CRT Review 4 th Quarter Part 3 Obj

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CRT Review 4 th Quarter Part 3 Obj. 7. 0

CRT Review 4 th Quarter Part 3 Obj. 7. 0

 • What is a biome? • A biome is a geographic area characterized

• What is a biome? • A biome is a geographic area characterized by the same flora, fauna, and climate.

 • Which biome has the lowest yearly rainfall? • The desert

• Which biome has the lowest yearly rainfall? • The desert

 • What type of fauna might you expect to find in a tropical

• What type of fauna might you expect to find in a tropical zone? • Lizards, snakes, scorpions, …

 • Which type of organisms are most likely found in the temperate grasslands?

• Which type of organisms are most likely found in the temperate grasslands? • Grasses, food crops, bison.

 • Describe the basic characteristics of a temperate biome. • Moderate rainfall and

• Describe the basic characteristics of a temperate biome. • Moderate rainfall and temperatures. A variety of different sized animals.

 • In which biome are we located? • The temperate forest.

• In which biome are we located? • The temperate forest.

 • Which biome is described as having the most fertile soil? • The

• Which biome is described as having the most fertile soil? • The temperate grassland.

 • What are the two abiotic factors that determine the type of terrestrial

• What are the two abiotic factors that determine the type of terrestrial biome found in each region? • Temperature and precipitation.

 • How have animals in the desert adapted to surviving in a climate

• How have animals in the desert adapted to surviving in a climate with little water? • They have thick, scaly skin to reduce water loss, smaller in size, and are active at night.

 • Which biome is described as receiving less than 25 cm of rainfall

• Which biome is described as receiving less than 25 cm of rainfall per year and having rats, lizards, snakes, and scorpions? • The tropical desert.

 • What biome is characterized by extreme day and night temperatures, below average

• What biome is characterized by extreme day and night temperatures, below average rainfall, and a low variety of flora and fauna? • The tropical desert

 • Which biome is the most biologically diverse? • The tropical rain forest

• Which biome is the most biologically diverse? • The tropical rain forest

 • Which biome is described as having less that 25 cm of rainfall

• Which biome is described as having less that 25 cm of rainfall yearly, summer days that last 24 hours, and plants such as mosses and lichens? • The tundra

 • Describe the types of flora, fauna, temperature, and rainfall characteristic of the

• Describe the types of flora, fauna, temperature, and rainfall characteristic of the polar regions. • Very few plants, animals that are adapted to cold, below average temperature and precipitation.

 • What are the characteristics of the soil in the tropical rain forest?

• What are the characteristics of the soil in the tropical rain forest? • The soil is thin and nutrient poor.

 • Why don’t trees grow at higher elevation? • The growing season is

• Why don’t trees grow at higher elevation? • The growing season is too short because of the low temperatures.