Type
Crossword
Description

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

Biomes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Home Sweet Biome Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Biome crossword puzzle!

Type
Crossword
Description

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

"Do You Know Your Biomes" Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Communities, Biomes, and Ecosystems Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Taiga Forest Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Spelling and Vocabulary Contract #10 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Biomes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain types of plant and animal life Biome
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees Canopy
The general pattern of weather in a particular part of the world over a long period of time Climate
Tree that produces seeds in cones and has needle like leaves Conifer
Tree that drops its leaves at the end of the growing season Deciduous tree
Dry climate that receives an average of less than 25 centimeters of rainfall per year Desert
Large land region in which the main types of plants are grasses Grassland
Layer of Earth in the tundra biome that is frozen to a depth of about one metre year round Permafrost
Biome consisting of a grassland with scattered trees Savanna
A conifer forest biome located south of the tundra Taiga
A mid-latitude climate Temperate
A cold, dry, mostly treeless land biome located at high altitude or at high latitudes Tundra
A wet, warm biome with 3 layers of forest; the canopy, understory, and forest floor Tropical rainforest
A forest biome with broad-leaf trees that lose their leaves at the end of the growing season; has distinct seasons Temperate Deciduous Forest
animal relationship (4 types) Symbiosis
Both animals benefit Mutualism
On animal benefits and one is hurt Parasitism
one animal benefits and one is fine Commensalism
How plants make their own food through this process Photosynthesis
All living and nonliving things in an area ecosystem

biome Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Science Class Cafe Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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