2 Organisms and its Environments We discovered:How biosphere is organizedWhat Earth’s biomes areHow Earth’s biomes differ
3 BiosphereIt’s part of the Earth that can support living things
4 EcosystemsA biome is a large group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms.Ecosystems are different areas of the world that share similar characteristics.Each ecosystem species have unique adaptations that help them survive the conditions in their environment.
5 Grasslands Grasslands get about 60 cm of precipitation a year. The summers are hot and winters are cold.Rhinoceros, giraffes, bison, zebras are some of the largest animalson grasslands.
6 Tundra It’s found at the far northern parts of Earth. It’s cold and dry.Temperatures are as low as -40° C.Caribou, polar bears are among the commonanimals.
7 Deciduous Forest They’re located in areas between the Arctic and the equator.These forests have four seasons.The most common plants are oaks, maple, etc.Songbirds, deer, bears, and racoons are somecommon forest animals.Deciduous Forest
8 Desert Deserts are dry, but not all deserts are hot. Daytime temperatures can be as high as 38° CSome desert plants include cacti.
9 Rainforest They are found near the equator. They are warm and rainy all year withtemperatures between 20° C and 25° C.
10 Taiga It covers the largest area of any type of biome on Earth. A few deciduous trees and small shrubs also grow here.Squirrels, birds, and insects live here; also deer, wolves,grizzly bears and hawks.
11 WE LEARNT THAT ANIMALS LIVE IN ENVIRONMENTS ACCORDING TO THEIR CHARACTERISTICS.WE ALSO LEARNT THE DIFFERENT CHARACTERISTICS OFEACH ENVIRONMENT.