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1 A Biome is an area or region with a specific climate and the life forms that live there

2 Weather & Climate Temperature Precipitation Landforms Mountains Bodies of Water Canyons Islands Fauna (Animals) Flora (Plants) Adaptations needed for plants & animals to survive in the biome Relationships Predator-prey Competition Limiting factors Biotic Abiotic Ecological concerns or issues

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4 Chaparral (Shrub land/Scrubland) Desert Fresh Water (Lakes, Rivers, Ponds, Wetlands) Grasslands Marine (Ocean, Coral Reef, Estuaries) Grassland (Savanna) Taiga/Boreal Forest Temperature Deciduous Forest Tropical Rainforest Grassland (Tundra) Please note that some of the following links may be out-dated.

5 Chaparral/Shrub land/Scrubland http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/chaparral.htm http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/chaparral/chaparral.shtml http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/B/Biomes.html#Chaparral http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/bioshrubland.php http://www.thewildclassroom.com/biomes/chaparral.html http://biology.about.com/od/landbiomes/a/aa060906a.htm http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/shrub.htm

6 Desert http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/desert/index.htm http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/desert.html http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/desert/desert.html http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/biodesert.php http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_desert.htm http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/desert/desert.shtml http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/desert.htm http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/deserts.php http://kids.nceas.ucsb.edu/biomes/desert.html http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/desert-profile.html

7 Freshwater (Lakes, Ponds, Rivers, Wetlands) Freshwater (Lakes, Ponds, Rivers, Wetlands) http://www.mbgnet.net/fresh/index.htm http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/freshwater-profile.html http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/freshwater.php http://www.teachersfirst.com/lessons/biomes/fresh.html http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/wetlands/ http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/earthrivers.html http://www.zoomwhales.com/biomes/marsh/freshwater.shtml http://www.zoomwhales.com/biomes/pond/pondlife.shtml http://www.idiotica.com/cranium/encyclopedia/content/Freshwater.htm http://www.buzzle.com/articles/fresh-water-biomes.html http://www.eoearth.org/article/Freshwater_biomes http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_aquatic2.htm

8 Grassland http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/grasslnd/index.htm http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/tempgrass/tempgras.html http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/biograssland.php http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/grasslands.htm http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/grassland/grassland.shtml http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=grassland http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_grassland.htm http://kids.nceas.ucsb.edu/biomes/grassland.html http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/grasslands.php http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/grassland-profile.html

9 Marine (Oceans, Coral Reefs, Estuaries) http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/marine.php http://www.buzzle.com/articles/marine-biome-marine-biology.html http://www.mbgnet.net/salt/index.htm http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/ocean-profile.html http://kids.nceas.ucsb.edu/biomes/marine.html http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-marine-biome.htm http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/earth/Water/marine_ecology.html http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_aquatic.htm http://www.eoearth.org/article/Marine_biomes http://www.idiotica.com/cranium/encyclopedia/content/Oceans.htm http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/coralreef/coralreef.shtml http://www.eoearth.org/article/Coral_reef http://www.epa.gov/owow/estuaries/kids/ http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/kits/estuaries/

10 Taiga/Boreal Forest http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/taiga/index.htm http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/taiga.html http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/taiga/taiga.html http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/taiga.htm http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_forest.htm http://www.taigarescue.org/index.php?view_article=70 http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/taiga/taiga.shtml http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=taiga

11 Temperate Deciduous Forest http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=tempforest http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/temp/index.htm http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/dforest.html http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/tbdf/tbdf.html http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/biotemperate.php http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/deciduous_forest.htm http://www.teachersfirst.com/lessons/biomes/deciduous.html http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_forest2.htm http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/tempdecid/tempdecid.shtml http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/nwep8c.htm http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/tempded.htm

12 Tropical Rainforest http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/rforest/index.htm http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/rforest.html http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/forests.php#tropical http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/B/Biomes.html#TropicalRainForest http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/rainforest.htm http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/rainforest/rainfrst.html http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/rainforest/animals/Rfbiomeanimals.shtml http://library.thinkquest.org/11353/trforest.htm http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/biorainforest.php http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=rainforest http://kids.nceas.ucsb.edu/biomes/rainforest.html http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/rainforest-profile.html

13 Tropical Savannah http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/savannah.html http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/savanna/savanna.html http://www.teachersfirst.com/20/getsource.cfm?id=3717 http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/grassland-profile.html http://www.teachersfirst.com/lessons/biomes/savannah.html http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_grassland.htm http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=grassland&subtopic=t ropical http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/savanna.htm http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/grasslands.php http://www.pupilvision.com/uppersixth/savanna1.htm http://animal.discovery.com/guides/mammals/habitat/tropgrassland/overview.html

14 Tundra http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=tundra http://mrogren.wikispaces.com/Polar+grasslands http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/tundra.htm http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/tundra/index.htm http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/tundra.html http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/tundra/tundra.html http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/biotundra.php http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/tundra.htm http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=tundra http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_tundra.htm http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/tundra-profile.html

15 Works Cited Chaparral. 2000 Blue Planet Biomes. 30 April 2009. De Blij, H. J.. "World Biome Map." Online Image. WorldBiomes.com. No date. 30 April 2009. Desert. 2002 Missouri Botanical Garden. 1 May 2009. Fresh Water. National Geographic. 1 May 2009. Putatunda, Rita. Marine Biome - Marine Biology. 5 Jan. 2008 Buzzle.com. 4 May 2009. Taiga. Thinkquest.org. 30 April 2009. Temperate Deciduous Forest. Marietta College. 4 May 2009.


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