Science: Biomes

Ms. Easton

Lesson Objectives

Students will:


  • Identify locations of different biomes on a world map
  • Explain the type of animals and plants that live in different biomes
  • Understand the different parts of biomes

Time

45 minutes


Click on the Science Explanation below to listen to the recording.

Introduction

5 minutes


Answer the following riddle.


Click on the Science Introduction below to listen to the recording.


What Am I?


There are many different ones of me around the world.

I vary in temperature, moisture, light, and many other environmental factors.

There are distinctive habitats for each one of me.

I have a complex community of plants and animals in each one of me.


WHAT AM I?

Instruction

10 minutes


Please watch the following video about biomes around the world.


***PAUSE THE VIDEO AND TAKE NOTES, THIS WILL HELP YOU WITH THE ACTIVITY THAT FOLLOWS.


***LINED PAPER IS PROVIDED IN THE PACKET.

Biomes of the World

Activity

25 minutes


For your first activity, you are to conduct research on one biome. Research information about the biome and fill out the information on your worksheet in the packet. The worksheet you will fill out is shown in figure one.


You will choose one biome from the list below:


  • Tundra Biome
  • Grassland Biome
  • Desert Biome
  • Rain Forest Biome
  • Deciduous Forest Biome
  • Boreal Forest Biome

(Figure 1 shows you the worksheet that you will use to conduct your research)


Make sure you list what websites you used to find your information.

Figure 1

Big image

Assessment

5 minutes

Extension

Here is a list of websites that will help you in understanding biomes a little more!