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Biomes. A Biome is an area or region with a specific climate and the life forms that live there. Gather information about the following for your biome …You’ll need this information to complete your pamphlet. Weather & Climate Temperature Precipitation Landforms Mountains Bodies of Water

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biomes

Biomes

A Biome is an area or region with a specific climate and the life forms that live there

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Gather information about the following for your biome…You’ll need this information to complete your pamphlet
  • Weather & Climate
    • Temperature
    • Precipitation
  • Landforms
    • Mountains
    • Bodies of Water
    • Canyons
    • Islands
  • Fauna (Animals)
  • Flora (Plants)
  • Adaptations needed for plants & animals to survive in the biome
  • Relationships
    • Predator-prey
    • Competition
  • Limiting factors
    • Biotic
    • Abiotic
  • Ecological concerns or issues
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Brochure Directions

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Grading Rubric

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biomes to choose from
Biomes to choose from. . .
  • Chaparral (Shrubland/Scrubland)
  • Desert
  • Fresh Water (Lakes, Rivers, Ponds, Wetlands)
  • Grasslands
  • Marine (Ocean , Coral Reef, Estuaries)
  • Tropical Savannah
  • Taiga/Boreal Forest
  • Temperature Deciduous Forest
  • Tropical Rainforest
  • Tundra
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Chapparal/Shrubland/Scrubland

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/chaparral.htm

http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=chaparral

http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/medit/medit.html

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/chaparral/chaparral.shtml

http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/B/Biomes.html#Chaparral

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/bioshrubland.php

http://www.thewildclassroom.com/biomes/chaparral.html

http://biology.about.com/od/landbiomes/a/aa060906a.htm

http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/shrub.htm

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http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/desert/index.htm

http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/desert.html

http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/desert/desert.html

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/biodesert.php

http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_desert.htm

http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=desert

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/desert/desert.shtml

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/desert.htm

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/deserts.php

http://kids.nceas.ucsb.edu/biomes/desert.html

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/desert-profile.html

Desert

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Freshwater

(Lakes, Ponds, Rivers, Wetlands)

http://www.mbgnet.net/fresh/index.htm

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/freshwater-profile.html

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/freshwater.php

http://www.teachersfirst.com/lessons/biomes/fresh.html

http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/wetlands/

http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu/earthrivers.html

http://www.zoomwhales.com/biomes/marsh/freshwater.shtml

http://www.zoomwhales.com/biomes/pond/pondlife.shtml

http://www.idiotica.com/cranium/encyclopedia/content/Freshwater.htm

http://www.buzzle.com/articles/fresh-water-biomes.html

http://www.eoearth.org/article/Freshwater_biomes

http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_aquatic2.htm

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Grassland

http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/grasslnd/index.htm

http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/tempgrass/tempgras.html

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/biograssland.php

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/grasslands.htm

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/grassland/grassland.shtml

http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=grassland

http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_grassland.htm

http://kids.nceas.ucsb.edu/biomes/grassland.html

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/grasslands.php

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/grassland-profile.html

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Marine

(Oceans, Coral Reefs, Estuaries)

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/marine.php

http://www.buzzle.com/articles/marine-biome-marine-biology.html

http://www.mbgnet.net/salt/index.htm

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/ocean-profile.html

http://kids.nceas.ucsb.edu/biomes/marine.html

http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-marine-biome.htm

http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/earth/Water/marine_ecology.html

http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_aquatic.htm

http://www.eoearth.org/article/Marine_biomes

http://www.idiotica.com/cranium/encyclopedia/content/Oceans.htm

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/coralreef/coralreef.shtml

http://www.eoearth.org/article/Coral_reef

http://www.epa.gov/owow/estuaries/kids/

http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/kits/estuaries/

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Taiga/Boreal Forest

http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/taiga/index.htm

http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/taiga.html

http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/taiga/taiga.html

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/taiga.htm

http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_forest.htm

http://www.taigarescue.org/index.php?view_article=70

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/taiga/taiga.shtml

http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=taiga

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Temperate Deciduous Forest

http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=tempforest

http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/temp/index.htm

http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/dforest.html

http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/tbdf/tbdf.html

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/biotemperate.php

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/deciduous_forest.htm

http://www.teachersfirst.com/lessons/biomes/deciduous.html

http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_forest2.htm

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/tempdecid/tempdecid.shtml

http://www.nhptv.org/natureworks/nwep8c.htm

http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/tempded.htm

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Tropical Rainforest

http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/rforest/index.htm

http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/rforest.html

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/forests.php#tropical

http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/B/Biomes.html#TropicalRainForest

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/rainforest.htm

http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/rainforest/rainfrst.html

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/rainforest/animals/Rfbiomeanimals.shtml

http://library.thinkquest.org/11353/trforest.htm

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/biorainforest.php

http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=rainforest

http://kids.nceas.ucsb.edu/biomes/rainforest.html

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/rainforest-profile.html

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Tropical Savannah

http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/savannah.html

http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/savanna/savanna.html

http://www.teachersfirst.com/20/getsource.cfm?id=3717

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/grassland-profile.html

http://www.teachersfirst.com/lessons/biomes/savannah.html

http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_grassland.htm

http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=grassland&subtopic=tropical

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/savanna.htm

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/grasslands.php

http://www.pupilvision.com/uppersixth/savanna1.htm

http://animal.discovery.com/guides/mammals/habitat/tropgrassland/overview.html

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Tundra

http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=tundra

http://mrogren.wikispaces.com/Polar+grasslands

http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/tundra.htm

http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/tundra/index.htm

http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/tundra.html

http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/tundra/tundra.html

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/biotundra.php

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/tundra.htm

http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=biomes&topic=tundra

http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_tundra.htm

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/habitats/tundra-profile.html

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Works Cited

  • Chaparral. 2000 Blue Planet Biomes. 30 April 2009  <http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/chaparral.htm>.
  • De Blij, H. J.. "World Biome Map." Online Image. WorldBiomes.com. No date. 30 April 2009 <http://www.worldbiomes.com/biomes_map.htm>.
  • Desert. 2002 Missouri Botantical Garden. 1 May 2009  <http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/desert/index.htm>. 
  • Fresh Water. National Geographic. 1 May 2009 <http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/hab itats/freshwater-profile.html>. 
  • Putatunda, Rita. Marine Biome - Marine Biology. 5 Jan. 2008 Buzzle.com. 4 May 2009 <http://www.buzzle.com/articles/marine-biome-marine- biology.html>. 
  • Taiga. Thinkquest.org. 30 April 2009 <http://library.thinkquest.org/C0113340/main.php?section=bio mes&topic=taiga>. 
  • Temperate Deciduous Forest. Marietta College. 4 May 2009 <http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/tempded.htm>. 
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