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 English Language Arts
Where in the World? Biomes of the Earth
Students research a biome. In this biomes of the Earth lesson, 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 English Language Arts
The Desert Biome
Students 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. Students create a bulletin board based on a specific biome such as savanna, tundra or rainforest.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
New Review Habitats
Explore six different habitats—wetlands, rainforest, savannah, desert, city, and cultivated land—to determine which habitat factors (food, water, shelter, and space) are high, medium, or low in each. Learners also use maps of Africa to determine which habitats would be most suitable for cheetahs.
4th - 6th Science
Native Americans ~ Biomes Web Quest/deserts
Students identify the biomes of each region: mountains, forests, plains, tundra, desert. They identify and describe features of North American desert (Mojave, Sonoron, Great Basin. Chihuahaun). They identify what we are doing today is different from what they saw on the Internet.
4th Social Studies & History
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 CCSS: Designed
Hands on Biome-Building
Students explore Earth science by participating in an environment activity. In this biome lesson, students discuss the importance of a healthy ecology in order to sustain life, both animal and plant. Students utilize a cardboard or wood box to create a biome which they share with the class.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts