Can you name one of the major biomes on Earth?
A biome is a large area on Earth with similar climate, plants, and animals. Biomes include deserts, tundra, taiga, temperate forests, and more. A biome is determined by its latitude, elevation, and the local climate.
Biomes: Explore the Different Earth Environments
Biomes are large, distinct areas of the world with similar climates, plants, and animals. There are many biomes including the temperate forest, deciduous forest, tundra, taiga, deserts, grasslands, and tropical rainforests. There are many ecosystems that make up a biome. The climate of each biome is determined by its location, latitude, elevation, and nearby bodies of water.
Most biomes in the world are actually composed of a mix of different habitats and ecosystems. The largest biome in the world is the Taiga biome, which covers 11% of the world's land area. The Antarctic Tundra biome is one of the coldest biomes in the world, with temperatures reaching as low as -89°C!
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Which biome do you think would be the most interesting to explore?
How do the different biomes interact with each other?
Which biome is characterized by extremely cold temperatures and little precipitation?
Which biome is known for its dense vegetation, high temperatures, and heavy rainfall?
Work together in pairs: Q: What is one way that humans can help protect the world's biomes?