Fun ppt on biomes of the world

Slide Show By: Jessie N.. Table of Contents Interesting Introduction! What is the world is a giraffe? Where do giraffes live? (Biome) Where do giraffes.

or do. In 2009, giraffes got in the world record book because they are the tallest mammal in the world and they are the fourth heaviest mammal in the world. Female giraffes are very protective to their calves. A giraffe has a thick coat of hair going down its back. Those are some main and important facts about giraffes. Where do giraffes live? (Biome) What could they live in? Giraffes/


Tropical Biome By: Hemal Parikh, Caitlin Bauer, and Kelly Masker.

Tropical Biome By: Hemal Parikh, Caitlin Bauer, and Kelly Masker Location of Moist Tropical Forests Location of Seasonal Tropical Forests Location Throughout the World CENTRAL AMERICA THE AMAZON AFRICA SOUTHERN ASIA AUSTRALIA Description of the locations throughout the world Central America was once entirely covered in rainforest. Since then, much of the land had been cleared for plantations. The Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world. One-fifth of the world’s plants/birds live here. One-tenth of /


Polar Ice-Caps By: Presquila and Sena. Polar Ice Biome The Polar ice biome refers to the large amount of ice that surrounds the Polar Ice-caps. The Polar.

Pole takes 100,000 years to flow to the coast of Antarctica. The Dry air in the Polar ice caps is very similar to the climate in Mars. Sources MLA format National Geographic, Ice cap. National Geographic Society. September 30, 2015. 1996-2015. http://education.nationalgeographic.com/encyclopedia/ice-cap/http://education.nationalgeographic.com/encyclopedia/ice-cap/ Science Biome World, Polar Ice. Weebly. September 30, 2015. 2015/


{ Grade 7 ELA Smarter Balanced Assessment. 1.Life in the Food Chain Circle the sentences that support the inference that the area is in danger of losing.

and relevant information? a. www.biomebasics.net Tour the world’s biomes without leaving your chair! Explore deserts where termite colonies rise like pillars of sand. Swim oceans where coral reefs teem with life. Survey the vegetation and animal populations of grasslands, forests, and tundra. Can you identify the biomes closest to where you live? Which biomes do you think are the most? b. www.krazycolonies.com Remember those ant/


The Brains on Birds. Tundra Biome  Cold biome that averages –10 degrees Celsius, 14 degrees Fahrenheit, where the soil remains frozen year round in what’s.

.  Birds have muscular mound for a tail, which controls the tail feathers for steering in flight. Skeletal System Fun Fact Time:  What is the largest known bird in the world (past and present)???? No, it is not Big Bird…. Answer: Glider Fun Fact: Largest Bird in World  Dr. Kenneth E. Campbell discovered the 25 ft. wingspan of Argentavis magnificens.  The feather size from such a bird is estimated to have/


FIRST… Sit in your assigned seats Get out your green card and put it on the desk.

(where is it?) location on a world map (explain and draw)  Three recreational activities for visitors (what could people do there for fun?)  Appropriate clothing for visitors (think temperature and how much it rains)  Three fascinating facts about the biome (something you found interesting)  Draw a picture of what your biome looks like (do your best)  A brief description of any endangered or threatened species within your/


Communities and Biomes. Community Collection of several interacting populations that inhabit a common ecosystem.

Biome Major Biotic region of the world characterized by the dominant vegetation. Biomes of North America Polar Tundra Taiga-Boreal Forest-Coniferous forest Deciduous forest Biomes of North America Tropical Rain forest Tall Grass prairie Mid or Mixed Grass prairie Short Grass plains Biomes of North America Mountain Complex Cold Desert Hot Desert Temperate Rain Forest Desert Biome Deserts of the/ Mexico, W. Texas, N. Mexico Fun Facts about Deserts 20% of the earths surface is a desert. Desertification: Where/


Biome: Savanna By Kelly O’Donnell and Savannah Spicer 3 rd Hour.

