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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 63 Views 273 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 79 Views 309 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
Terrestrial Ecosystem Response to Climate Change
An extensive investigation of the Earth's climate changes awaits your environmental science classes. This top-notch presentation begins by looking at the history of Earth's climate and then predicts the impact on each major terrestrial biome.
9th - Higher Ed Science 14 Views 69 Downloads
Biomes: Taiga and Tundra
Can you guess the largest biome in the world? It's the taiga, making up almost 30% of the world's forest cover! Use this video to explore both the taiga and the tundra biomes, and take a look into one of the world's greatest phenomenons: the northern lights.
5 mins 4th - 8th Science 5 Views 4 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
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 35 Views 217 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
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
Study Jams! Biomes
Do you know the difference between a biome and an ecosystem? Teach elementary ecologists exactly what a biome is with this captivating cartoon! Six biomes are introduced by Sam (a Harry-Potter-looking character): taiga, tundra, deciduous forest, desert, tropical rainforest, and grassland.
4th - 8th Science 11 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Biomes Summary-Temperature, Precipitation, and Location
Students examine the weather conditions of the various biomes on a world map. In this geographical weather lesson, students identify the seven biomes and color each biome a specific color. Students view a list of the average temperature and precipitation for each biome.
5th - 9th Science 3 Views 89 Downloads