Why are there deserts and ice sheets on Earth?

Why are there deserts and ice sheets on Earth?

This lesson explains the reasons and consequences of the formation of climatic zones.


Author: Horváthné Kunstár Andrea, Kissné Gera Ágnes, Vízvári Albertné



polar region, tropics, desert, tropical zone, Tropical or arid region, temperate zone, cold zone, climate, zones, geographical zones, regions of vegetation, weather, sun rays, angle of inclination, warming, Africa, Sahara, North Pole, South Pole, Equator, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, temperature, precipitation, jungle, rainforest, tropical rainforest, deciduous forests, freeze, ice sheet, Earth, ground surface, seasons, summer, winter, autumn, spring, association, ecosystem, polar bear, Fennec fox, seal, Northern white-breasted hedgehog, mole, earthworm, camel, flashlight, vegetation, fauna, biology, geography, nature study, environmental studies, ecology, meteorology

Related items

Related items

Are all forests alike?

This lesson presents the different types of forests and their layers.

Deep in the Jungle

In this lesson you will find out where tropical rainforests are located on Earth and learn about their fauna and flora.

Join the caravan!

This lesson presents deserts and their flora and fauna.

Let's get to know the faces of forests!

In this lesson you will find out where deciduous forests are located on the Earth and their fauna and flora.

Let's go on a safari!

In this lesson you will find out where savannahs are located on Earth and will learn about their rich fauna and flora.

Let's watch polar lights

Let's find out interesting facts about the flora and fauna of polar regions and the living conditions in those areas!

Let's dive!

In this lesson you can learn about the flora and fauna of seas.

Finding information on climate maps

How to use climate maps and climate diagrams.

User manual

A guide about the meaning of icons found in digital lessons and the possibilities of using them.

Weather project

You can become meteorologists through fun group tasks.

Is water essential for life?

Water is one of the most important substances on Earth. Let's learn more about it.

Added to your cart.