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What are biomes?
Biomes are regions of the world with similar climate (weather, temperature)
animals and plants. There are terrestrial biomes (land) and aquatic
biomes, both freshwater and marine.
Would you like to know what the weather is like in different biomes around the world? How
about the types of plants and animals that live in these biomes? Here you will find all sorts of information about the
How many biomes are there?
There is really no completely right answer to this question. Some people say there are
only 5 major types of biomes: aquatic, desert, forest, grassland, and tundra. Others split
biomes further. Forests are separated into rainforest, temperate forest, chaparral, and
taiga; grasslands are divided into savanna and temperate grasslands; and the aquatic biome
is split into freshwater and marine.
Links to more information:
Kids Konnect: Biomes
Enchanted Learning: Biomes
Major Biomes of the World
NASA - Mission: Biomes
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