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Tropical Biome Teacher Resources
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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. Take the time to find it on the Internet because it is an excellent support to the lesson.
Arranged as an interactive instructional activity, 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. If you do not have computers available for individuals or small groups, this presentation also works as a note-taking and lecture guide.
Once junior ecologists are familiar with Earth's major biomes, they hone in on Arizona's biomes. Using a website about Arizona's natural resources, learners will identify biotic communities. Beautiful maps and worksheets are provided for your convenience. Make sure to check out the other lessons in this unit via Lesson Planet.
Explore both terrestrial and aquatic biomes by viewing this PowerPoint. Details are plentiful as there are 59 slides in the collection. Unfortunately, about half of the photos are grainy. With the value of the information presented, it would probably be worth your time to replace all of the sub-quality photos so that you can use this with your early ecology learners.
Students study about biomes. They go on a scavenger hunt to discover products from different biomes that are used in the United States. They plot annual precipitation and annual temperature of various biomes, then use these measurements to compare biological diversity of the regions.
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.
Learners 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. Learners create a fictional self sustainable food chain that is built on one specific biome or environmental setting.