Australia. About 20% of the world is supposedly covered in savannas. Savannas are wide plains with scattered trees. The climatic zone that characterizes a savanna is somewhere between deserts and tropics. The largest savanna biomes are in Africa. Geography The people belong to more than 80 ethnic groups, which are classified according to geographic location. The Baya (33%) to the west and the Banda (27%) in the east central region and/


Communities and Biomes. Community Collection of several interacting populations that inhabit a common ecosystem.

Biome Major Biotic region of the world characterized by the dominant vegetation. Biomes of North America Polar Tundra Taiga-Boreal Forest-Coniferous forest Deciduous forest Biomes of North America Tropical Rain forest Tall Grass prairie Mid or Mixed Grass prairie Short Grass plains Biomes of North America Mountain Complex Cold Desert Hot Desert Temperate Rain Forest Desert Biome Deserts of the/ Mexico, W. Texas, N. Mexico Fun Facts about Deserts 20% of the earths surface is a desert. Desertification: Where/


THE TAIGA BIOME Zachary, Benny, Lily, Edward. TABLE OF CONTENTS MAP OF THE TAIGA INTRODUCTION TO THE TAIGA ANIMALS PLANTS HUMAN INFLUENCES.

, Benny, Lily, Edward TABLE OF CONTENTS MAP OF THE TAIGA INTRODUCTION TO THE TAIGA ANIMALS PLANTS HUMAN INFLUENCES TAIGA MAP THE TAIGA BIOME The taiga has different names. It is also known as a coniferous or boreal forest. The taiga is the largest terrestrial biome on the earth. Boreal was the Greek goddess of the north wind. Taiga is the biome of the needle leaf forest. The taiga is located near the top of the world. The taiga is in North America, Canada, Alaska/


Tropical Savanna- the place you are plan’na…visit.

their movement. Unique Characteristics 40 different fauna species that are unique to the biome, including elephants! Tropical Savannas have an abundance of termites Things to do When Visiting Go watch the animals ! The Tropical Savanna biome has some of the most beautiful animals in the world including the worlds largest land mammal, the African elephant, the Nile crocodile, the hyena and many varieties of beetles, and ants! Makes sure to get your malaria shots though! Several/


The Biome Challenge Mission  T ogether we will answer each question. For every right response you will receive the amount of points stated in the answer.

that grow along marine coasts around the world. (3pts) 10. 12. Wetlands Estuaries are bays where the rivers empty into the ocean mixing fresh water with salt water. (3pts) Estuaries Mangroves Final question….. Describe why each of the following are biologically important. Estuaries Coral Reef Wetlands Mangroves ½ point for each answer Now…Add your points! 25-30 pts Biome Extraordinaire 15-24 pts Biome Brilliant 5-14 pts/


Fourth Grade Super Scientists!. Welcome, fellow scientists! We’ve spent the year investigating all sorts of scientific topics, from weather to the solar.

the concepts of light and sound! Come with me and I’ll illuminate you about what we learned! Sounds like fun, doesn’t it? How Does Light Travel? Light travels at a speed of 186/the FULCRUM IS CLOSE TO THE LOAD. The World of Living Things! When we finished our “work” with force and motion, we began an exploration of ecosystems, biomes, food chains and webs, and the roles of living things! We learned that everything is connected in the “circle of life!” Ecosystems & Biomes An ecosystem is the interaction of/


August 2015 171819 First Day of School Biology: Activity: Welcome to Biology Syllabus Anatomy: Syllabus Drawing Notebook New Medical Discovery Organ Project.

of the Human Body Anatomical Terms Aging/Homeostasis Body Cavities etc. Worksheet: Orientation to Anatomy Body Planes & Directional Terms Activity: Body Worlds Movie 24 Biology: Lecture 1.1 The Study of Life Class Activity: Witches, Rabbits, & Rainbows Prelab: Study of/13.1 Ecologist study relationships Activity: Biomes of North America Assign Ecosystem Children’s Book Anatomy: Lecture: Lipid Soluble & Water Soluble Steroid Action Control of hormone secretions Hypothalamus Anterior Pituitary Hormones /


