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pond
wetland
freshwater
saltwater
tropical rainforest
habitat
swamp
ocean
woodland
rainforest
artic
desert

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

fresh water Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

aquifer
artesian water
bogs
forced
fresh water
gases
geyser
glaciers
groundwater
heated gases
icebergs
lakes
marshes
natural spring
ocean
ponds
pressure
river system
runoff
saturated zone
steam
stream
swamps
underground water
unsaturated zone
water
water table
watershed
well
wetlands

Biomes Crossword

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

Habitats Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The place an animal lives it its_______. habitat
All the living and nonliving things in a place make up an_____________. environment
The way an animal looks to help it hide is called______. camouflage
The order in which animals eat other living things is called a_________. foodchain
Some animals_____, or stay in a deep sleep in the summer. estivate
An armadillo's hard plates are an________. adaptation
Some animals_______, or go into a deep sleep through the winter. hibernate
Many animals______ to warmer places to find food. migrate
This habitat gets lots of rain. rainforest
This habitat is the home to a raccoon. forest
This is a fresh water habitat. pond
This habitat is very hot and dry. desert
Polar bears call this habitat their home. tundra
This is a salt water habitat. ocean

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

Nature Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

sea
bushes
erosion
mushrooms
fungi
bog
stream
coral reef
fish
shark
suburban
city
wilderness
swamp
marsh
mountains
nature
rainforest
forest
desert
zebra
lake
pond
river
animals
hurricane
water
ocean
sand
beach
leaves
colourful
spring
fall
winter
summer
snowman
snowball
snowflake
tornado
flood
blizzard
hail
plants
lightning
thunder
storm
vegetables
sleet
snow
rain
fruit
weather
clouds
trees
flower

fresh water Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

aquifer
artesian zone
bogs
fresh water
geyser
glaciers
groundwater
icebergs
lakes
marshes
natural spring
ocean
pond
ponds
river system
runoff
saturated zone
swamps
unsaturated zone
water
water table
watershed
well
wetlands

Ecosystems Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

ecosystem
tundra
rainforest
migrate
habitat
environment
camouflage
saltwater
organism
instinct
grassland
desert
cactus
resources
mimicry
hibernate
freshwater
community
adaptation

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

7th Grade Science Biome Cross Word Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

rain forest with moderate temperatures Temperate
a leafy roof formed by the tallest trees Canopy
area mostly populated by grasses and non woody plants Grasslands
soil that is frozen all year long Permafrost
Boreal forest contains what type of tree? coniferous trees
Fresh water body of water that is larger than a pond? Lake
part of the ocean where light penetrates a few hundred meters surface zone
where fresh water meets salt water of the ocean estuary
rain forest found near or on the equator tropical
plants grow well in shade under the canopy understory
forest where trees shed their leaves deciduous
extremely cold and dry tundra
body of fresh water that is large and has a strong current river