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East Africa: Savannas

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FC: East Africa | Welcome! | sobia syeda

1: The region | East Africa is near the equator, exactly4o N and 4o S Latitude, and 34o E and 41o E longitude. | East Africa's climate is surprisingly cool and dry for it's latitude

2: People make a living by farming

3: wet seasons are influenced by warm, moist, monsoonal north-westerlies. These winds, originating in equatorial regions, bring prolific rains to northern coastal areas. | With dry south-east winds (moister on the east coast), cooler temperatures, greater temperature variation during the day, clear skies and low humidity. Light rains may fall, particularly in the south-east portions, during the early months but can occur in any month.

4: One out of the few ecosystems in east Africa are Savannas.

5: Savannas are mostly rolling grasslands. | Savannas

7: The Savannas in east Africa are filled with a lot of organisms. Since it's similar to grasslands it contains many plants. There is a lot of bark that can be used to build houses, and such in farms. | Biotic and Abiotic factors

8: Some communities in Savannas include farms, where people work together to get food from crops. | Communities

9: One of the populations found in East African Savannas | Population

10: Organisms | Baobab Tree (plant) | Found in Savannas

11: Mushroom (fungus) | Plasmodium (Protist)

13: The Baobab Tree is a Eukaryotic organism. It's multi-cellular, and autotrophic, meaning it can make it's own food. It reproduces like any organism in the plant kingdom.

14: In page 5, Communities include in many plants. They provide food, oxygen and much more for other organisms like animals.

15: HOw do plants help their surroundings?

16: Overall, I learned that about East Africa's ecosystems and much of it's organisms.

17: I learned how all these factors Interact with each other and make a living in the Savannas. | most of all I learned more about one of Africa's most amazing landforms.

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  • Title: East Africa: Savannas
  • About the region, East Africa, and it's Savannas. Includes Climate, Ecosystems, Organisms, and such.
  • Tags: east africa, savanna, science, s.s., ecosysytems
  • Published: about 5 years ago