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What are living parts also known as in an ecosystem?
plants and animals.
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Can you name 5 things in an ecosystem that arent living?
soil, sunlight (solar energy), rainfall, oxygen, carbon dioxide, rocks.
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What are the 6 main biomes?
Tundra, coniferous forest, grassland/savannah, Desert, Tropical rainforest, deciduous forest.
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Where on the globe is the tropical rainforest usually found?
situated around the equator, recieves more than 200cm of rain per year
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how much rain per year does a desert biome recieve?
less than 25cm.
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What terrain would you expect in a tundra region?
Too cold for trees to grow, the ground is always frozen, very little percipitation.
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What are the three main things you need for a thriving biomass?
Energy, water and food.
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Can you name 1 major rainforest region and one famous desert region in the world?
Amazon rainforest, sahara desert.
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in the nutrient cycle where are most nutrients stored?
in the large biomass.
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What are the 4 main layers of a rainforest?
the emergent, the canopy, the understory and the forest floor.
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What are the 4 main flows of water in a rainforest?
system flow, percipitation and evaporation.
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Can you name 5 things in an ecosystem that arent living?

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soil, sunlight (solar energy), rainfall, oxygen, carbon dioxide, rocks.

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What are the 6 main biomes?

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Where on the globe is the tropical rainforest usually found?

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how much rain per year does a desert biome recieve?

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