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Arranged as an interactive lesson, this presentation focuses on the six world biomes. Upcoming biologists click on a specific biome and a slide lists its location, description, native plants, and animals. A quiz provides learners with factors, and they identify the biome.
6th - 8th Science 50 Views 262 Downloads
Exploring Biomes Lesson 2: Biome Research
Learners view a PowerPoint presentation on biomes and their classifications. Divide them into groups and assign them each an individual biome to research. There are pictures of the PowerPoint slides and notes about what to teach for each, but a direct link to the presentation is not provided.
6th - 10th Science 61 Views 290 Downloads
Biomes of the World (and Canada)
Students explore environments by analyzing food chains. In this biome identification lesson, students define a list of environmental vocabulary terms such as tundra, rain-forest and desert. Students create a fictional self sustainable food chain that is built on one specific biome or environmental setting.
2nd - 7th Science 29 Views 209 Downloads
Scrapping the Biomes
Fifth graders investigate biomes of the earth. In this biomes lesson, 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 3 Views 22 Downloads
Biomes and Plant Growth
Seventh graders design four biomes models and plant three types of seeds in them to observe growth. In groups for each type of biome, they predict the seeds' growth in each of the settings. Students follow the conditions on a biome chart and observe for two weeks, noting which seeds did the best in particular biomes.
7th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
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 7 Views 48 Downloads
Biome-Ecology Unit with a "Design a Zoo" Extension
Young scholars 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 young scholars design a section of a zoo to be built in South Africa displaying animals from North America.
9th - 10th Science 8 Views 27 Downloads
A Biome to Call Home
Students research, present, and compare information about the features of seven biomes that exist in the U.S. They view and discuss the images on the Arkansas state quarter, conduct research on the biomes, and create a poster of the climate in the biome.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads