Water Biomes

Water covers more than 70 percent of Earth's surface. Scholars learn about both freshwater and saltwater biomes in a simple presentation. They compare and contrast the differences in oxygen levels, food sources, and sunlight to better understand the incredible amount of diversity.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Add the diagram on slide 22 to science journals
  • Have small groups select one water biome to research and either write a report, create a presentation, or build a diorama
Classroom Considerations

  • Relies on prior knowledge of biomes and interactions
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Pros

  • Highlights vocabulary throughout
  • Uses high contrast colors for easier visualization
Cons

  • None