Rainforests.

in Central America, Africa, Southern Asia and Australasia. Ecosystems A community of interacting plants and animals. What is a biome? A biome is a very large ecosystem e.g. Tropical Rainforest. The map below shows 9 of the worlds main biomes. http://geoggers.x10hosting.com/dme/Climates%20&%20biomes%20(2).swf A tropical rainforest is a type of biome found in hot, humid environments in equatorial climates. They contain/


Investigating Aquatic Biomes To Understand Ecosystems By Shannon Jephson-Hernandez.

tool designed to expose students and viewers to a variety of science topics. Global perspectives are highlighted, as well as through explanations and demonstrations of world biomes, and ecosystems. USNP: Webrangers, The Secret Garden Site located at US National Parks Webrangers program. Interactive experience designed to introduce the importance of eel grass beds and gardens. The activities are fun, and diverse, and include technology in learning. All four sites/


Meteorology Welcome to Taiga Forest. Taiga Forest Taigan forests are located on the northern parts of the world including a large portion of Canada and.

of the world including a large portion of Canada and most of Russia because of the location of the biome, the land is dominated by cold arctic air which causes freezing weather. In winter the temperature drops because of the cold arctic air and the winter climate. In the summer, there is still cold air but because of the sun the temperature rises. Temperature The lowest temperature ever recorded in the taigan forest is -54 degrees and the highest is 30 degrees. Fun/


The Breadbasket Visit the World’s Beautiful Temperate Grasslands Pyramid of Life Travel.

. Activities * There are lots of fun things to do in the grasslands! Here are just a few of the many activities you can participate in during your visit! Animal Watching Horseback riding Biking Hiking Photography Environment * Grasslands cover nearly ¼ of the worlds land area. Millions of people on its fertile soils for food. It is one of the most important biomes on the planet, and yet only 8% of all grasslands worldwide are protected/


Jen Lofts.  Where is it?  It is located at the top of the world pretty much. It’s close to the North Pole.

season, you can go river floating in the beautiful rivers around the tundra and you could also have some fun with skiing.  Points of interest  You can go to many places of interest in the tundra like northern Alaska, Norway, Finland, Greenland, Iceland and Northern Sweden. All in which have some beautiful wildlife that you can gaze your eyes upon.  Biomes for side trips  If you were/


By: Mackenzie Coyne Nicholas Curtis Jacob Cohen Temperature  The temperature varies from 30 to -30 degrees Celsius. 30 degrees high 25 degrees 20 degrees.

the little amount that comes through the tall trees. Their seed are attached to the underside of their leaves, so at the slightest breeze, they will fall off so they can reproduce. Location, Location, Location! Deciduous Forests are located all around the world/ keep clearing them out and building cities.  Many animals here are camouflaged to look like the ground of the forest. Bibliography  “Deciduous Forest.” Blue Planet Biomes. n.p. 2000. Web. 21 September 2010.  Bottom right picture on slide eight:/


Ecology Jeopardy 10 20 30 40 10 20 30 40 10 20 30 40 >>>> 10 20 30 Leaf Pigments Deciduous vs Coniferous Biomes Leaf margins 10 20 30 40Vocabulary.

: compound What type of leaves are shown below? What is the petiole? The part of the leaf that connects the leaf to the stem is called? What is the desert? Which biome is very dry with less than 25cm of precipitation a year? What is deciduous forests? Which biome experiences all four seasons ( winter, summer, fall, spring)? What is the Tundra? What biome is the world’s youngest biome? What is Taiga ? Which biome has very long/


Grand Tetons and Yellowstone Adventure Hiking to waterfalls with Teton Science School naturalists, rafting the wild Snake River, horseback riding in the.

opportunities- always hands-on World’s finest partner organizations An ideal mix of learning and fun adventure Preparation Meetings get students ready for the trip Programs are mission based, emphasizing real world learning and student-nature and cultural connections Not just a Student “Tour” Study the Earth; its environments, history, people and cultures, through fun hands-on exploration Create enduring connections with the natural world Encourage young people to/


