Biomes

 

Objectives:

 

        To develop a basic understanding of world's biomes

        To develop a basic understanding of world's ecosystem

        To increase knowledge and problem solving skills in the science area

        To increase vocabulary and reading comprehension in the science area for the GED or other educational goals

 

Outcomes:

 

        To correctly complete the Biomes activities

        To write a basic paragraph using notes from a website

 

Warm-Up:

 

Although this is not necessary, read material biomes and ecosystems.  This material is found in any basic science or GED preparation book.

 

New Instruction:

 

1.   If a site has a worksheet attached, print worksheet then click on site.

2.      If no worksheet is available, click on site and take good notes.

3.      After completing worksheet or reading through the site, take the online quizzes or test (if available).

 Note:  All note-taking activities have no answer keys.

Webpage Title/Content

Grade Level

GED

College

Prep.

Teacher created worksheet

Online test, quiz or interactive activity

Biomes

 

Forest

 

Tundra

 

Taiga

 

Desert

 

Temperate Deciduous Forest

 

Grasslands

 

5-12

Yes

Yes

Click here for note-taking worksheet.

 

No answer key

 

No

 

Feedback and Review:

 

After completing the worksheets and/or the test (if available), have the teacher verbally quiz you over the material.

 

Transfer of Knowledge or Skills:

 

Continue to explore the following web pages about ecosystems.

 

Webpage Title/Content

Grade Level

GED

College

Prep.

Teacher created worksheet

Online test, quiz or interactive activity

Rivers

 

Ponds & Lakes

 

Wetlands

 

Shorelines

 

Temperate Oceans

 

Tropical Oceans

 

5-12

Yes

Yes

No

No

 

 

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