Introduction to Biomes
Video Introduction to Biomes with music
A biome is a formation of plants and animals that have common characteristics due to similar climates and can be found over a range of continents.
Biomes of the World
Learn about the different biomes around the world.
On the Line - Tropical Rain Forests
Of all the many and varied natural environments to be found on the earth, perhaps the most awe-inspiring and popular are the tropical rain forests. Although it is the forests of the Amazon which spring most readily to mind..
Tundra-Cam is a LIVE and INTERACTIVE webcam located at an elevation of 11,600 feet in the Colorado Front Range..
What a flat, dull place the world would be without mountains! Covering about a fifth of the earth's surface, mountains are found on all continents..
The World's Biomes: Tundra
Tundra is the coldest of all the biomes. Tundra comes from the Finnish word tunturia, meaning treeless plain.
Mediterranean climate regions often have dense thickets of shrubs and trees associated with them. In California this vegetation is commonly called chaparral.
Biome/Habitat Animal Printouts - EnchantedLearning.com
Habitat Animal Printouts. The Earth has many different environments, varying in temperature, moisture, light, and many other factors. Each of these habitats has distinct life forms living in it, forming complex communities of interdependent organisms. A complex community of plants and animals in a region and a climate is called a biome.
About one quarter of the earth's land is in the grasslands. This biome can be found on every continent except Antarctica..
Shrublands include regions such as chaparral, woodland and savanna..
Blue Planet Biomes
In our site you will discover facts about our planet, its complex patterns of biomes, plants, and animals, and how climates ultimately determine the biomes of our Earth.
Woodland Explorer Walk
Discover Longshaw pond, an old holloway and Lawrence Field with it's medieval archaeology, before exploring Padley Woods.
Live From The Rainforest
Follow in Darwin’s footsteps, courtesy of PASSPORT TO KNOWLEDGE, to the heart of our planet's largest rainforest, guided by some of the world's leading biologists
A riparian zone or riparian area is the interface between land and a river or stream. Riparian is also the proper nomenclature for one of the fifteen terrestrial biomes of the earth.
Schools's Site: Pond Study
You can click on parts of the pond to learn about the plants and animals found in it. For more information on their habitats..
Introduction to Biomes