Slide Show By: Jessie N.. Table of Contents Interesting Introduction! What in the world is a giraffe? Where do giraffes live? (Biome) Where do giraffes.

have a great time learning and have fun. What in the world is a giraffe? Have you ever wondered about giraffes? Do they hold any world records? Giraffes are in world record books because they are the tallest mammals in the world, and they are the fourth heaviest mammals in the world. Female giraffes are very protective of their calves. A giraffe has a thick coat of hair going down its back, that/


Why is it so hot in Las Vegas? (Principles of Science Standards=P.0.S) (Nevada State Standards =NV) (Environmental Science Standards = ENV)

(US Dept of Defense) Misconception 1: Las Vegas is near the Equator (continued) Get a GPS reading of Location. Place Las Vegas on a blank World Map. (Determine Longitudinal Lines.) Keep Map in Folder. Brainstorm the question: How does the sun’s energy/ the equator, that’s why its so hot. The elevation of the land is below sea level. The increase of the human population. Conceptions Las Vegas is located in a desert biome. The Sierra Nevada Mountain Range prevents coastal winds from cooling down the Las/


Unit Goals: I. Students will describe rainforest ecosystem and biome. II. Students will be able to locate Rainforests on a map. III. Students will explain.

to many different animals that live in the rainforest. Follow the adventure of a young boy in his attempt to save the rainforest after visiting and seeing all the wonderful wildlife that lives there. Visit the rainforest as it rains and learn fun facts as they make their way down through the canopy. Discover the different habitats of animals around the world and see how the rainforest is similar or different to other/


Coral Reef Biome By Hamad Al Thani 6B 10/01/2013..

of Coral Reefs Around the World "NASA - NASA Coral Reef Images Key to New Global Survey." NASA - NASA Coral Reef Images Key to New Global Survey. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Jan. 2013. Desalination Machines  The desalination machines affect the biome because when it desalinates the quality of the water changes for the worst making it harder for the/. 2013.  "Great Barrier Reef Diving, Snorkeling & Sailing Tours with Small, Fun Groups." New Horizon Sail Dive. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Jan. 2013. Bibliography (Information)


Digital Images in the Elementary Classrooms Visual Literacy!!!!

games, utilities, and fun stuff ooops educational stuff/the world take a monthly picture from their classroom window or somewhere on campus and watch how the scenery changes. They write descriptions of the area and then the/of class or themselves at end of year. Can also do a slideshow for students to have All about Me posters or presentations Map of the school or classroom Have older and younger students work together to create a book Take pictures of animals and have students place them in the correct biome/


CHAPTER TWO The Earth’s Surface and Climate. Psalm 104:1-5 I praise you, LORD God, with all my heart. You are glorious and majestic, dressed in royal.

 Bodies of water fully enclosed by land are called Lakes  Many cities settle on edge of lakes for fish, transportation, drinking water, and fun!  Biggest Lake in the world? Caspian Sea Caspian Sea Seas  Seas are arms of the oceans partially / homes look like  Help explain why human cultures are so different  3 Basic Biomes Forests Grasslands Wastelands Forests  Wherever trees are the predominant plants  Require a lot of water– found in Rainy climates  4 Types:  Tropical Rain Forest  Shrub /


Under the Microscope: Science Resources in GALILEO and the National Science Digital Library.

