Terrestial_Biome_Chart - NAME Kaysha Barrett Terrestrial...

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NAME Kaysha Barrett Terrestrial Biomes Directions: Use what you have learned about the biomes to complete the chart. Name of Biome Description Climate Level of diversity (very moderately and very diverse) Threats to the biome Tropical Rainforest Tropical rainforests are rainforests that occur in areas of tropical rainforest climate in which there is no dry season. The average temperature in tropical rainforests ranges from 70 to 85°F (21 to 30°C). Over 3 million species live in the rainforest, and over 2,500 tree species. Logging interests cut down rainforest trees for timber used in flooring, furniture, and other items. Deciduous forest A deciduous forest is a biome dominated by deciduous trees which lose their leaves seasonally. The average temperature in temperate deciduous forests is 50°F (10°C). Summers are mild, and average about 70°F (21°C), while winter temperatures are often well below freezing. Temperate deciduous forests have a great variety of plant species. Flooding. Wildfires. Storms. Insect outbreaks. Coniferous Forest (Taiga) Taiga, generally referred to in North America as boreal forest or snow forest, is a biome characterized by

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