Ecosystems (Tropical Rainforests and Hot Deserts)

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Non-living features of an ecosystem
Abiotic
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Our Tropical Rainforest case study
Borneo
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A very large ecosystem
Biome
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Living features of an ecosystem
Biotic
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Our Hot Deserts case study
Thar Desert
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A community of plants and animals that interact with each other and their physical environment
Ecosystem
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A diagram that shows the direct links between organisms, in a
Food chain
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Which component in a food web gets its energy from the sun
Producer
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What component in a food web eats the producers?
Consumer
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What component in a food web eats the consumers?
Predator
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What species is considered to be the apex predator in the world?
Humans
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Typically, which biome is found around the Equator?
Tropical Rainforest
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Typically, which biome is found around the Tropics?
Hot deserts
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What is the main biome found in Europe?
Deciduous Forest
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Aside from hot deserts what other type of desert are there?
Cold Deserts
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Which insect species is endangered in the Epping Forest?
Stag Beetle
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In the rainforest what is the name of the roots which are above the ground?
Buttress Roots
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In the rainforest what are the woody vines which wrap themselves around trees called?
Lianas
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Cutting down trees, often on a very large scale
Deforestation
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Small scale, sustainable farming
Subsistence Farming
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Only the crucially needed trees are felled
Selective Logging
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An environmentally sustainable type of tourism
Ecotourism
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Another word for dry
Arid
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An area that receives less than 250mm of rainfall a year
desert
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What is the name of the long roots which reach down to access groundwater
Taproots
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Plants that store water well such as cacti
succulents
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Which renewable energy source is available in the Thar due to construction in Jaisalmer
Wind
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The variety of life in the world or a particular habitat
Biodiversity
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Exhausting the soil by over-cropping the land
Overcultivation
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What is the main source of drinking water in the Thar?
Ponds
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Our Tropical Rainforest case study

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Borneo

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A very large ecosystem

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Card 4

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Living features of an ecosystem

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Card 5

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Our Hot Deserts case study

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