Type
Crossword
Description

This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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

    Customize    

Biomes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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

    Customize    

biome Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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

    Customize    

Biomes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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

    Customize    

Ecology Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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

    Customize    

Geography of Asia Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

Also called the Middle East Southwest Asia
Asia is the largest _____. Continent
The most populated metropolitan area in the world Tokyo
Highest mountain range in the world Himalayas
Highest Peak in World Everest
Longest river in Asia Yangtze
Lowest place on earth DeadSea
Asia is connected to this continent. Europe
Subcontinent that collided with Asia 50 million years ago Indian
Name given to "super continent" Pangaea
Control much of the climate in the rainforests monsoons
Some animals in the rainforest are on the brink of ______________. extinction
Climate in the rainforest hot
Natural resource in Russia and Middle East oil
China is Asia's top producer of this valuable resource coal
Occupation for 2/3 of Asia farming
Major crop rice
Evergreen forest in North Asia taiga
World's deepest lake Baikal
Coldest desert Gobi
Region in Russia Siberia

    Customize    

Biomes Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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

    Customize    

Taiga Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

This word search contains the following answers:

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

    Customize    

The Taiga Biome Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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

    Customize    

Forests Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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

    Customize    

Weathering and Erosion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

What type of weathering breaks smaller pieces of rock from larger pieces Mechanical
What type of weathering slowly dissolves rock chemical
What is the process in which wind, water, gravity transport soil? Erosion
When farmers change crops to protect nutrient depletion. Crop rotation
When farmers grow a crop between seasons to prevent erosion. cover crop
Creating a series of steps so that farming can occur on a steep hill Terracing
Leaving the previous season's stalks behind to prevent erosion. no till
Refers to the pore space in soil taken up by water or oxygen porosity
Water dissolves and carries nutrients in topsoil to lower layers leaching
The top layer of soil topsoil
The most fertile section of topsoil humus
The layer of rock beneath soil layers bedrock
When water in the air causes chemical change oxidation
Repeated freezing and thawing in cracks of rock ice wedging
Type of weathering in which harder rock weathers less than softer rock differential
When limestone is dissolved underground, you get a... cave
When pollution and rain weather together. acid rain
Grinding away of rock abrasion
Agent of mechanical weathering wind
Agent of chemical weathering water
Living agent of mechanical weathering plants
Rock that is the source of the fragments parent rock
Protecting soil from nutrient loss or erosion soil conservation
When water slows and drops sediment deposition
Deposition that occurs as a body of water slows to flow into another delta
Sediment deposits here when a river overflows its banks (pg.318) floodplain
a fan-shaped deposion on land alluvial fan
As a mountain ages, its peaks become (rounder/sharper) rounder

    Customize