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Biology Chapter 4 Section 3 Biomes

Miller Levine Dragonfly Book
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Mark Meredith

on 23 February 2014

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Transcript of Biology Chapter 4 Section 3 Biomes

Biomes
END OF SECTION
Biomes
A
biome
is a complex of terrestrial communities that covers a large area and is characterized by
certain soil and climate conditions
and particular assemblages of plants and animals.
Which of the following biomes is characterized by a mixture of deciduous and coniferous trees?
temperate woodland and shrubland
boreal forest
temperate forest
tropical dry forest
4-3
When the climate in a small region of a biome is different from the overall climate of the biome, the region’s climate is called
tolerance.
a harsher climate.
a microclimate.
a local variation.
4-3
Boreal Forest (Taiga)
The Major Biomes
Temperate Deciduous Forest
The Major Biomes
Desert
The Major Biomes
Tropical Savanna
The Major Biomes
Tropical Dry Forest
The Major Biomes
4-3 Biomes
Northwestern Coniferous Forest
The Major Biomes
Temperate Grassland
The Major Biomes
Tropical Rain Forest
The Major Biomes
Which of the following biomes is characterized by the presence of permafrost?
boreal forest
temperate grassland
northwestern coniferous forest
tundra
4-3
Which of the following biomes is characterized by less than 25 centimeters of annual precipitation?
tropical savanna
desert
boreal forest
temperate grassland
4-3
The ability of an organism to survive under conditions that differ from its optimal condition is called
niche.
tolerance.
variation.
succession.
4-3
Tundra 
The Major Biomes
Temperate Woodland and Shrubland
The Major Biomes
The world's major biomes include:
tropical rain forest
tropical dry forest
tropical savanna
desert
temperate grassland
temperate woodland and shrubland
temperate deciduous forest
northwestern coniferous forest
boreal forest
tundra
The Major Biomes
Two components of climate,
temperature
and
precipitation
,can be summarized in a graph called a climate diagram.
Biomes and Climate
The Major Biomes
30°N
60°S
0° Equator
30°S
60°N
The Major Biomes
Aquatic Biomes
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