Directions: Today and tomorrow you will use the website, http://www.mbgnet.net/index.html, to find out how different biomes support different varieties of life. You will explore 6 biomes and 6 ecosystems, answering 75 questions about them. This is a lab grade and is due on Thursday.
What are the two types of rainforest?
Where would you find tropical rainforests?
Where would you find temperate rainforests?
Which one has greater diversity?
How many inches of rain a year must a forest receive to be considered a tropical rainforest?
Fifty seven percent of all tropical rainforests are found in Latin America. Other tropical rainforests are located in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands (25% of the world's tropical rainforests) and West Africa (18%). Make a pie graph showing this information.
In which type of rainforest would you find moss, lichens, or ferns?
The special characteristics that enable plants and animals to be successful in a particular environment are called ____________________.
What are some adaptations organisms have that allow them to survive in a rainforest?