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Temperate Deciduous Forests and Leaves…. Who Am I? I am a forest, I am trees, I am leaves, I am the sum of all my parts… I am a forest, I am trees, I.

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1 Temperate Deciduous Forests and Leaves…

2 Who Am I? I am a forest, I am trees, I am leaves, I am the sum of all my parts… I am a forest, I am trees, I am leaves, I am the sum of all my parts… I am a deciduous forestland with an over story made up of m tall trees, an under story of 5-10 m trees and shrubs, a shrub layer around 1-2 m high, and a ground layer of herbaceous plants. I am a deciduous forestland with an over story made up of m tall trees, an under story of 5-10 m trees and shrubs, a shrub layer around 1-2 m high, and a ground layer of herbaceous plants.

3 Where In the World…??? Found between polar and tropic regions in the mid- latitudes Found between polar and tropic regions in the mid- latitudes For those of us who do not speak in latitudes, that means places such as Eastern United States, Canada, Europe, China, Japan For those of us who do not speak in latitudes, that means places such as Eastern United States, Canada, Europe, China, Japan

4 The Chain In the Hood

5 My Average Climate Because of its location, it experiences fours seasons Because of its location, it experiences fours seasons Temperatures range from -30° C to 30° C, but my average temperature is 0° C. My temperatures are not usually very extreme, thus “temperate”, but my temperature can get below freezing during the winter, Temperatures range from -30° C to 30° C, but my average temperature is 0° C. My temperatures are not usually very extreme, thus “temperate”, but my temperature can get below freezing during the winter, Average precipitation is between mm per year Average precipitation is between mm per year I am the second most rainy biome, after the RAIN forest I am the second most rainy biome, after the RAIN forest

6 How Humans Use and Abuse It We use it to… Conserve our natural wildlife and plant life Conserve our natural wildlife and plant life We abuse it by… Using timber and causing deforestation and pollution by burning fossil fuels. Using timber and causing deforestation and pollution by burning fossil fuels.


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