bamboo
vines
ferns
tropical trees
Animals
salamanders
frogs
birds
monkeys
jaguars
Bamboo
Vines
Ferns
Tropical Trees
Fun Facts
A tropical rainforest receives an enormous amount of rain!
The floor of a rainforest doesn't receive very much sunlight due to the trees in the canopy blocking the sun.
Plants

Saguaro Cactus
Shrubs
Mexican poppies
Wildflowers
Animals
insects
kangaroo rats
snakes
lizards
Peregrine Falcons
Fun Facts
Around one third of the Earth's surface is covered in deserts.
With lack of water, high daytime temperatures and sometimes freezing conditions at night, deserts can be extremely dangerous places for humans.
Plants
Pine Trees
Spruce Trees
Fir Trees
Animals
Bears
Deer
Moose
Owls
Mountain Sheep
Foxes
Fun Facts
Scientists believe that the area covered by the taiga will decrease by 50-90% over the next 50 years, causing many species to become endangered and extinct.
An interesting fact about the taiga is that as the seasons change rapidly, the weather goes from one extreme to another.
Plants
Grasses
Few trees
Animals
Insects
Prairie Dogs
Mice
Jackrabbits
Coyotes
Fun Facts
Only around 2% of the original prairies of North America still exist. Much of it has been turned into farmland.
Tumbleweeds can be found in grasslands.
Plants
Maple tree
Oak tree
Hickory Tree
Elm Tree
Animals
Deer
Rabbit
Bobcats
Snakes
Insects
Variety of Birds
Fun Facts
Deciduous forests are recognized by vegetation and its unique four seasons.
Since “Deciduous” means “to change color in autumn, and fall in the winter” this is compared to the phenomenon that the trees of this forest experience in the seasons.
Plants
Grasses
Shrubs
Mosses
Animals
Wolves
Polar Bears
Migratory Birds
Caribou
Arctic Hares
Fun Facts
Trees do not grow there.
Winters are very cold.
Summers last for a very short time.
Under the soil the earth is frozen and never melts.
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