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Webquest- Biomes, Science 6th Grade

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Webquest pwrpt2003-withteacherpage-1207934635215811-9

  1. 1. -Biomes Worldwide- Title Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Webquest Designed by K. Somahkawahho [email_address] Based on a template from The WebQuest Page Resources
  2. 2. Introduction Title Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion [ <ul><li>Your mission…. </li></ul><ul><li>*You and your fellow scientist have been chosen for a research expedition that will focus on biomes. </li></ul><ul><li>This expedition will focus on six major biomes. Your mission is to research one of these biomes, and recommend which biome is suited for long term sustainable human life. </li></ul><ul><li>*You will present this in an informational brochure or Power Point to share your research with members of the (UNEP) </li></ul><ul><li>*A biome is a group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms. Classifying ecosystems into biomes helps scientists to describe the world. </li></ul> Resources
  3. 3. The Task Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Title Ecologist- Human impact. Preview all websites pertaining to your biome. Identify at least 1 natural resource of an individual biome, and how humans utilize this natural resource. Describe in 1 paragraph your findings and what the implications are for the environment.   Zoologist- Animals Search the websites pertaining to your biome. Identify at least 3 animals to represent your biome. Describe how each animal and insect impacts the biomes environment. Discuss with your group adaptations one animal might have made in order to survive. Complete the graphic organizer supplied by your teacher.   Biologist- Plants Search the websites pertaining to your biome. Find at least 3 plants to represent your biome. Complete the plant description handout provided by your teacher. Discuss with your group adaptations one plant might have made in order to survive. Write an informative paragraph about your plant's adaptations.     Meteorologist - Weather and Climate Search the websites pertaining to your biome. Complete the weather and climate description handout provided by your teacher. Discuss with your group how climate affects your biome and the flora and fauna living there. Write an informative paragraph about your biomes climate. * All Groups will obtain photos for presentation and save to individual Biome on your laptops. Resources
  4. 4. The Process Title Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion 1 st you will be broken up in to a research team consisting of 3-4 members. 2. Each team will be assigned a biome to research one of the major Biomes. Tundra, Rainforest, Arctic, Grassland, Desert, Deciduous Forest 2. Each team will assign an expert in the fields listed. You will take notes in area of expertise. Resources
  5. 5. Resources Title Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion http://www.nationalgeographic.com www.worldbookonline.com http://kids.nceas.ucsb.edu/biomes/index.html http://www.physicalgeography.net/fundamentals/9k.htm http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/world_biomes.htm http://www.teachersfirst.com/lessons/biomes/biomes.html Resources
  6. 6. Your Rubric! Title Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Resources
  7. 7. Conclusion Title Introduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Resources You have successfully finished your research on biomes.  The United Nations Environmental Protection Agency (UNEP) will take your findings under consideration. Be prepared to answer any question during your presentation

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