“Search” –Select: Grades 9-12 –Search: abiotic –Select: Abiotic and Biotic Factors of Habitats Database: NSDL –Select: K-12 under “Search” –Select: Grades 9-12 –Search: biomes –Select: The Worlds Biomes (located under “relevant results” in the right column.) High School SC4. Students will use the organization of the Periodic Table to predict properties of elements. –a. Use the Periodic Table to predict periodic trends including atomic radii, ionic radii, ionization/


This project is dedicated to the B5, especially The Beauty:) WE LOVE YOU! (And so does Justin!!)

paper, is found in coniferous forests. Coniferous forests are the largest land biomes of the world. Sequoia trees are the largest life form and the longest lived life form on Earth and are located along the northern coast of California, which is a Coniferous forest Some live to be 3,000 years old! Whoa, that’s a long time! Fun Facts! You can find coniferous forests anywhere from California, Alaska/


Emperor Penguins By: Gillian Harnadek!!!. T.O.C (Table of contents ) 1.Introduction 2.What is a Emperor Penguin 3.Where do Emperor Penguins live 4.What’s.

of contents ) 1.Introduction 2.What is a Emperor Penguin 3.Where do Emperor Penguins live 4.What’s eating you, what do Emperor Penguins eat 5.What eats me 6.Where do Emperor Penguins live, where are Emperor Penguins Biome 7.Where is Emperor Penguins Biome/ names EMPEROR Penguins because there the biggest Penguins in the world! Emperor Penguins are dark silver and black when theyre younger yellow, black, and, orange when theyre older. Really the only thing Emperor Penguins do / fun with this information! B y e


High Mountains? Luke Barnes and Drew Osburn. The High Mountains.

an arid climate, there are small hairs on the leaves of the potato that collect water from the clouds.  These same hairs help to insulate the potatoes during frosts  The tubers (the part of the potato that we eat) stores water, sugar, and starches below the ground, safe from frost.  The wild potato is an endangered species. Puya Rainmondii  These are the largest herbs in the world. They grow up to  They can grow/


N a t u r a l A l t e r n a t i v e s for ‘Special’ Children Gregory Peechatt PhD DHM ND (School Psychologist, Dr. of Homeopathic Medicine (UK) & Naturopathic.

serves as the point for the convergence of signals from the external world and from the interior environment. other words, is the part of the brain which is the meeting place for the world outside of you and your own thoughts and feelings from inside of you. is the ‘key’ for turning on the brain and seems to be the center of motivation (makes a particular task non boring) is the attention center of the brain, is the center of balance for the other/


An Overview About Us The Basics Our Mission We want to educate our youth on the world that surrounds them. We want them to be aware of whats going.

family enjoy visiting. We want to educate our youth in new, fun, and creative ways. Through lots of interactive and exciting activities, we teach our young visitors all about nature and the world around them. Our purpose is to be a fun, family-friendly, and educational zoo everyone can enjoy! It’s All Fun and Games! The Exhibits Aquarium Kids Area Misc. Safari Survival Game (Simulation) Snow/


Sept. 4, 2012 Do Now Find your seat by color & number Fill out the index card like the example Objective(s) 1. Introduction 2. Demos & observations Pd.

running, knitting Fun Fact: I have 3 cats; I’m a vegetarian Summer: Worked at science camp, went to Mexico & SC HW: None Sept.5, 2012 Do Now Begin filling out the Self Evaluation/the world HW: Current event & Xtra credit * DO NOT NEED TO COPY End January 4, 2013 Do Now -What is the difference between renewable and nonrenewable resources? Give an example of//opinion 3. Article Pass to center of table Objective(s) 1.Carbon cycle video 2.Go over TOC & handed back papers HW: Biome web quest due tomorrow! *copy in/


Coniferous Forest By: Vince Bonofiglio Location  Taigas have cold harsh climate with a low rate of precipitation.  The Coniferous forest biome is south.

cold harsh climate with a low rate of precipitation.  The Coniferous forest biome is south of the arctic tundra.  The largest stretch of Coniferous forest in the world circles the earth in the northern hemisphere. Landscape  Open woodlands with widely spaced trees or dense forest.  The soil is not very fertile however because there is no leaves to decompose and enrich it.  The forest is made up of mostly cone bearing trees. Plants/animals/


The Coral Reef Biome (Pacific) What lives in the deep inside the waters, And how do they survive. What type of plants live underwater? "Google Images."

