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To plough or work the land Cultivated
Land made of marshes or swamps Wetland
An area in the artic region where trees don't grow Tundra
Hot, sandy and arid Desert
A forest with a lot of rain Rainforest
The measurement of hot and cold of a substance or object Temperature
Cutting down large amounts of trees from a forest Deforestation
Open low growing woody vegetation Heathland
Places that share similar characteristics Biome
Upper layer of earth consisting of decayed organic matter that supports plant growth Soil
A forest with snow and pine trees Boreal
The measurement of the rain over a period of time Rainfall
Average weather over many years Climate
A north polar region, dominated by ice Arctic
A area of high mountains Alpine
A large open area of country covered with grass Grassland
A forest with a climate between tropical and polar Temperate

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Biomes Crossword

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The amount of biomes. six
A large area with similar biotic and abiotic factors. Biome
A grassland that has a lot of rainfall during some seasons and very little rainfall in others. Savanna
Characterized by very low winter temperatures and short, cool summers. Tundra
A non-living thing. Abiotic
Biomes that are found on land. Land Biomes
A grassland with warm summers and cold winters. Temperate Grasslands
A region that has little or no plant life, long periods without rain, and extreme temperatures: usually found in hot climates. Desert
A living thing. Biotic
Gets its name from conifers, the main type of tree that grows there. Coniferous Forests
Comes from a Latin word that means "to fall off." Deciduous
Has warm temperatures and high rainfall that allows a lot of plants to grow. Tropical Rain Forests
The natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organisms. Habitat
The temperature and precipitation of a particular area. Climate

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Biomes Crossword

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The frozen layer of soil beneath the surface Permafrost
A large biome covered in grass Grassland
Organisms that live at the bottom of the ocean Benthos
Little or no rain Arid
A minor biome that has bodies of water such as swamps or marshes Wetland
A biome often considered treeless or Arctic Tundra
A biome that's found on land is considered ___________ Terrestrial
A place where there's a group of plants animals with similar temperatures Biome
A very hot and dry biome Desert
Trees that produce their seeds in cones Conifers
A wetland formed when rivers connect with oceans Estuary
A type of tundra located at the North and South poles Polar
A type of tundra located near the tops of mountains Alpine
A biome with 4 seasons is called a ______________ forest Deciduous
A type of forest with heavy rainfall Rainforest
A type of biome often identified as a swampy coniferous forest Taiga
The area in a marine biome where it's shallow enough for light to pass through Photic Zone
A type of grassland with lots of shrubs Savanna
A climate with mild temperatures is defined as being _____________ Temperate
A minor biome that has freshwater and saltwater is defined as being _______ Aquatic

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Biome crossword puzzle!

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A body of standing water, either natural or artificial, that is usually smaller than a lake pond
They are found in mountain regions worldwide. alpine
The second-rainiest biome. temperateforest
A barren area of land where little precipitation occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life. Desert
An area of variable size filled with water, localized in a basin, that is surrounded by land. lake
A land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem. wetland
A large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat. biome
High rainfall,It has been estimated that there may be many millions of species of plants, insects and microorganisms still undiscovered. rainforest
It does not have much animal diversity, especially compared to the Savannah. temperategrassland
A type of biome where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons. tundra
A wetland that is forested. swamp
It is characterized by the trees being sufficiently widely spaced so that the canopy does not close. savanna
A body of water with a current, confined within a bed and banks. stream
The world's largest biome apart from the oceans. taiga
A natural flowing watercourse, it is usually freshwater. river
A body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere. ocean

