Biome Study Guide for Unit Test 2015-2016 w-answers
Biome Unit Study Guide The climate of an area is typical weather pattern in an area over a long period of time and is determined Precipitation and temperature
Which biome is located between 15-25 degrees latitude has temperature ranges from -4 to 38 degrees Celsius, and receiving less than 25 centimeters of rainfall each year?
Which ecosystem is characterized as having a large diversity of plants and animals which are protected from pounding waves of the ocean, and is composed of almost equal amounts of fresh and salt water?
Why do a large variety of plants grow in the tropical rain forest?
Still, deep water
What is unique to the soil of the Tundra biome?
Crickets chirp to attract other crickets. The temperatures and rates of their chirping are graphed to the right. Which statements below is most likely true for the data represented in the graph?
The warmer the temperature, the more often crickets chirp
Traveling from the equator and going north, list the order you would reach each of these biomes, Desert, Taiga, Tropical Rain Forest (they are in alphabetical order here).
Tropical Rain Forest – Desert - Taiga
Use the following characteristics to determine this biome:
Found at the interior of continents, these large biomes are characterized by grasses that support large animals such as kangaroos, antelope, and bison which in turn support large predators such as wolves and lions.
A scout troupe was planning a week-long camping trip. The Scout Master told the troupe that the camp was high in the Rocky Mountains and even though it was early summer in Southern Colorado they might find snow at the camp. He told them that the camp was built beneath large conifers such as spruce and hemlock. He stated they might expect to see elk, bighorn sheep, moose, and grizzly bears. In which biome is the camp located?
Oak, Maple, and Beech trees, which lose their leaves each year, are typically found in which biome?
What is the major characteristic of abiotic features?