A group of organiisms of the same kind that live in the sample place.
What is a group of organiisms of the same kind that live in the sample place?
These are examples of what?
-a group of swans in a pond
-a school of fish in an ocean
-a herd of cattle in the grasslands
All of the population that live together in the same place.
What is it when all of the population that live together in the same place?
in an environment the living and nonliving things that affect each other, or interact
What is in an environment the living and nonliving things that affect each other?
Provides a population with all its needs and includes nonliving things and living things.
If you see a cattail on the edige of the pond - what is the pond an example of?
A still body of water smaller than a lake.
Low-lying area of waterlogged ground and standing water.
A seasonally flooded bottomland with more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog.
A natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth.
What is a still body of water smaller than a lake?
What is a low-lying area of waterlogged ground and standing water?
What is a seasonally flooded bottomland with more woody plants than a marsh and better drainage than a bog?
What is a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth?
A large natural stream of water emptying into an ocean, lake, or other body of water.
What is a large natural stream of water emptying into an ocean, lake, or other body of water?
The entire body of salt water that covers more than 70% of the earth’s surface.
What is the entire body of salt water that covers more than 70% of the earth’s surface?
An ecosystem found where there is very little rainfall.
What is an ecosystem found where there is very little rainfall?
An ecosystem made up of large, flat areas of land that are covered with grass.
What is an ecosystem made up of large, flat areas of land that are covered with grass.
These places are hot and wet all year and the trees grow very tall and their leaves stay green all year.
What is a place that is hot and wet all year and the trees grow very tall and their leaves stay green all year?
An area in which the main plants are trees.
What is an area in which the main plants are trees?
Trees that lose and regrow their leaves each year.
What is a forest with trees that lose and regrow their leaves each year?
Trees that have needles and stay green all year.
What is a forest with trees that have needles and stay green all year?
Al large number of frogs are spotted in a pond. All the frogs in the ecosystem are a __________________.
Other living things live in a the pond. All the living things in the ecosystem are ________________.
A _________________ provides for the needs of the groups living in the pond.
A forest is an area in which the main plants are trees. One kind of forest where the trees have large, flat leaves that drop in the fall is called a __________________________.
A _________________________ grows in places that are hot and wet all year.
A _______________________ grows where there is lots of rain and where it does not get too warm or too cold.
The trees in a _____________________ form seeds in cones.
Depending on where they are located, the grasslands are often known by other names such as these five:
List 5 continents where Grasslands can be found:
3. North America
4. South America
How much rain does a grassland area get?
25-75 cm of rain per year
What 3 things does the grassland produce?
What animals live in the grasslands?
What are 6 examples of plant eaters that live in the grasslands?
In North America, ______________ used to be found on the grasslands.
What 3 varieties of bird live on grasslands?
1. Ring necked pheasants
3. Prairie chickens
List the 4 layers of a tropical rain forest.
2. Upper Canopy
4. Forest Floor
How does the triangle shape of conifers protect them?
The triangle shape helps the tree by allowing more needles to be exposed to sun so the tree can produce food (photosynthesis).
The tropical forest is found around the __________________ .
What are the temperatures around the tropical rainforest?
25 degrees Celsius
What is the average rainfall of the tropical rainforest?
What are the 5 areas included in the tropical rainforest biome?
1. South America
2. Central America
3. Central Asia
Because of the ____________ conditions, the rainforest biome has the greatest amount of plant growth.
What are 3 large trees in the rainforest biome?
2. Wild figs
The large trees in the rain forest form a _____________ that prevents much light from reaching the ground.
What are 2 plants that live in the canopy in the rainforest?
What are 5 animals found in the rainforest?
4. Tree frogs
What are 4 creatures found on the ground of the rainforest?
What are 4 fresh water sources make up the fresh water biome?
Fresh water all over the world makes up the biome. These include:
What is a plant common to all these bodies of fresh water?
What are 3 other plants in freshwater?
3. Water lilies
Many animals live in the freshwater as well as the ____________.
What are 10 examples of creatures are found in the freshwater biome?
The ocean biome is the __________________ of all biomes.
Why is the ocean biome the largest?
Because 7/10ths (or 70%) of the earth is water and most is salt water.
Any water that has at least ____% salt is considered slat water.
Scientists divide the ocean into smaller biomes by amount of ___________ and _______________.
light and temperature
What are 3 things found in salt water?
The ___________ found in the ocean are varied depending on where they live.
What 8 animals live close to the shore?
7. Sea cucumbers
What are 7 creatures that live in the ocean?
5. Sea lions
The ocean is the only biome that _____________ do not live (but they may fly over its surface.
Deserts are the results of very little annual ______________.
What is the average rainfall in the desert?
25 cm per year
Not all deserts are ____________.
Deserts are found in what 6 locations?
6. South America
_____________ and _______________ have developed special adaptations for living in the hot desert environment.
Plants and animals
What are plant examples in the desert?
Cacti and yucca trees
What are 4 cacti and yucca trees possible adaptations in the desert?
1. Spaced far apart
2. Little surface area
3. Good water storage
4. Strong root system
What are 4 examples of creatures in the desert?
1. Jack rabbits
2. Kangaroo rats
3. Gila monsters
Many animals are able to tolerate the heat because they ___________ or “sleep” during the heat and move about at night.
What are other desert residents?
What is the annual rainfall of temperate forests?
100 cm per year
What 4 continents have temperate forest?
1. North America
2. South America
The biome has ___________ distinct season.
Does the temperate forests have snowcover in the winter?
What are 4 types on trees in the temperate forest?
Do the trees in the forest lose their leaves?
Yes, during the fall.
What are 4 examples of creatures found on the ground of the temperate forest?
What are 7 mammals found in the temperate forest?
The Taiga or _____________________________ is probably the world’s largest land biome.
Where is the taiga located?
South of the tundra and stretches across portions of North America, Europe, and Asia.
During the summers, the soil remains very wet and is suitable for _____________ and ___________.
lichens and mosses
What trees grows well in the Taiga?
Fir and spruce trees
The trees provide homes for many _______________.
What is an example of a bird in the Tiaga?
Crossbill, which is capable of cracking cones to eat the seeds.
What are 10 examples of animals found in the Taiga?