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Earth Science Model Lesson Presented by Jeanie Shannon and Sarah Paslay
NC Essential Standard EEn.2.7.1 Explain how abiotic and biotic factors interact to create the various biomes in North Carolina.
Learning Target I can explain how abiotic and biotic factors interact to create the various biomes in North Carolina.
Criteria for Success I will identify biotic and abiotic factors. I will be able to differentiate the 6 major earth biomes. I will be able to explain to which biome North Carolina belongs I will be able to explain why North Carolina belongs to that biome.
Bell ringer activity Break the following sets of words down using the prefix/suffix lists provided. You may work together in groups of two or three to determine what the words mean BiosphereBiotic BiomeAbiotic BiodiversityDeciduous
Graphic Organizer BioticAbiotic People Animals Plants Insects Birds Weather Latitude Altitude Water Soil Rocks Minerals
Differentiated Instruction World Biome Brochure ▫Create a colorful brochure that includes the 6 major biomes including: Temperature Rainfall Animals Plants Latitude Altitude Biome Children’s book ▫Write a story about an animal going through at least 4 biomes to find the one it is adapted to live in. Rainforest, tundra, taiga, temperate deciduous forest, desert, grasslands ▫Must be colored and include pictures **Extra points would be rewarded for this choice
Incorporating Technology and Common Core Standards http://its.guilford.k12.nc.us/webquests/forest/f orest.htmhttp://its.guilford.k12.nc.us/webquests/forest/f orest.htm Incorporates Vocabulary Worksheet focusing on NC biomes ▫Answers must be written in sentence form and proper vocabulary included
Kinesthetic Learner Where does NC fit in? ▫Discuss weather, altitude, animals, plants, latitude (refer to website from previous two days) Cookie lab ▫using provided materials make a visual representation that would show that NC is a deciduous forest Could adapt this to your classroom using printed copies of blank NC maps