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tundra
tropical rainfall
tropical deciduous forest
rain shadow
atmospheric
coriolis force
subsidence zones
hadley cell
ferrel cell
polar cell
solar equator
adiabatic cooling
weather
climate
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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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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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Climate and Weather Word Search

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sunny
storm
wind
clouds
atmosphere
sleet
snow
hail
rain
precipitation
evaporation
condensation
front
air mass
anemometer
rain gauge
temperature
thermometer
barometer
weather
climate
Tropical
Polar
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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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Biomes Word Search

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altitude
latitude
permafrost
Tundra
Deserts
chaparral
temperate grassland
savanna
temperate desiduous forest
temperate rain forest
understory
canopy
Emergent layer
Tropical rain forest
Climate

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Communities, Biomes, and Ecosystems Crossword

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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

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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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Biome Vocabulary Crossword

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part of Earth in which life exists including land, water, and air or atmosphere; Near to the earth's surface Biosphere
permanently frozen layer of soil beneath the surface of the ground, in the tundra Permafrost
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 plankton
a small, particular part of a habitat in which particular organisms live; for example, beneath the bark of a tree within a forest habitat microhabitat
The ability to keep in existence or maintain. A sustainable ecosystem is one that can be maintained. Maintain Equilibrium sustainability
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 Habitat loss
(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 succession
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 Deciduous Forest
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. Tropical Rain Forest
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. Grasslands

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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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World Geo Crossword

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the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period. Climate
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards heat, dryness, sunshine, wind, rain, etc. Weather
rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. Precipitation
Hot and humid Tropical
of, relating to, or denoting a region or climate characterized by mild temperatures. Temperate
of or relating to the North or South Pole. Polar
Heating of the pacific El nino
Cooling of water in pacific La nina
a gradual increase in the overall temperature Global warming
the trapping of the sun's warmth in a planet's lower atmosphere Greenhouse Effect
a large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat Biome
Mostly evergreen shrubs etc. Coniferous
a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment. Ecosystem
shedding its leaves annually. Deciduous
a region having little rainfall because it is sheltered from prevailing rain-bearing winds by a range of hills. Rainshadow
When sun crosses equator Equinox
climate is a zone of climate characterised by hot, usually humid summers and mild to cold winters. Humid Subtropical
Empty space hot and dry Desert
These climates generally have a pronounced dry season Tropical wet
a thick subsurface layer of soil that remains frozen throughout the year, occurring chiefly in polar regions. Permafrost
Asia, and North America in which the subsoil is permanently frozen. Tundra
Hills or mountains Highlands
Big storm Hurricane

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