Science! Mrs. Johnson

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Science! Mrs. Johnson
2015-05-12 17:58:52

All the vocabulary in chapter six.
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  1. Biome
    one of Earth's large ecosystem, with its own kinds of climate, soil, plants, and animals.
  2. Grasslands
    A biome where grasses, not trees, are the main Plant life.
  3. Taiga
    A cool forest biome of conifers in the  paper Northern Hemisphere.
  4. Tundra
    Large, treeless plain in the arctic regions, where the ground is frozen all year.
  5. Desert
    A sandy or rocky biome, with little precipitation and plant life.
  6. Deciduous forest
    A forest biome with many kinds of trees that lose their leaves in each autumn.
  7. Tropical rainforests
    A hot biome near the equator, with much rainfall and a wide variety of life.
  8. Evaporation
    the low changing of a liquid I to gas.
  9. Condensation
    The changing of has into a liquid.
  10. Precipitation
    Any form of water particles that fall from the atmoshpere and fall to the ground.
  11. Water cycle
    The continuous movement of water between earths surface and air, changing from luquid to gas to liquid.
  12. Carbon cycle
    The continuous exchange of carbon dioxide and oxygen a oung living things.
  13. Nitrogen cycle
    The continuous trapping of nitrogen gas into compounds in the soil and it returns to the air.
  14. Ecological succession
    the gradual replacement of one community by another.
  15. pioneer species
    The first Species living in an otherwise known lifless area.
  16. Pioneer community
    the first community onece thriving in a lifless area.
  17. Climax community
    the final stage of succession in an area, unless a   majior change happens.
  18. What are re the six major biomes.?
    Taiga, deciduous forest, tropical rainforest, desert, tundra, grassland.