Biomes of the World: Deciduous Forest

Our final stop on our trip around the world was the deciduous forest of Europe. Wikipedia describes a deciduous forest as:  forests that are dominated by trees that lose their leaves each year. They are found in areas with warm, moist summers and mild winters.

Biomes of the World: Sahara Desert

From Antarctica we traveled almost directly north to the Sahara Desert in Africa on our trip around the world. The Merriam-Webster dictionary describes a desert as: arid land with usually sparse vegetation; especially: such land having a very warm climate and receiving less than 10 inches of sporadic rainfall annually

Biomes of the World: Ice Cap

From the Amazon Rainforest we traveled south to the ice cap of Antarctica on our trip around the world. Google defines an ice cap as: a covering of ice over a large area, especially on the polar region of a planet.  

Biomes of the World: Temperate Rainforest

The first stop on our world tour was a temperate rainforest in North America. This is very similar to the biome we live in, so it was a great place to start. Although, I think the idea of a temperate rainforest confused Farm Kid1 a little bit. He’s only ever heard about tropical rainforests. I …