Biome Teacher Resources
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New Review Reduce Our Carbon Footprint, Let’s Compost!
Roll up your sleeves and get a little dirty with this elementary and middle school compost lesson. All you need is a large plastic container, a couple old newspapers, some organic waste, and a few hundred worms and you're ready to start composting in your classroom.
4th - 8th Science 16 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Biome Exchange - Send the "Stuff" Not The Kids
Students exchange ecological information with students from different geographic biomes. They box up the "unique ecologically significant features" of their area, send the box to another class in another area and then receive a similar presentation from them.
4th - 12th Science 4 Views 52 Downloads
Tenth graders research locations of biomes and their barriers. In this biomes lesson, 10th graders examine location, environmental conditions, and species of plants and animals that live in the biome. Students take notes and create a poster or product to share with their peers.
10th Science 6 Views 32 Downloads
Scrapping the Biomes
Fifth graders investigate biomes of the earth. In this biomes instructional activity, 5th graders explore eight different biomes which include the tropical rain forest, deciduous forest, grasslands, and taiga. They design an artistic scrapbook that shows the characteristics of their assigned biome which they research using the Internet and books.
5th Science 4 Views 23 Downloads
Biomes and Climates
Sixth graders discuss climate and trends they notice in a map of the climate zones as well as the relationship between Earth and the sun and the role it play's in a region's climate. Working in groups of four, 6th graders complete a worksheet then have a class discussion over the assignment.
6th Social Studies & History 23 Views 48 Downloads
A Population and a Biome
How does the availability of resources affect a population? Eager ecologists explore the answer through a multi-generation population simulation game, collecting and analyzing data, then researching a biome. The end products are an Excel graph of data and a PowerPoint presentation about a particular biome.
6th - 8th Science 27 Views 36 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Fall 1-The Rain Forest Biome and the Effects of Acid Rain - Biology Teaching Thesis
High schoolers explain why rain forests have great biodiversity, and list each layer of a rain forest and tell an organism that lives in each. They identify the cause of acid rain and its affect on a rain forest. Students hypothesize the effects of water and sulfuric acid on a leaf and identify the steps of the scientific method.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
Biome-Ecology Unit with a "Design a Zoo" Extension
Students participate in a three part unit about biomes. Part one, students research the biomes of North America and part two consists of research on zoos and a field trip to a zoo. While part three ties together the first two when students design a section of a zoo to be built in South Africa displaying animals from North America.
9th - 10th Science 10 Views 31 Downloads
Rising Tides: Climate Change and the Sea
Explore the issue of rising sea levels through an examination of data, satellite photos, and human interest stories. High schoolers work with groups to research and determine, based on data, whether or not sea levels are indeed rising,. Then they develop a proposal to local government regarding what actions should be taken to respond to sea level changes.
9th - 12th Science 13 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Statistical Study of Three Biomes
Students collect data from one of three selected biomes. Data are then organized and statistically analyzed. This project engages students of different backgrounds grouped cooperatively in a relevant outdoor hands-on learning experience.
9th - 10th Science 4 Views 17 Downloads