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Aquatic Biome Crossword

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Has cool temperatures, 5-16 ft. of rain. Consist of Pine, Redwood, and Sitka Spruce Temperate Rain Forest
Receives the most rain out of all the biomes. Tropical Rain Forest
Grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions with few trees. Savanna
Hot summers, cold winters. 10 to 35 inches of rain. Temperate Grassland
Shrubland or heatland plant community found primarily in the U.S. state of California. Chaparrel
Constitute a large domain of prokaryotic micro-organism. Eubacteria
Any Eukaryotic organism that includes micro-organisms such as yeast & molds Fungus
action or process of adapting or being adapted Adaptation
Constitute a domain & kingdom of single-celled micro-organisms Archaebacteria
Place where an organism usually lives. Habitat
Large region characterized by a specific type of climate & certain types of plants & animal communities. Biome
Process in which different kinds of living organisms are thought to have developed & diversified from earlier life forms. Evolution
Process of breaking down food to yield energy. Cellular Respiration
Sequence in which energy is transferred from 1 organism to the next. Food Chain
Shows many feeding relationships that are possible in an ecosystem. Food Web
One of the steps in a food chain or food pyramid. Tropic Level
refers to the weather conditions, such as temperature, precipitation, humidity, and winds, in an area over a long period of time Climate
the distance north or south of the equator and is measured in degrees Latitude
the height of an object above sea level Altitude
this layer consists if the tallest trees, which reach heights of 60 to 70m Emergent Layer
considered the primary layer of the rain forest Canopy
a plant that uses another plant for support, but not for nourishment Epiphyte
Very little light reaches this layer Understory
a forest that is characterized by trees that shed their leaves in the fall Temperate Deciduous Forest
the northern coniferous forest that stretches in a broad band across the Northern Hemisphere just below the Arctic Circle Taiga
areas that have widely scattered vegetation and receive very little rain Desert
biome that is in northern arctic regions Tundra
in arctic regions, the permanently frozen layer of soil or subsoil Permafrost
Succession that begins in an area that previously did not support life. Primary Succession
Plant uses sunlight to make sugar for food. Photosynthesis
Bacteria that convert atmosphere nitrogen into ammonia. NItrogen-fixing bacteria
An organism that makes it's own food. Producer
Anything living. Organism
Organism that belongs to the kingdom protistia. Protist
Get their food by breaking down dead organisms. Decomposer
Organisms that get their energy from other organisms. Consumer
Animal that doesn't have a backbone. Invertebrate
Animals that have a backbone. Vertebrate.
A community of organisms and their abotic environment. Ecosystem
The tidal mouth of a large river, where the tide meets the stream. Estuary
The small and microscopic organisms drifting or floating in the sea or freshwater. Plankton

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Spelling and Vocabulary Contract #10 Crossword

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A large region characterized by a specific type of climate and certain types of plant and animal communities Biome
A far-northern biome characterized by long,cold winters,permafrost,and few trees Tundra
The study of the shape and features of the surface of the Earth Topography
A tree area that produces seeds in cones Coniferous Forest
Radiant Energy emitted by the sun Solar Radiation
A Forest where leaves turn colors and fall off Deciduous Forest
The clearing of forest lands Deforestation
A large open area of country covered with grass,especially one used for grazing Grassland
A practice of farming,including cultivation of the soil for the growing of crops and the rearing of animals to provide food,wool,and other products Agriculture
Dense forest rich in biodiversity,found typically in tropical areas with consistency heavy rainfall Rainforest
A tropical grassland biome with scattered clumps of trees Savanna
A hot,dry biome inhabited by organisms adapted to survive high day time temperatures and long periods without rain Desert
Describes an ecosystem based on salty water Marine
A body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere Ocean
The permanently frozen ground below the soil surface in the artic tundra Permafrost
An area of land where the water level is near or above the surface of the ground for most of the year Wetland
A small stream or river that flows into a larger one Tributary
A formal argument to prove points Oral Defense

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Biomes Crossword

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An area that is populated mostly by grasses and other non woody plants grassland
Grasslands that are located closer to the equator than prairies Savannas
Trees that shed their leaves and grow new ones each year Deciduous trees
Trees that produce their seeds in cones and have leaves shaped like needles Coniferous trees
An extremely cold and dry biome Tundra
Bodies of standing, still, fresh water Ponds
Ecosystem that includes streams, rivers, ponds, and lakes Freshwater ecosystems
Below the low-tideline is a region of shallow water called the_______ Neritic zone
Where the fresh water of a river meets the salt water of an ocean Estuary
The tall trees form a leafy roof called_____ Canopy
Below the canopy, a second layer of shorter trees and vines form an____ Understory
An extremely hot area that receives less than 25 centimeters of rain per year Desert
A group of land ecosystems with similar climates and organisms Biome
Usually temperate, humid biome that receives more than 300 centimeters of rain a year Tropical rain forest

