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ECOSYSTEMS - 1
Climate Zones- areas of the Earth where certain climate conditions have existed over time (temperature & precipitation) http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/weatherandclimatechange/resourcebank/v ideos/video_tcm4598375.asp http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24jlwpSwox0&feature=related
Climate Zones TROPICAL TEMPERATE POLAR
Biosphere –the part of Earth where life exists (atmosphere, land & water) Biome- regions in the biosphere where certain plants & animals exist http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?title=Climate_Zone_Extravaganza&vid eo_id=55152 http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/weatherandclimatechange/resourcebank/vid eos/video_tcm4598364.asp
Desert Hot days/Cold nights Limited rainfall (dry) Limited plants and grasses There is a desert on every continent. Not all deserts are hot (some are cold!) http://videos.howstuffworks.com/discovery/28106-assignment-discovery-desert- biomes-video.htm
Forests Found in temperate and tropical regions Fertile soil Consistent rainfall Large amounts of plants and animals http://www.thewildclassroom.com/biomes/rainforest.html
Grasslands Cold winter/Hot summer Limited precipitation (dry) Flat land Limited trees www.thewildclassroom.com/biomes/grasslands.html
Tundra Coldest of all biomes Flat land Treeless due to long winters Limited rainfall http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WysPqt0Y_-w
Taiga Largest land biome Cold and dry Coniferous forest (cones) Found in Polar regions http://www.thewildclassroom.com/biomes/taiga.html
Biome Project ClimatePlantsAnimalsLocationFacts
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