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Biome Vocabulary Crossword

Biome Vocabulary Crossword

part of Earth in which life exists including land, water, and air or atmosphere; Near to the earth's surface
permanently frozen layer of soil beneath the surface of the ground, in the tundra
primarily microscopic organisms that occupy the upper water layers in both freshwater and marine ecosystems. The basis for most food chains in the open oceans
a small, particular part of a habitat in which particular organisms live; for example, beneath the bark of a tree within a forest habitat
The ability to keep in existence or maintain. A sustainable ecosystem is one that can be maintained. Maintain Equilibrium
the process in which natural habitat is rendered functionally unable to support the species present. In this process, the organisms, which previously used the site, are displaced or destroyed, reducing biodiversity. due to human activity or a catastrophic event
(ecology) the gradual and orderly process of change in an ecosystem brought about by the progressive replacement of one community by another until a stable climax is established
A biome in eastern North America, Asia, Australia, and Western Europe characterized by moist, temperate climates Context: A deciduous forest includes trees such as elm, maple, and oak that have leaves that change color in autumn and fall off every winter
A biome characterized by a hot, wet climate found near the equator Context: Some tropical forests are rain forests, where it rains much of the time; others have a wet and a dry season.
A biome in a temperate climate, including the American Midwest, the pampas in Central South America, and the steppes in central Eurasia Context: Antelope, bison, and wolves are among the animals that live in grasslands.

Marine Ecology Crossword

Marine Ecology Crossword

animal that eats fellow animals
orgaanism that breaks down other organisms
animal that feeds on bacteria
an eviroment with particuar types of organisms
moving spontaneously
role, function or job
animal that eats both plants and animals
"floating animals" animal form of plankton
common feeding at the same link on food chains
group of individuals
region of a coasttline, usually indented
bottom of a body of water (i.e the sea)
rapid often unpredictable growth
group consisting of both living organisms and the non living enviroment
one of a subclass (Copepoda) of minute shrimp-like
herbivores and carnivores that consume energy originally transformed into food by the primary producers
those pelagic animals that are active swimmers
substance required for growth
- upper portion of a lake, river or sea, sufficiently illuminated for photosynthesis to occur
animals having a backbone
an animal that feeds by removing either living or dead material suspended in the water
one of a class (Bacillariophyceae) of microscopic plankton organisms
the tendency of an object to rise or float
tiny, hair-like projections
an organism capable of synthesizing its organic nutrients directly from the sunlight energy or from inorganic nutrients
- a distinct feature of an organism that allows it to survive more easily in its environment
a simple plant, without a true stem
the vertical movement of water up to the ocean surface from the ocean floor
permanently attached; not free to move about
the passively drifting or weakly swimming organisms in marine and freshwater habitats
capture of light energy and its transformation into usable energy
an embryo
a group of interacting food chains

Major Ecosystems of the World Crossword

Major Ecosystems of the World  Crossword

A large, relatively distinct terrestrial region with a similar climate, soil, plants, and animals, regardless of where it occurs in the world
the treeless biome in the far north that consists of boggy plains covered by lichens and small plants such as mosses; has harsh, very cold winter and extremely short summers
a region of coniferous forest in the Northern Hemisphere; located just south of the tundra
a coniferous biome with cool weather, dense fog, and high precipitation
a forest biome that occurs in temperate areas with a moderate amount of precipitation
a grassland with hot summers, cold winters, and less rainfall than the temperate deciduous forest biome
a biome with mild, moist winters and hot, dry summers; vegetation is typically small-leaved evergreen shrubs and small tree
a biome in which the lack of precipitation limits plant growth; found in both temperate and subtropical regions
a tropical grassland with widely scattered trees or clumps of trees
a lush, species-rich forest biome that occurs where the climate is warm and moist throughout the year
a freshwater ecosystem such as a river or stream in which the water flows in a current
a body of fresh water that is surrounded by land and that does not flow; a lake or a pond
lands that shallow fresh water covers for at least part of the year; wetlands have a characteristic soil and water- tolerant vegetation
a coastal body of water, partly surrounded by land, with access to the open ocean and a large supply of fresh water from a river
the area of shore line between low and high tides
the ocean floor, which extends from the intertidal zone to the deep ocean trenches
the part of the pelagic environment that overlies the ocean floor from the shoreline to a depth of 200 m
the part of the pelagic environment that overlies the ocean floor at depths greater than 200 m
a marine ecosystem set aside to minimize human impacts and protect unique natural resources and historic sites

Unit 1 bingo Crossword

Unit 1 bingo Crossword

non-living chemical and physical parts of the environment that affect living organisms and the functioning of ecosystems.
a change or the process of change by which an organism or species becomes better suited to its environment
the largest biome out there
the variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat or ecosystem.
A large community of plants and animals that occupies a distinct region
the regions of the surface, atmosphere, and hydrosphere of the earth (or analogous parts of other planets) occupied by living organisms
are the living components of an ecosystem.
the statistics of weather, usually over a 30-year interval
a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common.
a barren area of land where little precipitation occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life.
a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment.
the tidal mouth of a large river, where the tide meets the stream
a large area covered chiefly with trees and undergrowth.
an area of low-lying land that is flooded in wet seasons or at high tide, and typically remains waterlogged at all times.
an individual animal, plant, or single-celled life form.
a thick subsurface layer of soil that remains frozen throughout the year, occurring chiefly in polar regions
all the inhabitants of a particular town, area, or country.
is the saltiness or dissolved salt content of a body of water
a wetland that is forested
the sometimes swampy coniferous forest of high northern latitudes, especially that between the tundra and steppes of Siberia and North America.
major regions in the Earth that share the same climate despite being in different geographical locations
a type of biome where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons.
a place where the land is covered by water, either salt, fresh or somewhere in between

