Introduction

There are so many different and exciting places in the world to explore and learn about. Each one has its own special blend of climate conditions, landforms, and native plants and animals.

Where in the world would you like to visit?
Where in the world do your ancestors come from?
Where in the world do our classroom animals originally come from?


Click here to view a biome map

 

Your first assignment is to learn what a biome is and explore the different types found on our earth. Complete your Traveler's Journal while you explore some of the following sites.

Classroom of the Future: Tour of Biomes
http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/biomes.html

University of California, Berkeley: The World's Biomes
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5/biome/index.html

World Factbook
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/docs/profileguide.html

Radford University: Biomes
http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/intro.html


Smithfield, RI - Gallagher Middle School: Biomes of the World
http://www.ri.net/schools/Smithfield/biomes/

 

On to the Task