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Assignment: Forest Biomes Bubble Map. Extra Credit to those that are nice enough for me to keep!. By yourself, create a bubble map for all four types of forest biomes (coloring is optional) - Due Tomorrow!. Each forest must have: Center title Conditions section: Climate Threats - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Assignment: Forest Biomes Bubble Map

Assignment: Forest Biomes Bubble MapBy yourself, create a bubble map for all four types of forest biomes (coloring is optional) - Due Tomorrow!

Each forest must have:Center titleConditions section:ClimateThreatsAnimals:Examples & adaptationsPlants:Examples & adaptationsIllustrations throughoutExtra Credit to those that are nice enough for me to keep!Day 21

Forest Biomes

1. Taiga = northern coniferous forestLong winters (6-10 months); average temp. below freezingPlant growth occurs in summer - constant daylight & high precipitation (~10cm/month)Plants: conifers shape of leaves & waxy coating prevent H2O lossCone shape prevents snow build upPine needles makes oil acidicAnimals: summer birds; mice; hares, lynx, foxes, wolves

Day 22Forest Biomes2. Tropical Rain ForestNear equator (South America, Africa, SE Asia, Australia)High precipitation & moderate temps year roundHelps regulate world climate by sucking up CO2

Day 23Forest BiomesTropical Rain Forest continuedPlants: buttress root trees, orchids, epiphytes, etc.Animals: parrots, monkeys, snakes, tons of insectsSoil is nutrient poor b/c decomposition happens so fast & all the plants suck up nutrients

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Day 24Forest BiomesTropical Rain Forest continuedProvides food & medicinesBiodiversity fact: tropical rainforest covers