The Coral Reef Biome (Pacific) What lives in the deep inside the waters, And how do they survive. What type of plants live underwater? "Google Images." Google. Web. 18 Jan. 2012.. Located near the right of Russia and to the left of America. What Lives In The Coral Reefs? 6 fish The Coral reefs is the home to many fierce creatures. Sharks- They are probably one of the most creatures in the world. They have 3 rows/


Jeffery W. Rodamar Workshop on Revisions to the Common Rule In Relation to Behavioral and Social Sciences National Research Council March 21-22, 2013 1.

out of school. 46 “Brain-enhancing Drugs Stir Safety, Ethics Debates” Education Week, (Oct. 25, 2012) “While less than 3% of secondary students reported ever using a prescription painkiller, tranquilizer or stimulant for fun, 62/MF Global, LTCM, Lehman, etc.  Public health campaigns:  Dr. Shakeel Afridi: Bin Laden and the global elimination of polio 75 76 Flash mobs — the new world of human subjects protection? TSA vs mom with a smartphone camera Disabled child crying in her wheelchair vs Airport security/


12/13/20151 Creationism News -- May 2012 创造论新闻 -- 2012 年 5 月 Dedicated to David Coppedge who sacrificed his career as the Head Systems Administrator for.

a pseudoscience acting like a religion (i.e., telling people their problem and the solution), but masquerading as a science with big words and lots of money. Since it is a pseudoscience, we can have a little fun with it by imagining a world in which the Darwin skeptics have the money and the power. Like them, we can use scientific jargon to diagnose our foes as/


The Marine Biome Algae and Seaweed. Algae Aquatic, photosynthetic organisms.

The Marine Biome Algae and Seaweed Algae Aquatic, photosynthetic organisms. Algae Can be microscopic: ▫ Diatoms. ▫ Drifters. Can be macroscopic: ▫ Seaweed. Seaweed Attached autotrophs. Strong, flexible bodies that easily absorb shock. Often covered in a mucus-like substance that lubricates them: ▫ Prevents them from drying out. ▫ Deters grazing animals. Seaweed Fun Facts: ▫ About 7000 species of seaweeds have been classified. ▫ The largest seaweed can reach 62m in/


Google Earth, KML and Geolocation Map making in the VCE classroom.

iGoogle Panoramas Theme for iGoogle ◦ World Wide Panorama World Wide Panorama ◦ Worldwide Panoramas Worldwide Panoramas Category: EnvironmentEnvironment ◦ Anthropogenic Biomes Anthropogenic Biomes ◦ AVHRR Satellite Imagery AVHRR Satellite / Soil Maps of the World European Digital Archive on Soil Maps of the World ◦ Geologic Map of North America Geologic Map of North America ◦ Geologic Map of Oregon Geologic Map of Oregon ◦ State/participation. Have fun creating great content and curricula! Feel free to contact me/


The Rainforest Biome It’s hot and humid! Intro Two types of rainforests: Tropical and Temperate Tropical = in the tropics (band around the equator) Temperate.

branches, 100-240 feet tall and finish off with umbrella shaped canopies shading the forest Temperate forests have two layers only: Canopy and Floor. Here’s a diagram…. FUN FACTS YA’LL! More than half of all the world’s plant and animal species live in tropical rain forests One fourth of all medicines come from rainforest plants, and more than 1,400 plants are thought/


Allan Spessa Exploring the Effects of Fire and Rainfall Variability on Vegetation and Carbon in Tropical Savannas using the Coupled Land-Vegetation-Fire.

the next generation of DGVMs. “ Cover 18% of the world’s land surface. Comprise 15% of total terrestrial carbon stock, estimated mean net NPP of 7.2 tC ha -1 yr -1 (ca. two-thirds of tropical forest NPP). Most frequently burnt biome/FOR: Vegetation Dynamics (‘ED’), Fire Disturbance & Emissions from biomass burning (‘SPITFIRE’), Diffuse Radiation & Photosynthesis, Nitrogen (‘FUN’), Soil Physics; Hydrology, and Soil Biogeochemistry (‘ECOSSE’) Original ED developed and applied to an Amazonian forest by /


 This is a picture of Colorado’s state flag.  The official state flag of Colorado was adopted on June 5 th 1911. It was designed by Andrew Carlisle.

