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

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

Taiga Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

migratory birds
canada
rabbits
moose
bobcat
lynx
wildfires
dew
snow
rain
russia
norway
subarctic
spruce
pine
coniferous
forest
boreal

The Taiga Biome Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

One of the main seasons in the Taiga Biome. Winter
The main type of tree in the Taiga Biome. Coniferous
What coniferous trees are also known as. Evergreens
What evergreens tend to be in the Taiga Biome. Thin
What animals tend to be in the Taiga Biome. Predators
What predators in the Taiga Biome hunt. Herbivores
The type of deer that tend to be found in the Taiga Biome. Red
The family of animals minks and ermine (found in the Taiga Biome) belong to. Weasel
What most precipitation falls as mostly in Summer in the Taiga Biome. Rain
What the Taiga Forest is susceptible to. Wildfires

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

Ecology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

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

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

Ecology Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A group of animals of the same type in an area. Population
A relationship in which both species benefit. mutualism
Environmental factors that are conisdered living. Biotic
Animal being hunted is called: prey
Another name for a species found in the third trophic level. Carnivore
Eats both meat and plants omnivore
A place in which inorganic carbon is stored. Atmosphere
The sphere that contains all the liquid, solid, gaseous water. Hydrosphere
The biome that contains fescue grasses. Grasslands
This type of forest biome contains mainly coniferous trees Boreal
The sphere that supports all living organisms. Biosphere
The completmentary process to photosynthesis. Cellular Respiration
The process that creates sugar and water. Photosynthesis
Temperature, climate, rocks, soil etc... all represent ___________ factors. abiotic
Deep, cold, nutrient poor fresh waters are referred to as: oligotrophic
Humans and other mammals breathe out. Carbon dioxide
The chemical compound, CH4, is which type of carbon? inorganic
A simple feeding relationship in the ecosystem. Food chain
A species that is considered a nuisance would be called a: Pest
A kitten and a flea represent which type of relationship. parasitism
The type of bacteria that take nitrogen from the soil and return it to the atmosphere. denitrifying
The maximum population size a particular species that a given ecosystem can sustain. carryingcapacity
Biome with the shortest growing season. Tundra
When a toxin builds up in the tissue of an organism that is called: bioaccumulation

Biomes Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The tundra has short and soggy ____________. summers
What layer does the tundra have? permafrost
The tundra has long and cold ________. winters
Animals in the tundra ________ to avoid harsh winters. migrate
The coniferous forest has _____ temperatures. mild
The coniferous forest has _____ dry summers. cool
The coniferous is also known as the ______. taiga
Many animals in the Taiga are _________. browsers
Many animals in each biome have a __________ _____. varieddiet
Animals in the deciduous forest eat _________. flowers
Some animals in the deciduous forest ____________. hibernate
The desert has very little _______________________. precipitation
The desert has soils rich in ____________. minerals
Many animals in the desert are ______________. nocturnal
The tundra has ______ precipitation. low

Forests Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

There are 4 of these in the taiga seasons
the average annual _________ is 32 Temperature
worlds largest biome taiga
type of forest that gets the most rain tropicalrainforest
month with the most rain in the temperate deciduous forest may
where we live deciduousforest
tropical rain forest only has one season, which is what? summer
the _______ rain forest is the worlds largest tropical rainforest amazon
month with the lowest amount of rain in the tropical rain forest September
major threats to all forests deforestation
th tropical rain forst has the most _____ in the world trees
the temperate deciduous forest has how many zones? five
the taiga and deciduous forest animals do what during the winter? hibernation
_____ go dormant in the winter plants