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Biomes : Tropical Rainforest

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Did you know that 50% of the world's species are found in the rainforest, yet rain forests cover just 2% of the earth's surface? Introduce your class to the enchanting world of the rain forest by using this informative, image-rich video....
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Biomes: Taiga and Tundra

For Teachers 4th - 8th
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:...
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
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...
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Ecology, Nutrient Cycles, Populations

For Teachers 6th - 12th
You will get much mileage out of this resource. It is three presentations in one! Standard general ecology information is included within these 69 slides. The first segment deals with levels of organization, biotic and abiotic factors,...
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Animals in Art

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research Haititian art and the art of Henri Rousseau on the Internet and view videos. Then they created their own drawings of animals, plants, and biomes using markers. Finally, they complete a writing assignment about...
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Exploring Biomes Lesson 2: Biome Research

For Teachers 6th - 10th
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...
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Ecology and the Biosphere

For Students 7th - 12th
Ecology enthusiasts explore ecosystems with this worksheet. They define vocabulary terms and write out answers to questions about distribution and abundance of life. They complete a chart comparing abiotic and biotic factors of Earth's...
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Academic Raceway: Biomes and Ecosystems

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Answer multiple choice questions about biomes and ecosystems to get to the finish line in this interactive PowerPoint! This is a fabulous resource to give to individual students, in order to help prepare them for a science assessment.
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Ecosystems and Change

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Pairs of ecologists select an animal and investigate an ecosystem from its point of view. This simple lesson involves Internet research and putting together a presentation of collected information. 
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Biomes: Grasslands

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Witness the spectacular imagery of tropical grasslands in this non-narrated video. Read some facts pertaining to this biome in the first minute, and then enjoy a brief glimpse of the wildlife native to the tropical grasslands.
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Biomes: Deciduous Forests

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Deciduous forests can be found in almost all corners of the world, ranging from the United States to Russia to New Zealand. While this video has slightly choppy editing, it covers the types of animals, trees, and fungi that live in the...
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Britannica Kids: Rainforests

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Rainforests only cover about six percent of the earth's surface, yet they capture the imagination of everyone! Explore the rainforest flora and fauna with this informative and colorfully illustrated encyclopedia-style application.
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Populations and Communities

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Someone set out to create an epic slide show on ecosystems, but seems to have stopped short. It begins by examining the parts of an ecosystem and roles that different organisms play within it. Simple, informative, and colorful, these...
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Rain Forest Biome and the Effects of Acid Rain

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine how acid rain affects the rain forest. They identify the causes of acid rain, determine how human behavior can affect the environment and discuss ways to prevent acid rain and acid rain damage to the rain forest.
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Habitats: must live with them....cannot live without them.

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students conduct an internet study regarding habitat, ecosystem, biome and the region they live in. They observe the habitat by visiting a State Park and observing the organisms in their habitat. In addition, they create their own...
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Hands on Biome-Building: Build a Forest

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore Earth science by identifying environmental factors. In this biome lesson, students discuss the importance of a functioning ecology and design a biome diorama. Students utilize images of trees and plants which represent a...
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Hands on Biome-Building

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore Earth science by participating in an environment activity. In this biome instructional activity, students discuss the importance of a healthy ecology in order to sustain life, both animal and plant. Students utilize a...
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Biomes: the Threat of the Sea

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study global warming including its causes and effects.  In this creative lesson students make posters on global warming.   
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Ecological Organization

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study biomes and their major characteristics.  In this biomes lesson students draw a climatogram and discuss climate of a specific area. 
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Graphing and Analyzing Biome Data

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore biome data. In this world geography and weather data analysis lesson, students record data about weather conditions in North Carolina, Las Vegas, and Brazil. Students convert Fahrenheit degrees to Celsius degrees and use...
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Biome Bags

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students model a biome. For this lesson on biomes, students are given cards that represent the organisms in a biome. Students gather information about their make-believe biomes and draw conclusions about their biome.
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Biomes Puppet Show

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders create a puppet show to demonstrate their understanding of Biomes. In this Life Science lesson, 7th graders research an assigned biome and work as a group to create a puppet show that accurately represents the biome.
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Guetemala's Changing Forest

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders compare their local ecological zone to the tropical rainforest. In this natural ecology lesson, 8th graders complete an activity about the differences in ecological zones. They compare their biome to the Guatemalan...
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Rain Forest Reporters

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Students research and write articles for an imaginary scientific magazine about rain forests. For this rain forest lesson, students research both ecosystems and magazine writing styles. They act as reporters and editors of their own...