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Terrestrial Ecosystem Poster

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 1 page | Grades: 2 - 5

A poster explaining Terrestrial Ecosystems.

Use this resource when teaching students about different types of ecosystems.

Information on poster:

Terrestrial ecosystems exist on land and they include tropical rainforests, deserts, temperate grasslands, deciduous forests, tundras and coniferous forests. These terrestrial ecosystems are characterized by the average rainfall, average temperature and total land area. In total, terrestrial ecosystems occupy approximately 28% of the Earth’s surface. Tropical rainforests produce 45% of the Earth’s organic chemical energy, making them the largest elementary producers.


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