All About Ocean Life Crossword

All About Ocean Life Crossword

The plankton that feeds on phytoplankton.
When a river meets the ocean.
The middle zone of a body of water.
The deepest zone in a body of water.
This will vary depending on the moons gravitational pool.
When large groups of people decide to visit the ocean.
Marine whales use this to communicate and/or locate food.
The zone closest to the surface.
Matter the settles towards the bottom of a liquid.
Fish bred for commercial use.
The coastal zone of an ocean.
A rising of seawater.
An industry that works by moving goods using ships.
Slightly salty.
Microscopic organisms that drift throughout the ocean.
Plant Plankton.
Larger plankton that eats phytoplankton.
A natural resource that comes from an living organism.
Relating to light.
The zone of a body of water there is little to no sunlight.
The ability to continue a defined trait.

Biomes Crossword

Biomes Crossword

Biomes are determined based on their what?
Different species have certain _______ that allow them to survive.
Where fresh water and salt water meet.
Tall, triangle like trees that shed old lives in the taiga.
Area dominated by grasses with hot and dry climates.
Place where wildfires help renews with climates ranging from warm to hot.
Where the air is exposed at the ows tide being submerged with the high tide in a marine enviornment.
Really dry place with little precipatation and can be really hot or really cold.
Imaginary line in the middle of the Earth that gets direct sunlight.
The area close to the shore in a marine biome most algae are.
Type of plant that sheds it's leaves in the when it gets cold.
An enviornment in where there are similar climates and organisms.
An extremly cold place that has permafrost ground and little percipitation.
Close to the tundra and very long cold winters and coniferious trees.
Biome where the soil isn't fertile and lots of percipitation.
when the ground is frozen forever.
A place of water that is salted and has a vast number of organisms.
A place of water that is shallow with organisms that can't live in the ocean.
The biome where there is water all around fresh and salt water.
Other than climate what is an abiotic factors determine what type of plants can grow in a biome.

"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

Aquatic Biomes Crossword

Aquatic Biomes Crossword

The ecosystem that blends freshwater with saltwater
A major abiotic factor of aquatic biomes
A major abiotic factor of aquatic biomes
A major abiotic factor of aquatic biomes
Freshwater has very little
Algae and amobas are examples of
Bodies of water surround by land
An area of land saturated with water mor part of the year
Plant found in wetlands
These ecosystems protect nearby land from floods and erosion
An ecosystem that can flow fast or slow
A plant found in rivers or streams
A partially enclosed body of water formed were a river flows into an ocean
A tree that grows in an estuary
Cordgrass has adaptations that help them get rid of excess
This biome includes saltwater ecosystems
The underwater zone from the shore to the edge of the continental shelf
Where the abyssal zone is found
This ecosystem extends from the edge of the continental shelf to its base
A forest found in the marine biome

Biomes Crossword

Biomes Crossword

large habitat that is both the coldest and the driest of all biomes
dry climates that receive less than 50 centimeters of rain each year
Has plants that retain water to survive the dryness.
Some moss and low lying plants survive. Summers last about 6 to 10 weeks, permafrost.
Animals that live within the thick cover of the uppermost branches of rain forest trees use loud vocalizaciones to defend their territory and attract mates. Tropical Grassland
Warm Temperatures and abundant rainfall occur all year.
Temperatures are warm throughout the year, with definite dry and rainy seasons .
Vegetation includes tall grasses with scattered trees and shrubs.
Temperatures are hot in the summer and cold in the winter precipitation is spaced evenly over the year.
Broadleaf forest dominates this biome, and deciduous trees loose their leaves in the winter.
This biome has long, cold winters and short, warm, humid summers.
Mammals have heavy fur coats to withstand the cold winters.
grassland with scattered trees, warm, meat eaters. in africa, australia, south Ameria
Otherwise known as Chaparral
An area of land where shrubs and small trees grow. The weather is usually dry and hot.
a flat grassland in tropical or subtropical regions
Deciduous Forest

Ocean Zones Crossword

Ocean Zones Crossword

producing own light
free swimming animals that move throughout the water column
tiny algae and animals that float in the water and are carried by waves
organisms that inhabit the ocean floor
deepest, dark part of the ocean
coastal inlets or bays where fresh water from rivers mixes with the salty water
most common plant in the marsh
hot water rises out of cracks in the ocean floor
these forests grow in cold neritic waters
ring shaped reef surrounding a shallow lagoon
these forests protect the coastline during storms
considered the top zone
smooth nearly flat region of the ocean floor
consists of may peaks