Unit 7 - Biomes

Do Now Questions - Do Now Form


For our study of biomes, you will be completing a project about one of the biomes listed below:  (You choose the biome, and remember, you can do this project with a partner, or by yourself.  Choose your partner wisely!)

Biome Project Guidelines - PDF - HTML

Biome Project Rubric - PDF - HTML

Ecological Interactions PowerPoint - Very helpful presentation created by Mr. Renz.  I recommend you check it out.

        Temperate Rainforest
        Tropical Rainforest
        Temperate Deciduous Forest
        Grasslands - Savannah
        Grasslands - Plains
        Marine Aquatic
        Freshwater Aquatic
        Hot and Dry Desert
        Semiarid Desert
        Coastal Desert
        Cold Desert

Some Helpful Links

The World's Biomes (http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5/biome/index.html)
Blue Planet Biomes (http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/world_biomes.htm)
Biomes Group of the Fall 96 Biology class at the University of California, Berkeley.
Introduction to Biomes http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/intro.html
Biogeography class at Radford University, Radford, Va.
The Evergreen Project - http://mbgnet.mobot.org/sets/index.htm General Information about six biomes: rain forest, tundra, taiga, desert, temperate, and grassland.
Yahoo! Directory of Ecosystems A variety of sites. http://dir.yahoo.com/science/ecology/ecosystems/
Rainforest Slide Show (http://www.ran.org/kids_action/slideshow/index.html)
King County Library List of web sites - Biomes, Ecosystems & Habitats http://www.kcls.org/hh/biomes.cfm


The images below show a food web and the biomes around the world.  Click on them to enlarge.



Last Updated:  09/02/2005