.  Another famous person from Colorado is Annasophia Robb. She stars in The bridge to Teribithia.  Some fun museums to go to in Colorado are The Rocky Mountain Dinosaur resource center. There you can go and see ancient and historic dinosaur bones and skeletons!  A museum for kids in Colorado is World of Wonder museum of kids where your kids can learn about air and gravity and/


By Tyler CJ Claire Lucy Will.  70 percent of the world is water.  97 percent of it is Saltwater.  In dead sea there is 33.7 percent of salt.  That.

irrigation water supply can effect the creatures in Saltwater.  Navigation/transport.  Cooling water for power plant.  Humans clean lakes a lot of times.  Humans try to protect environment.  Learned a lot of new things.  Had a lot of fun doing it.  Glad I got assigned this Saltwater.  I give credit to Lucy, Will E., Claire,and CJ.  http://bioexpedition.com/ocean-biome/ http://bioexpedition.com/ocean/


Mathematics *Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, surface area, and volume. 6.G.A.4: represent 3D figures using nets made up of.

source. Additionally, you will need to determine which animal’s biomes are located in this region. Be sure to upload photographs of the animals. Do Ink! *Watch Dylan’s tutorial to learn how easy it is to use the DoInk App to green screen yourself and your building into any location in the world! *Remember all of the tutorials can be found in our Edmodo group Language Arts/


SHS Science Course Offerings * Information for current 9 th -11 th grade students as you register for the 2014-15 School Year Chemistry Lab Methods Physics.

Biomes Ecological Succession Populations Water Water Quality Ocean Currents Tides Earth Soil Studies Earthquakes Volcanoes Plate Tectonics Climate Weather Climate Change Energy Sustainability General Environmental Systems What do you learn? What do we do? Lab Based; no Algebra requirement Lots of/ science. Deepen your understanding of the science of life while having fun. Recommend B or better /you, every step of the way, your mind will be blown!”  “You will finally understand how our world works. Plus, /


Lakes Nicholas Viano Martin Lopez. Locations of Lakes Great Lakes Lake of the Woods Great Salt Lake Lake Okeechobee Lakes are found all over the world.

the lack of producers and the large amount of oxygen-depleting bacteria. Lake Trout Phytoplankton Food Web Press space for example of a lake food web from Lake Eire, one of the five Great Lakes. Producers: Algae, First level consumers: Cyclopoids, 2 nd level consumer: Yellow perch, tertiary consumers: rainbow trout. Fun/ also the deepest lake in the world, going down 5,712 feet deep, a little over a mile. There are 41 million acres of lakes in the U.S. Lake Titicaca is the highest lake in the world, located/


SHS Science Course Offerings * Information for current 9 th -11 th grade students as you register for the 2013-14 School Year Chemistry Lab Methods Physics.

Biomes Aquatic Ecosystems Human Impact Global Climate Land and Air Pollution Climate Change Water Quality Soil Studies Energy Sustainability Practices What do we do? Hands-on data collection in Skyline’s outdoor lab!! Identify local plant and animal species. Discuss environmental current events. Observe and document animal behavior. Environmental computer simulations –Project-based learning and real-world/based science. Deepen your understanding of the science of life while having fun. Recommend B or better /


Ecotourism: Exploring Ecosystems through Travel. OVERVIEW In this lesson students will explore the diversity of six distinct ecosystems. They will use.

/distancelearning/prairie/build/tb1.html The Aquatic Biome http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5/biome/aquatic.html Activity One- Set the Stage: In this initial activity, discuss the two major types of ecosystems (aquatic& terrestrial) & how they are divided into increasingly more specific categories (Slide 6). Ask students to infer the ecosystem based on the animals presented in the slideshow (Slides 7-12) The goal of the activity is to stimulate/


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