Biomes of the World

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Biome Lesson Plan

At the end of this comprehensive biomes lesson plan, students will be able to observe and describe how different environments, including microhabitats in schoolyards and biomes, support different varieties of organisms. Each lesson is designed using the 5E method of instruction to ensure maximum comprehension by the students.  learn more

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Biomes of the World

A biome is a type of environment that is defined by the types of organisms that live there. We can also think of these as life zones ("bio" means life). Dividing land up in this way lets us talk about areas that are similar, even if they’re on different continents. But depending on whom you talk…  learn more

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Biomes of the World in VR

Learning about the world’s biomes should be fun. It should get you into the places and become immersive. If you have access to a smartphone or a VR headset, you can explore many of the biomes in 360 degrees right here! If you’re not doing a class project on biomes, you’ll also get the chance…  learn more

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Kids Do Ecology World Biomes

The Classroom Program of KDE provides an inquiry-based approach to science that is fun and meaningful. NCEAS ecologists and teachers in Santa Barbara, Goleta, and Carpinteria schools work with 5th grade classes to design and conduct scientific experiments in ecology.  Students learn the scientific method by doing it, from experimental design and hypothesis, data gathering and analysis, to reporting results…  learn more

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Kids Do Ecology: Biomes

What are biomes? Biomes are regions of the world with similar climate (weather, temperature) animals and plants. There are terrestrial biomes (land) and aquatic biomes, both freshwater and marine.   Would you like to know what the weather is like in different biomes around the world? How about the types of plants and animals that live in these…  learn more

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TeachersFirst: Biomes of the World

TeachersFirst's Biomes of the World unit is an online research project for middle school or advanced upper elementary students. The unit has three parts. A description of the online research project. Introductory descriptions of the major biomes, along with web resources for further research and exploration. A Teacher's Section with questions for further discussion, along…  learn more