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Ecology and Biome Unit
http://www.accessexc...
A lesson plan for an ecology and biome unit, including day-by-day activities and projects.

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World Biomes Map
http://www.worldbiom...
This website has an interactive colored map of biomes. Click on the biome names above the map for information and images related to the selected biome.

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Missouri Botanical Garden
http://www.mbgnet.ne...
This site provides easy-to-read and useful information about and pictures of the world's different types of biomes.

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World Biomes Map
http://www.worldbiom...
This website has an interactive colored map of biomes. Click on the biome names above the map for information and images related to the selected biome.

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Google Maps Ocean Street View
https://www.google.c...
This site offers a view of Google Earth from an underwater angle of the oceans. Students can view coral reefs and the wildlife living there as well as groups of sea lions playing in the waters around the Galapagos Islands.

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Biome Jigsaw Group Activity
http://edtech2.boise...
The world's land areas are categorized as a biome which is a large geographical area that has a specific climate and distinctive plants and animals. In this activity students will be working in groups to learn enough about a particular biome to teach it to others.

Teacher Tools


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Google Maps Ocean Street View
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This site offers a view of Google Earth from an underwater angle of the oceans. Students can view coral reefs and the wildlife living there as well as groups of sea lions playing in the waters around the Galapagos Islands.

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