Biomes of the World

Incorporate knowledge about biomes and ecosystems in multiple ways while encouraging creativity. Emerging ecologists collaborate and perform research to complete a graphic organizer about various biomes of the world. They conclude the activity by creating a poster to demonstrate a chosen biome, depicting its intricacies and food web for class discussion.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Each individual should create and describe an imaginary organism, complete with several specific adaptations, that could live in a particular biome
  • Divide the class into groups and have each one create a slideshow presentation describing what would occur if pollution destroyed elements necessary for biome survival
Classroom Considerations

  • Provide examples of creative organisms to help students who may feel less creative
Pros

  • May be modified and used for differentiated instruction as needed
  • No preparation or cleanup is necessary
Cons

  • None