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biome Crossword

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All of Earth's water, vapor, and ice hydrosphere
This is a strip of land between high and low tide lines intertidal zone
This is the biome receive's less than 10 inches of precipitation annually desert
This is a global biome characterized by its hot, dry summers and cool, moist winters chaparral
Partially enclosed body of water formed where a river flows into an ocean estuary
This is a region of land that drains into a river, a river system, or another body of water watershed
Lake or pond bottom, where less sunlight reaches benthic zone
The part of Earth where Life exists biosphere
The climate of a small specific place within a larger area microclimate
An area where the primary plant life is grass grassland
precipitation is meager, averaging less than 5 inches annually tundra
Photosynthetic plankton, which include microscopic protists such as algae phytoplankton
This zone is also called the pelagic zone limmnetic zone
A collection of living things that live in the biosphere biota
Long-term pattern of weather conditions in a region climate
These trees retain their needles all year coniferous
This biome is also known as the boreal forest taiga
Tiny free-floating organisms that live in water plankton
This type of tree has adapted to winter temperatures by dropping thie leaves and going dormant durring the cold season deciduous
This zone lies below 2000 meters and is in complete darkness abyssal zone

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Climate Crossword

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having little or no rain; too dry or barren to support vegetation. Arid
free from moisture or liquid; not wet or moist. Dry
of or characteristic of the Mediterranean Sea, the countries bordering it, or their inhabitants. Mediterranean
The climate in these areas vary by temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure, precipitation and wind. There are four different climate zones, which include the cold zone, tempered zone, subtropical and tropical zones. The tropical zone is located near the equator. It is usually warm year-round with high humidity. Climate region
abandon (a person, cause, or organization) in a way considered disloyal or treacherous. Desert
the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period. Climate
a large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat, forest or tundra Biome
usually of tall, densely growing, broad-leaved evergreen trees in an area of high annual rainfall. Also called tropical rain forest. Tropical rainforest
forests or temperate broad-leaf forests are dominated by trees that lose their leaves each year. They are found in areas with warm, moist summers and mild winters Temperate deciduous
A climate is a zone of climate characterised by hot, usually humid summers and mild to cool winters. It normally lies on the southeast side of all continents, generally between latitudes 25° and 40°. Humid subtropical
a vast, flat, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and North America in which the subsoil is permanently frozen. Tundra
dome-shaped sheets of ice found near the North and South Poles. They form because high-latitude polar regions receive less heat from the Sun than other areas on Earth. Polar Ice Cap
a grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few trees. Savanna
resembling the tropics, especially in being very hot and humid. Tropical
each of the four divisions of the year (spring, summer, autumn, and winter) marked by particular weather patterns and daylight hours, resulting from the earth's changing position with regard to the sun Seasons
the action or fact of elevating or being elevated. Elevation
the height of an object or point in relation to sea level or ground level. Altitude
the degree or intensity of heat present in a substance or object, Temperature
rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. Precipitation
the heat required to raise the temperature of the unit mass of a given substance by a given amount Specific heat
marked by a relatively high level of water vapor in the atmosphere Humid
an area of high or mountainous land. Highland
a gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and other pollutants. Global warming
the Earth's temperate zones between the tropics and the Arctic and Antarctic polar regions. Mid-latitude

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Major Ecosystems of the Biosphere Word Search

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climate
pollution
abyssal plain
upwelling
Humbolt Current
South America
oceans
lakes
life zones
Marshes
swamps
bogs
canopy
conferous forest
north America
polar bears
caribou
rainfall
alpine tundra
biome
lake effect
cherrapunji
monsoon
rain shadow
Climate

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Biomes Crossword

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Are forest or jungles near the equator TropicalRainForest
The height of an object above reference point, such as sea level or the earth's surface Altitude
The _______ and geography of a region determines what type of biome can exist in that region. Climate
Large regions characterized by a specific type of climate and certain types of plants and animal communities. Biomes
Biomes are described by their ___ because plants that grow in a area determine the other organisms that can live there. vegatation
The ___ is the layers of treetops that shade the forest floor, and is considered to be the primary layer of the rain forest. canopy
Some trees in the tropical rain forest support ___ that feeds on dead organic matter on the rainforest floor. Fungi
the top foliage layer in a forest where the trees extend above surrounding trees. emergent layer
Temperature and what are the 2 most important factors that determine a region's climate. precipitation
The foliage layer that is beneath and shaded by the main canopy of a forest. understory
3 main forest biomes of the world: tropical, temperate and ____. coniferous
Any change in one part of the environment, like an increase or decrease of species of a animal or plant, cause a ___________ of change in other parts of the environment. rippleeffect
The four main layers of the rain forest is: Emergent layer, Upper canopy, Understory an _____ . lower canopy

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