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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
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
Where in the world is the equator? Explore a world map with your class, coloring in oceans, continents, and rainforests while locating the three major lines of latitude: the equator, Tropic of Cancer, and Tropic of Capricorn. Discuss how the tropical belt is where the sun's energy is focused, allowing for the growth of rainforests.
K - 4th Science 26 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Biomes Lesson 3: Endangered Biomes
Future environmental scientists compare data from two different conservation strategies. Alone this lesson is sufficient, but as part of the Exploring Biomes unit produced by the Arizona Fish and Game Department, it becomes top-notch.
6th - 10th Science 12 Views 138 Downloads
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
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
Adaptations to Environments with Mammals
Fifth graders, after viewing a PowerPoint on different mammals, analyze what a biome is. Then they choose a mammal to research and go outside to feel the grass and leaves and hypothesize about which biome they live in as well as its habitat, appearance and survival.
5th Science 4 Views 22 Downloads
Nature, Red in Tooth and Claw
Young scholars explore the science and art of taxidermy, and research various biomes that could be depicted in museum displays. They synthesize their knowledge by creating dioramas that depict the diverse life forms typical of these biomes.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 21 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 35 Views 217 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 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
Guetemala's Changing Forest
Eighth graders compare their local ecological zone to the tropical rainforest. For this natural ecology lesson, 8th graders complete an activity about the differences in ecological zones. They compare their biome to the Guatemalan rainforest.
8th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads