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Biome research...

Go to the web sites below the questions to be answered and research the biome associated with the number of the computer at which you are sitting. Make sure you answer all the questions below, you may have to visit more than one website in order to find the information you need.


The computer number and the Biome specific to that computer is listed below the web links near the bottom of today's assignment.

(Computer #1 does Biome #1, Computer #2 does Biome #2, etc.)

You may either write or type the report, answering the questions below. This will take a while, so plan your time wisely and be prepared to have the finished product tomorrow by the end of class.

For the biome you are assigned answer each of the following:

1) List the World Locations where is it found.

2) What are the Physical Characteristics (Physical Nature of the Biome) - what does it Look like?

3) List the Inhabitants, both Autotrophs (Producers, Plants) and Heterotrophs(Consumers, Animals)

4) List any Special Names for your Biome; Example Tropical Rain Forest is often called a Jungle. These may depend on Country or Location.

5) List the Average Climate of Biome

6) List the Average Yearly Precipitation of the Biome

7) List the Soil Type of the Biome

8) List any Biome Subdivisions (plants and animals in the subdivisions) -- show major predators, show animals found only in this biome.

9) What Human Impact is found in your Biome?

10) List any interesting facts about your Biome you may find.

11) List special adaptations that enable plants and animals to survive in that particular Biome

12) List the percentage of land which the biome occupies worldwide.

Blue Planet Biomes

UCMP Berkeley

Missouri Botanical garden

National Geographic Wild World

Classroom of the Future

Radford University

Computer # - Biome topic

1) Deciduous (temperate) Forest
2) Tundra
3) Chaparral
4) Desert
5) Grasslands (temperate)
6) Alpine
7) Rainforest (tropical)
8) Savannah
9) Taiga
10) Deciduous (temperate) Forest
11) Tundra
12) Chaparral
13) Desert
14) Grasslands (temperate)
15) Alpine
16) Rainforest (tropical)
17) Savannah
18) Taiga
19) Deciduous (temperate) Forest
20) Tundra
21) Chaparral
22) Desert
23) Grasslands (temperate)
24) Alpine
25) Rainforest (tropical)
26) Savannah
27) Taiga
28) Deciduous (temperate) Forest
29) Tundra
30) Chaparral
31) Desert
32) Grasslands (temperate)

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