Biomes Crossword

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

Biomes Crossword

Biomes Crossword

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

Home Sweet Biome Crossword

Home Sweet Biome Crossword

climate determines what types of plants grow here
this type of factor in the environment is nonliving
features that allow organisms to survive
a biome which has low average temperatures and small amounts of precipitation
this biome has more precipitation than a tundra but has similar temperatures
a type off tree who's thin leaves survive all year long
a biome in which the weather is very dry and receives very little rain
a biome with a variety of grasses and a few trees
this type of grassland has hot summers, cold winters and moderate precipitation
this biome has trees that lose their leaves in the winter
this type of tree's leaves thrives in this forest all year around
this forest has a long cool season and a dry summer
this rain forest biome is warm all throughout the year, and receves a lot of rain
a piece of land that is soaked with water for most of the year
where a river meets a ocean
an ecosystem that includes a water environment
water that has very little salt in it.
a large body of salty water

Biome crossword puzzle!

Biome crossword puzzle!

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

"Do You Know Your Biomes" Crossword

"Do You Know Your Biomes" Crossword

A biome that can be in both temperate and tropical climates and is covered in deep rooted grasses that are well adapted to drought
Very cold and dry biome located in the Northern hemisphere that has very little vegitation
Found around the equator and has a wet and warm climate year round allowing for the growth of a dense canopy of tall trees
Occurs in both temperate and tropical reigions with hot days and cold nights. Rainfall is minimal in this biome and the plants and animals are adapted to reduce water loss
The non-living components of the environment such as soil, sunlight and air
How hot or cold a climate is and a major factor that influences the characteristics and distribution of biomes
Characteristics that help an organism to better survive and reproduce
a grassland biome with scattered individual trees, large herbivores, and three distinct seasons based primarily on rainfall, maintained by occasional fires and drought
Lakes, ponds, and rivers
This aquatic biome is home to diverse animals and crustaceans that have adapted to life in the water Ex; sharks, tropical fish, sea turtles
Some of these plants are poison oak, scrub oak, Yucca Wiple and other shrubs, trees and cacti.
the coral tissue and actually is what gives corals their beautiful colors
The driest and hottest place on earth
Some areas are so deep that they can contain entire mountains and even volcanoes
mix of organisms that coexist in a defined space, but on a much smaller scale

Communities, Biomes, and Ecosystems Crossword

Communities, Biomes, and Ecosystems  Crossword

material that is deposited by water, wind, and glaciers.
fee floating photosynthetic autotrophs that live in fresh water or marine ecosystems
narrow band where ocean meets land
ability for any organisms to survive based on biotic and antibiotic factors
stable, mature community that results when there is little change in the compositions of the species
condition of the atmosphere at a specific time
ranges from 0 degrees at the equator and 90 degrees at the poles
average weather in an area
biome below poles and goes across northern Europe and North America
biome with mixed shrub communities and less annual rainfall than temperate rainforests
biome were annual rate of evaporation is greater than the annual precipitation
biome with fertile soils that is able to support thick covers of grass
establishment of a community in an area of exposed rock that has no topsoil
group interacting populations that occupy the same area
natural tendency for the species belonging to the mature community to return
biome south of tundra that has dense evergreen forest
biome that contains animals such as lions and rhinos
as elevation increases temperature and annual rainfall changes
biome with the average precipitation of 200-1000 cm a year
where freshwater and saltwater meet

Taiga Forest Crossword

Taiga Forest Crossword

A biome is a type of.....
What is the Russian word for forest?
The Taiga is located at the.......of the world.
The Taiga is also known as the.......Forest.
It was named after the.......goddess of the North Wind.
One of the main seasons of the Taiga Forest.
Another season of the Taiga Forest.
Coniferous trees are also known as......
This animal is used to stop your armpits from going smelly.
This vegetarian chocolate pudding feeds off shrubs and waxy conifer needles.
Name a high point of the nutrient cycle in the Taiga.
Give another name for the debris left on the floor.
Where does the tree get its nutrients from in the Taiga Forest?
What point on the nutrient cycle contains the most nutrients in the Taiga Forest?
Soils in the Taiga tend to be........
The Taiga Forests climate is.......
An omnivore that rome's in the Taiga Forest is the........bear.
What size is the Taiga compared to the rest of the world's forests? covers part of the northern Taiga.
Another bear that rome's to the north of the Taiga is the.......bear.

Spelling and Vocabulary Contract #10 Crossword

Spelling and Vocabulary Contract #10 Crossword

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

Ecology Crossword

Ecology Crossword

the ability of an organism to survive when subjected to abiotic factors or biotic factors
any abiotic or biotic factor that restricts the numbers, reproduction, or distribution of organisms
the change in an ecosystem that happens when one community replaces another as a result of changing abiotic and biotic factors
the establishment of a community in an area of exposed rock that doesn't have any topsoil
the stable, mature community that results when there is little change in the composition of species
free-floating, photosynthetic autotrophs that live in fresh water or marine ecosystems
the condition of the atmosphere at a specific place and time latitude: the distance of any point on Earth's surface north or south of the equator
the average weather conditions in an area
a treeless biome with a layer of permafrost
also called taiga or northern coniferous forest
composed mostly of broad-leaved, deciduous trees woodlands: found in areas with less annual rainfall than in the temperate forests
the biome that is characterized by fertile soil that is able to support a thick cover of grasses
any area in which the annual rate of evaporation exceeds the rate of annual rainfall
the distance of any point on Earth's surface north or south of the equator
found in areas with less annual rainfall than in the temperate forests
characterized by grasses and scattered trees
areas that are saturated with water and support aquatic plants
warm temperatures and large amounts of rainfall throughout the year
material that is deposited by water, wind, or glaciers
an ecosystem that is formed where freshwater merges with saltwater

Science Class Cafe Crossword Puzzle

Science Class Cafe Crossword Puzzle

large region characterized by climate
barren land with very low temperatrues and very little precipitation
also called the boreal forest
evergreen trees
biome that is dry, hot during day and cold at night
biome that has grasses and few trees; average temperatures
broadleaf trees that drop leaves as winter approaches
bogs, marshes, and swamps
partially enclosed body of water
long term temperature and precipatation patterns in a region
a type of ecosystem located in or near oceans
biome located near Earth's equator
soil type, sunlight, water
biome located in the Pacific Northwest

Ecosystems and Biomes Crossword

Ecosystems and Biomes Crossword

organisms that make their own food
organism that eats producers
Another name for herbivore
organism that eats other consumers
a secondary consumer can be a carnivore or ______________
All of the biotic and abiotic factors in an environment make up the
a warm biome that gets little to no rainfall
biome with layer of permafrost below soil
biome with grasses and low shrubs, but no trees and little rain
biome with mostly evergreen trees
biome with distinct seasons and a variety of trees and animals
biome with large rainfall and warm temperatures
living part of an ecosystem
non-living part of an ecosystem
amount of energy passed from one trophic level to the next
model that shows predator-prey relationships between a few organisms in an ecosystem
model that shows many inter-relationships between organisms in an ecosystsm