Welcome to Science and the Environment Ecosystems Wiki!

This wiki was created so students can share information about their assigned biomes. The required information for each biome is:
  • Location and Geography of Biome (Include Neighboring Biomes)
  • Climate of Biome
  • Vegetation Types and Adaptations
  • Animals of Biome and Adaptations
  • Major Products/Exports/Goods/Services of Biome
  • Current/Major Stresses - Human Impacts on Biome
  • Sources/Citations and Links Page

Biomes

Tundra
Taiga
Deciduous Forest
Chapparal
Desert
Savanna
Tropical Rainforest
Alpine
Lakes-Ponds
Freshwater Wetland
Estuaries
Coral Reef
Oceans
River
Salt Marshes/Mangroove Swamps

Pennsylvania State Standards:

7.2 - The Physical Characteristics of Places and Regions

7.2.12.A - Analyze the physical characteristics of places and regions including the interrelationships among the components of Earth's physical systems.
7.2.12.B - Analyze the significance of physical processes in shaping the character of places and regions.

4.6 - Ecosystems and their Interactions

4.6.12.A - Analyze the interdependence of an ecosystem.
4.6.12.B - Analyze the impact of cycles on the ecosystem.