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6 Biomes Project

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*located in Antarctic & subarctic islands
Antarctic Tundra
Located in the northern hemisphere
North Pole
Arctic Tundra
*Located on the high altitudes of mountains.
Alpine Tundra
*The location of a tundra depends on what type tundra it is.

Location
undra
by Lisa Zhang
Tundra
T
Abiotic:
non-living factors
Biotic:
living factors
this biome is known for its low temperatures that hinder the growth of plants and life of animals.
*All biomes have Abiotic & Biotic factors.
Introduction
3 Tundra Types:
Arctic:

located in the northern hemisphere
Alpine:

located on the high altitudes of mountains
Antarctic:
located in Antarctic & subarctic islands
Average Winter Temperature:
Average Summer Temperature:

Precipitation:
mainly snow
Growing Season lasts 50-60 days.
−28 °C (−18 °F), lowest −50 °C (−58 °F).
12 °C (54 °F), lowest 3 °C (37 °F)
(which enables this biome to sustain life.)
Biotic:
Abiotic:
Animals:
caribou (reindeer), musk ox, arctic hare, arctic fox, snowy owl, lemmings, and polar bears frogs or lizards.
Plants:
moss, heath (Ericaceae varieties such as crowberry and black bearberry), and lichen.
Abiotic
Temperatures:
highest 0 °C (32 °F)
lowest −3 °C (27 °F)
Biotic
Animals:
Plants:
Precipitation:

little Rainfall & Snowfall

Alpaca, Andean Condor, Chinchilla, Llama,
Mountain Goat, Snow Leopard

Alpine Phacelia, Bear Grass, Bristlecone Pine, Moss Campion, Polylepis Forest, Pygmy Bitterroot,
Wild Potato
Abiotic
Temperature:
too cold and dry to support vegetation
Most of it is covered in ice fields
Biotic
Animals:
Plants:
lichens, mosses, liverworts, terrestrial & aquatic algae, Antarctic hair grass, Antarctic pearlwort
seals, penguins, rabbits, cats
Explore The
TAIGA!
6 Biomes Project
by: Lisa Zhang
T
aiga
boreal forest
*
Taiga
(
boreal forest
) is a type of
coniferous forest
.
Known for it's
Christmas Trees
Abiotic
Biotic
Located in inland
Canada
, northern
U.S.
, and
Eurasia
-20 °C (-4°F)
Average Winter Temp:
Average Summer Temp:
Animals:
Summers
are
shorter
than
Winter
Precipitation:
little but mainly rain;
some snow & fog
deciduous trees
oak
maple
elm
lime
shrubs
wildflowers
berries
moose
reindeer
elk
roe deer
wood bison
beaver
squirrel
North American porcupine
snowshoe hare
bears
red fox
18 °C (64 °F)
S
avanna
Explore the
SAVANNA!
W
tropical
oodland
temperate
& scrubland
* Found in areas between a
tropical rainforest & desert
Also known as a
tropical grasslands
Abiotic
Biotic
Winter:
Summer:
68° to 78° F (20° - 25° C)
78° to 86° F (25° - 30° C)

very
little rain in the winter

(4 inches)
a lot in the summer
(15 to 25 inches)
Animal:
Plants:
Acacia Senegal
Baobab
Bermuda Grass
Candelabra Tree
Elephant Grass
Gum Tree
Eucalyptus
Jackalberry Tree
Jarrah tree
Kangaroo Paw
Manketti Tree
River Bushwillow
Umbrella Thorn
Acacia
Whistling Thorn
African Elephant
African Wild Dog, Black Mamba
Caracal
Chacma Baboon
Egyptian Mongoose
Emu
Grant's Zebra
Koala Bear
Lion
Nigriceps Ants
Nile Crocodile

United States, South America, South Africa, Australia and coastal areas of the Mediterranean
*Found in a little bit of most of the continents:
Also called

"Chaparral"
Abiotic
Biotic
Average Temperature:
30°F-100° F.
Precipitation:
10-17 inches of rain
*
Summers
are so
hot & dry
;
fires & droughts
are common
Animals:

Blue Oak
Coyote Brush
Common Sagebrush
Fairy Duster
French Broom
King Protea
Lebanon Cedar
Manzanita
Mountain Mahogany
Saltmarsh Bird's Beak
Olive Tree
Torry Pine
Aardwolf
Black-tailed Jackrabbit
Cactus Wren
Golden Jackal
Grey Fox
Island Grey Fox
Puma
San Joachim Kit Fox
Spotted Skunk
Wild Goat
tropical
ainforest
4 Layers of Trees
1.
emergent
2.
upper canopy
3.
understory
4.
forest floor.
Abioic
Biotic
Explore the
WOODLAND SCRUBLAND
&

