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147 resources with the keyterm biomes

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Terrestrial Ecosystem Response to Climate Change

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
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...
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Holt Earth Science 3 Climate Skills Worksheet

For Students 7th - 9th
Get your scientists thinking critically about climate with this challenging instructional activity, which has learners complete 10 analogies using climate terms. They also read a paragraph about monsoons in India and answer...
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Tropical Belt

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
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...
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Biomes : Savanna

For Teachers 4th - 8th
A savanna only gets about four inches of rainfall during the dry season, making it a very interesting biome. Take a tour of the East African Savanna and learn about the two seasons, the animal populations, and the effects humans have on...
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Biomes : Freshwater

For Teachers 4th - 8th
About 70% of the earth's surface is covered in water, but how much of this water is fresh? Show this video to introduce your conservationists to the freshwater biome and the species that live there.
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Biomes : Wetlands

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Can you guess which biome used to be considered useless? Because of our ignorance, we destroyed it for development and agricultural purposes. Wetlands were viewed as wastelands until recently, when preservationists started to realize the...
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Our Earth

For Teachers 8th - 10th
In this Earth's environment worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle given 35 clues about a variety of topics related to our Earth. Topics include ecosystems, precipitation, biomes, energy transfer, soil, weathering and rocks.
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Exploring Biomes Lesson 5: You Need a Vacation

For Teachers 6th - 10th
In cooperative groups, emerging ecologists research assigned biomes found in Arizona. Combining photos and facts, they use PowerPoint to produce a fully automated commercial that lasts 45 seconds. In addition to the lesson outline,...
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Exploring Biomes Lesson 4: Mapping Arizona

For Teachers 6th - 10th
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...
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Exploring Biomes Lesson 1: Mapping Biomes

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Environmental science learners examine satellite imagery of temperature, vegetation, precipitation, and productivity. They use these maps to understand how scientists divide the planet into major biomes. As part of a larger unit on...
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Exploring Regions of Our World

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Examine how climate and landforms affect plants and animals that live in particular areas. Discover that these same factors affect peoples' homes, jobs, and recreational activities. Pupils research ecosystems and biomes, and then write...
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Exploring Biomes Lesson 3: Endangered Biomes

For Teachers 6th - 10th
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. 
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Biomes PowerPoint

For Teachers 7th - 12th
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...
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7th Science Quiz

For Teachers 7th - 8th
This seventh grade life science quiz has a professional appearance and well-written multiple-choice questions. However, it seems to cover too broad a variety of biology topics for only 15 questions to fully assess. There is one question...
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Baffling Biomes

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students, in groups, research the five major biomes: aquatic, desert, forests, grasslands and tundra. They visit a zoo and aquarium and then film footage of representative animals for their biomes. They create a movie of their research.
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Biomes Newsletter Report

For Teachers 5th - 7th
If your class will be studying biomes and you also want to address some technology standards, check this out! Each class member becomes an expert on 1 biome through online research, and writes a 4-page report that covers climate,...
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Prairie Mural Project

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders construct a large mural of a praire showing plants, and animals that would live there.
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Jungle Animals

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Let your ESL class monkey around with this presentation about jungle animals. Helpful in a unit about biomes or animals, the slides feature continents where one would find jungles, as well as a few animals that live in the jungle. Note:...
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Forest Fires

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students play the role of a Ranger with the Department of Forestry.  In this forest fires lesson plan, students examine data on biomes and images to determine high risk areas for forest fires to develop.  
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Jeopardy 8th Grade (Science)

For Teachers 7th - 8th
There are so many topics touched upon in this Jeopardy-style science game, that it is difficult to classify! The categories include electricity, matter, ecology, earth and space, and scientific investigation. This would best be used at...
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The Prairie Climate

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders research the average temperature and precipitation of a prairie region to determine the type of climate it is, and how it differs from other biomes. They examine the types of adaptions animals have made to live in the...
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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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The Desert Biome

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners explore the environment by creating a poster presentation. In this biome activity, students identify the characteristics of a desert and the species which inhabit it. Learners create a bulletin board based on a specific biome...
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North American Biomes

For Students 4th - 9th
In this Science worksheet, students color a biome map of North America. Students color the map by solving the clues listed on a separate sheet of paper.