Tundra Biome Project

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/tundra.htm and Wikipedia

Temperature and Seasonal Changes

Average Winter Temperature: -34 C

Average Summer Temperature: 3 - 12 C

Short summer only lasting from 6 to 10 weeks and the temperature barely warms up but there is 24 hours of sunlight for these short weeks.

Winter is almost entirely year round and is very harsh and bitterly cold.

Location of the Tundra Biome

The Tundra Biome is located in Northern United States ( Alaska), Canada, Russia, Europe (Scandinavian Peninsula),and all of the continent Antartica

Animal life in the Tundra

Arctic/Polar Fox: Carnivorous Height: 9.8 - 12 inches Weight: 3.1 - 21 lbs

Arctic Wolves: Carnivorous Height: 25 - 30 inches Weight: 75 - 125 lbs

Caribou/Reindeer: Herbivorous Height: 2.9 - 4.9 feet Weight: 180 - 400 lbs

Ermine: Carnivorous Height: 6.8 - 8.5 inches Weight: 9.1 lbs

Grizzly Bear: Omnivore Height: 7 feet Weight: 290 - 600 lbs

Harlequin Duck: Omnivore Height: 17.3 centimeters Weight: 4.5 - 5.5 lbs

Musk Ox: Herbivore Height: 3.6 - 4.9 feet Weight: 400 - 900 lbs

Polar Bear: Carnivore Height: 4.4 feet Weight: 330 - 990 lbs

Snowy Owl: Carnivore Height: 52-71 centimeters Weight: 4.5 lbs

Plant Life in the Tundra

Caribou Moss

Bear Berry

Arctic Moss

Diamond Leaf Willow

Labrador Tea

Pasque Flower

Tufted Saxifrage

People Involved

~Jack

~Maia

~Jackson

~Max