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biomes honors biology mcneece
Test on Wednesday, 8 May 2013.
An ____ is made up of abiotic factors and biotic factors.
Abiotic factors are ____ and biotic factors are ____.
A ____ is made up of living things.
A community contains several ____.
all organisms of the same species in an area
A population ____ to adapt to a ecosystem. The population interacts with ____ and ____.
____ contend for resources.
2 different species can't coexist in a community if they share the same ____.
method to use the resources available
a predator/prey relationship
a relationship in which both species benefit
a relationship in which 1 species benefits and the other is indifferent
a relationship that benefits 1 species and harms the other
an ecosystem based on climate
How many terrestrial biomes are there?
What are the names of each of the biomes?
Abiotic factors of tundra.
long, cold winters
permafrost (permanently frozen underlayer)
Biotic factors of tundra.
few plants (small)
few animals year round
During the summer months, animals migrate to the tundra
What are two other names for taiga?
coniferous rain forest
Abiotic factors of taiga.
very cold winter (long)
short cool summers with rain
Biotic factors of taiga.
tall trees (evergreen)
understory (close to ground) does not contain too many plants
small shrubs (ferns [tolerant of minimal light])
lots of animals
What is another name for temperate forest?
temperate deciduous forest
Abiotic factors of temperate forest.
cold winters & warm summers
Biotic factors of temperate forest.
deciduous trees (loses leaves in winter)
understory made up of tall trees, small trees, and shrubs
animals that hibernate
Abiotic factors of temperate grassland.
soil is great for growing crops
Biotic factors of temperate grassland.
low growing plants
taller grass (more rain)
shorter grass (less rain)
bison/buffalo (grazing animal)
Abiotic factors of savanna.
cool, dry winters
hot, wet summers
Biotic factors of savanna.
grasses (not a lot of trees)
lost of animals (grazing and predators)
Abiotic factors of desert.
very little rainfall
hot day, cold night
Biotic factors of desert.
few plants (adapted to little water)
Abiotic factors of tropical rainforest.
always wet (lots of rain)
Biotic factors of tropical rainforest.
largest selection of living things (plants and animals)
epiphyte (plant that grows on other plants)
What are the three layers of the tropical rainforest (top to bottom)?
What are the two different types of marine biomes?
ocean (salt water)