Bengal Bamboo
Bougainvillea
Curare
Coconut Tree
Durian
Jambu
Kapok Tree
Mangrove Forests
Strangler Figs
Tualang
Africa Forest Elephant
Bengal Tiger
Chimpanzee
Musang
Dawn Bat
Tamarin
Harpy Eagle
Jambu Fruit Dove
King Cobra
Kinkajou
Average Temperature: 64°F-77°F
Precipitation: 250 cm of rain per year
Produces 40% of the worlds oxygen.
Habitat for more than half of the worlds plants & species.
*Found near the equator
R
SOURCES
Tundra:
Wikipedia. (1 April 2014 ). Tundra. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tundra

Taiga:
Wikipedia ( 3 May 2014 ) Taiga. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taiga

Savanna:
West Tisbury Elementary School. (2010). Savanna. Retrieved from http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/savanna.htm

Woodland&Scrubland:
West Tisbury Elementary School. (2010). Chaparral. Retrieved from http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/chaparral.htm

Tropical Rainforest:
West Tisbury Elementary School. (2010). Tropical Rainforest. Retrieved from http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/rainforest.htm

Deciduous Forest:
West Tisbury Elementary School. (2010). Deciduous Forest. Retrieved from http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/deciduous_forest.htm


D
eciduous
temperate
Forest
5 Zones:
1. Tree Stratum zone
2. The Small Tree & Sapling Zone
3. Shrub Zone
4. Herb Zone
4. Ground Zone
1. Spring
2. Summer
3. Autumn (leaves change color)
4. Winter (trees lose their leaves)
4 Seasons
BIOTIC
ABIOTIC
Animals:
Plants:
American Beech, Carpet Moss, Common Lime, Guelder Rose, Lady Fern, Northern Arrowwood, Pecan, Shagbark Hickory, Tawny, Milksap Mushroom, White Birch, White Oak
American Bald Eagle, American Black Bear, Coyote, Duckbill Platypus, Eastern Chipmunk, European Red Squirrel, Fat Dormouse, Least Weasel, White-tailed Deer
Precipitation:
*A
Biome
is the
2nd Level of Organization
(Ecology)

An ecosystem with
similar character traits
Plants:
Plants:
Animals:
Linn's Sloth
Orangutan
Proboscis Monkey
Silvery Gibbon
Slender Loris
Sumatran Rhinoceros
Toco Toucan
Vampire Bat
Wagler's Pit Viper
*Located in North America, South America, Asia, Europe, & Australia
Precipitation:
30-60 inches of rain each year.
Average Temperature:

50° F
Explore the
TROPICAL RAINFOREST
Explore the
DECIDUOUS FOREST
.....The End
Lichens

(Producers)
Grass
(Producers)
Arctic Hare
(Consumer 1°Herbivore)
(Consumer 1°Herbivore)
Caribou
Brown Bear
(Consumer 3° Omnivore)
(Consumer 2°Carnivore)
Snowy Owl
Arctic Wolf
(Consumer 3° Omnivore)
(Consumer 3° Omnivore)
Human
Plants:
Berries
(Producers)
Porcupine
(Consumer 1° Herbivore)
Ermine
(Consumer 2°Carnivore)
Great Horned Owl
(Consumer 3° Carnivore)
Cottontail Rabbit
(Consumer 1° Herbivore)
Grass
(Producer)
Giraffe
(Consumer 1°Herbivore)
Acacia Tree
(Producer)
Hyena
(Consumer 3°Carnivore)
Cheetah
(Consumer 2°Carnivore)
Zebra
(Consumer 2°Herbivore)
Oak Tree
(Producer)
Caterpillar
(Consumer 1°Herbivore)
Shrew
(Consumer 2°Carnivore)
Owl
(Consumer 3°Carnivore)
Fox
(Consumer 3°Omnivore)
Squirrel
(Consumer 1°Herbivore)
Coconut Tree
(Producer)
Red-Eyed Tree Frog
(Consumer 1°Herbivore)
Jaguar
(Consumer 3° Carnivore)
(Consumer 2°Carnivore)
Python
(Consumer 3° Carnivore)
Parrot
Apple Tree
(Producer)
Wood Mouse
(Consumer 2°Ominivore)
(Consumer 3°Carnivore)
Owl
Bald Eagle
(Consumer 3°Carnivore)
Cinnamon Fern
(Producer)
White Tailed Deer
(Consumer 1°Herbivore)
Snake
(Consumer 3°Carnivore)
Photos:
Google. Google Images. Retrieved from http://www.google.com/imghp
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