Biome Teacher Resources
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Take a Tour of a Biome
Explore the five biomes: aquatic, desert, forest, grassland and tundra by using online resources to investigate one of the five biomes and use MediaBlender to create an informational web site for a tour of that biome. Note: Other software applications can be substituted.
4th - 6th Language Arts 9 Views 51 Downloads
Adapting to a New Biome
Students research animal found in biome where they live, explore its habitat, and transport animal to new biome where it currently could not possibly survive; students give animal adaptations so it can survive, and present to class using PowerPoint.
4th - 5th Science 6 Views 13 Downloads
Where in the World? Biomes of the Earth
Students research a biome. In this biomes of the Earth instructional activity, students discuss what they already know about ecology and view pictures of different biomes. Students work in groups to research a different biome. Students use the information they collect to create a slide presentation on their biome and then present it to the class.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 14 Views 8 Downloads
The Desert Biome
Young scholars explore the environment by creating a poster presentation. In this biome lesson, students identify the characteristics of a desert and the species which inhabit it. Young scholars create a bulletin board based on a specific biome such as savanna, tundra or rainforest.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 75 Downloads
The African Savanna
Are you thinking about taking your class to the local zoo? Kids of all ages love visiting exotic animals in order to learn about biodiversity, habitat, and animal adaptations. Here is a 44-page activity guide that provides educators with a wide variety of pre-trip activities intended to enhance the overall field trip experience.
1st - 5th Science 37 Views 28 Downloads
WWW = World Wide Wildlife
Through video, internet research, and hands-on activities, learners conduct a study of the interdependence between animals and the habitats they live in. They conduct Internet research independently in order to complete a report on a specific animal, its habitat, and many other facets of the ecosystem.
3rd - 6th Science 18 Views 66 Downloads
Learners investigate healthy eating habits by researching livestock. In this food sustainability lesson, students research the negative impact factory farming has on our environment due to pollution. Learners define agricultural vocabulary terms such as "sustainability" and "organic" before completing a worksheet titled "Livestock Grazing in Northern California.
4th - 12th Science 22 Views 65 Downloads
A Walk in the Tundra
Any teacher who is planning to read A Walk in the Tundra with their learners should enjoy this packet of worksheets that go along with the book. Students read the book in groups, then utilize the packet to help keep them on track while reading, and to respond to what they have read in a variety of ways.
4th - 6th Language Arts 7 Views 83 Downloads
Deep Sea Ecosystems: Extreme Living
Get deep with your elementary ecologists by introducing them to an extreme environment, the abyss. With a short video clip, a game that matches description cards to high-quality images projected on a screen, and a class discussion, learners will discover adaptations that allow organisms to survive in the deepest parts of the ocean.
2nd - 6th Science 49 Views 66 Downloads
Holt Earth Science 3 Climate Skills Worksheet
Get your scientists thinking critically about climate with this challenging worksheet, which has learners complete 10 analogies using climate terms. They also read a paragraph about monsoons in India and answer interpretation questions. Learners practice supporting claims as they agree or disagree with 3 statements, and finally refine the concepts they have learned by answering 3 critical thinking questions.
7th - 9th Science 34 Views 532 Downloads
Biome Organizer Chart
In this biome organizer chart worksheet, students use the triangular chart to research and list the names of animals that live in the tundra, coniferous forest, deciduous forest, tropical rain forest, grasslands, and desert. Students fill in six areas of the chart.
3rd - 6th Science 39 Views 370 Downloads
Rain Forest Biome and the Effects of Acid Rain
Students examine how acid rain affects the rain forest. They identify the causes of acid rain, determine how human behavior can affect the environment and discuss ways to prevent acid rain and acid rain damage to the rain forest.
6th - 12th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Sheffield Island Adaptation Activity
You don't have to visit The Maritime Aquarium to use this plan, but you would need to find a location where a variety of bird species live, re-write the activity worksheet to incorporate the local species, and purchase field guides for your local birds.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 1 Download