This link has a simple explanation of grasslands. Grasslands are wide expanses of land filled with low growing plants such as grasses and wildflowers. The amount of rain is not enough to grow tall trees and produce a forest, but it is enough to not form a desert. The temperate grasslands have seasons including a hot summer and a cold winter.
Exploring the Prairie
From Camp Silos
Check out the quick facts, scavenger hunt, work on a prairie problem, and more.
Grasslands – What Plants and Animals Are Found in Them?
From Easy Science for Kids
What is a grassland, exactly? In America, we call them prairies. In South America, they’re known as pampas. In Russia and the Ukraine, they’re called steppes. And you’ve probably heard of the African savannah – also a type of grassland.
From Kids Do Ecology
The name for this biome – temperate grasslands – is a great description for what it is like here. The most important plants in this biome are grasses!