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Permafrost
Estuary
Biome
Marsh
Wetland
Tributary
Littoral Zone
Tundra
Desert
Open Water Zone
Savanna
Deep water zone
Abiotic
Marine
Swamp
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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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Marine Ecosystems Crossword

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A ecosystem that is based on salty water marine
a microscopic photosynthetic organism phytoplankton
consumers that feed on phytoplankton Zooplankton
zone where the ocean meets the land intertidal
zone where water becomes deeper towards the continental shelf Neritic
This zone is the deep water in the ocean oceanic
this zone is also know as the sea floor benthic
this provides food for the coral reefs algae
this is where fresh water from streams and rivers meets with ocean water estuary
a small stream that feeds into a river is called a tributary
fresh water zone closest to the shore littoral
a treeless wetland ecosystem where plants such as cattails and rushes grow marsh
a wetland ecosystem where trees and vines grow swamp
a tropical grassland with scattered clumps of trees Savanna
hot, dry regions that support a variety of plants and animals deserts
this forest gets up to 400 cm of rainfall each year rain
a non living factor is called this abiotic
a geographic area characterized by certain types of plant and animal communities biome
these forests produce seeds and cones coniferous
preferred living site in a rain forest canopy

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Exploring Ecology Word Search

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MrJenkinsclass
water
sand
estuary
plankton
marine ecosystems
tundra
desert
savanna
forest biome
adaptation
pioneer species
succession
nitrogen cycle
pollinator
coevolution
parasite
parasitism
commensalism
mutualism
sysmbiosis
warning coloration
defensive chemicals
camouflage
predator
prey
competition
carrying capacity
limiting factors
energy pyramid
foodweb
foodchain
omnivores
carnivore
herbivore
producers
biosphere
ecosystem
community
population
abiotic
biotic
ecology

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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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Biome crossword puzzle!

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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

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Biomes Crossword

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

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Land Biomes, Marine Biomes, and Fresh Water Crossword

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We live in this land biome. Temperate Deciduous Forests
This land biome has the most biological diversity. Tropical Rainforests
Microscopic, photosynthetic, organism. Phytoplankton
This marine biome goes down as deep as light penetrates. Neretic Zone
In this marine biome, ocean meets land. Intertidal Zone
Consumers that eat phytoplankton. Zooplankton
In this land biome, it does not rain a lot but there are many lakes and ponds. Arctic Tundra
Soil below the surface that is always frozen. Permafrost
You can find this land biome in Southwest United States and Northern Africa. Desert
In this land biome, trees stay green all year long. Coniferous Forests
This marine biome is the sea floor. Benthic Zone
Salinity, temperature, sunlight, depth, and distance. These are all-what? Abiotic Factors
This land biome is above the timber line. Alpine Tundra
In this land biome, fires prevents trees from growing. Temperate Grasslands
This marine biome is past the continental shelf. Oceanic Zone
An ecosystem based on salt water. Marine
A geographic area characterized by certain types of plants and animals. Biome
These lakes and ponds don't move. They are-? Still Waters
Where land meets water in fresh water. Littoral Zone
A fresh water zone that is deeper than light reaches. Deep Water Zone
A fresh water zone that goes as deep as light reaches. Open Water Zone
A smaller stream or river that empties into the bigger one. Tributary

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Chapter 2-3 Crossword Puzzle

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A gradual development of a community overtime. Succession
The pioneer species in primary succession Lichens
The pioneer species in secondary succession. Crabgrass
The burning of fossil fuels. Combustion
The process of water vapor turning into a liquid. Condensation
The change of liquid water into water vapor. Evaporation
When water moves from the atmosphere to the land and ocean. Precipitation
When plants use carbon dioxide to make sugars. Photosynthesis
The breakdown of dead materials. Decomposition
When sugar molecules are broken down to release energy. Respiration
A geographic area characterized by plant and animal species. Biome
Nonliving factors in an environment. Abiotic
A grassland with scattered clumps of trees. Savanna
Hot, dry regions that support a variety of plants and animals. Desert
The biome that permafrost is found in. Arctic Tundra
Microscopic photosynthetic organisms that float near the surface of the water. Phytoplankton
Consumers that feed on phytoplankton. Zooplankton
The zone where coral reefs can be found. Neritic
Algae found in the Sargasso Sea. Sargassum
Where fresh water from streams and rivers spills into the ocean. Estuary

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Aquatic Biomes Crossword

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

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fresh water Word Search

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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

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