Eastern Canadian Shield Taiga

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by amberhedquist
Last updated 4 years ago

Discipline:
Science
Subject:
Ecosystems
Grade:
4,5,6,7,8,9,10

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Eastern Canadian Shield Taiga

SEDGE

MOOSE

RED FOX

LICHEN

SNOWSHOE HARE

SPRUCE TREE

CARIBOU

LYNX

Moss Can Mend!

Sphagnum Moss- dry=absorbent and mildly antiseptic- 1st and 2nd World War- wound dressings- potting mix- reduces fungal infections

Amber Hedquist

Animalia- OspreyPlantae- Labrador TeaFungi- Batrachochytrium Dendrobatidis (Bd)Protista- Besnoitia tarandiEubacteria- Blue-green Algae

- They don't drop their leaves (conserves energy)- Energy for structural growth- Conical shape of branches lessens chance of breakage- Waxy coating on needles

EASTERN CANADIAN SHIELD TIAGA

Kingdoms

Everlasting Evergreens!

&

- Summer: 59 to 68 °F- Winter: -65 to 30° FEach last 6 Months

Climate:

-Beaver: Utilizes teeth to fall trees and build dams-Snowshoe Hare and Ermine: Brown coat to White coat- Hibernation and Migration- Mice, Moles, and Garter Snakes live in tunnels under snow

Adaptations

An energy pyramid, as shown below in addition to the food web, demonstrates that 10% of the energy at one trophic level is transferred to the next level above it. This loss of energy is due to the release of heat energy.

Therefore..

As seen in the pyramidial structure, the amount of chemical energy in the form of food drastically decreases as it is used by the organisms in the escalating levels.


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