Unit 6 - Biomes/Biodiversity
The test grade for this unit will be a project grade. Working in pairs or individually, you will create a travel brochure or guide book to advertise your biome and inform potential tourists. I have examples of these in the class that you can use as a reference.
Biome Travel Brochure Project
Helpful Links: Use the following links to help you with your Biomes projects.
Earth Floors: Biomes
Biomes of the World
The World's Biomes - Berkley
Blue Planet Biomes
Biomes Lessons - John Kimball
What's It Like Where You Live? - Biomes of the World
Biomes List - List of available resources
Biosphere - Full of unit specific vocab that you MUST know!
Ecology - The study of the relationships between organisms in an ecosystem
Food Web - Energy flow through the ecosystem
Food Chains, Food Webs and Energy Transfer - Additional Energy Pyramid info
Endangered Species - A look at endangered and threatened species
Cats in Borneo - A study of the interrelatedness of species in an ecosystem.
Biomes Guided Notes
Food Web Guided Notes
Food Web Activity I - Identify the path of energy flow in the ecosystem
Food Web Activity II - Cont. Energy flow in the ecosystem
Food for Thought:
Invasive Species: Are Zebra Mussels Really Invading?
Deer: Predation or Starvation - graphing activity to examine carrying capacity