• Temperature differences from solar radiation.
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 New Area of Focus: Biomes
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 A biome is a large, distinctive complex of
plant communities created and maintained
by climate.
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 Rainfall and temperature determine the
type of biome.
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• Rainfall and temperature determine the
type of biome.
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Lots of
rain and
mild
temps.
• Rainfall and temperature determine the
type of biome.
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• Rainfall and temperature determine the
type of biome.
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Warm
conditions
and very
little
ra...
• Rainfall and temperature determine the
type of biome.
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• Rainfall varies around the planet.
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• Where does the planet get the most rain?
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• Where does the planet get the most rain?
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• Where does the planet get the least rain?
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• Where does the planet get the least rain?
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• Biome characteristics
– Large area of Earth
– Similar predictable climate
– Similar plants
– Similar soil
– Similar amou...
• Biome characteristics
– Large area of Earth
– Similar predictable climate
– Similar plants
– Similar soil
– Similar amou...
• Biome characteristics
– Large area of Earth
– Similar predictable climate
– Similar plants
– Similar soil
– Similar amou...
• Biome characteristics
– Large area of Earth
– Similar predictable climate
– Similar plants
– Similar soil
– Similar amou...
• Biome characteristics
– Large area of Earth
– Similar predictable climate
– Similar plants
– Similar soil
– Similar amou...
• Biome characteristics
– Large area of Earth
– Similar predictable climate
– Similar plants
– Similar soil
– Similar amou...
• Biome characteristics
– Large area of Earth
– Similar predictable climate
– Similar plants
– Similar soil
– Similar amou...
• Which of the following is not a characteristic
of a biome?
A.) Large area of Earth
B.) Similar predictable climate
C.) V...
• Which of the following is not a characteristic
of a biome?
A.) Large area of Earth
B.) Similar predictable climate
C.) V...
• Which of the following is not a characteristic
of a biome?
A.) Large area of Earth
B.) Similar predictable climate
C.) S...
• Which of the following is not a characteristic
of a biome?
A.) Small area of Earth
B.) Varied and predictable climate
C....
• Which of the following is not a characteristic
of a biome?
A.) Small area of Earth
B.) Varied and predictable climate
C....
• Which of the following is not a characteristic
of a biome?
A.) Small area of Earth
B.) Similar predictable climate
C.) S...
• Which of the following is not a characteristic
of a biome?
A.) Small area of Earth
B.) Similar predictable climate
C.) S...
• Which of the following is not a characteristic
of a biome?
A.) Large area of Earth
B.) Similar predictable climate
C.) S...
• General Rule:
• General Rule: The higher the rainfall and
average temperature in a biome,
• General Rule: The higher the rainfall and
average temperature in a biome, the more
and larger plants that the biome can
...
• General Rule: The higher the rainfall and
average temperature in a biome, the more
and larger plants that the biome can
...
• General Rule: The higher the rainfall and
average temperature in a biome, the more
and larger plants that the biome can
...
• General Rule: The higher the rainfall and
average temperature in a biome, the more
and larger plants that the biome can
...
• General Rule: The higher the rainfall and
average temperature in a biome, the more
and larger plants that the biome can
...
• General Rule: The higher the rainfall and
average temperature in a biome, the more
and larger plants that the biome can
...
• General Rule: The higher the rainfall and
average temperature in a biome, the more
and larger plants that the biome can
...
• General Rule: The higher the rainfall and
average temperature in a biome, the more
and larger plants that the biome can
...
• Importance of Biodiversity and Relative
Abundance Optional PowerPoint and Sheet
in Activities Folder.
• Biomes have shifted many times
throughout Earth’s long history.
– Once that was desert
• Biomes have shifted many times
throughout Earth’s long history.
– Once that was desert may now be rainforest.
• Biomes have shifted many times
throughout Earth’s long history.
– Once that was desert may now be rainforest.
– Once tha...
• Biomes have shifted many times
throughout Earth’s long history.
– Once that was desert may now be rainforest.
– Once tha...
• Biomes have shifted many times
throughout Earth’s long history.
– Once that was desert may now be rainforest.
– Once tha...
• Biomes have shifted many times
throughout Earth’s long history.
– Once that was desert may now be rainforest.
– Once tha...
• Once that was tundra
• Once that was tundra may now be a
temperate deciduous forest.
• Once that was tundra may now be a
temperate deciduous forest.
• Once that was temperate forest
• Once that was tundra may now be a
temperate deciduous forest.
• Once that was temperate forest may now
be a boreal fores...
• Once that was tundra may now be a
temperate deciduous forest.
• Once that was temperate forest may now
be a boreal fores...
• Once that was tundra may now be a
temperate deciduous forest.
• Once that was temperate forest may now
be a boreal fores...
• Once that was tundra may now be a
temperate deciduous forest.
• Once that was temperate forest may now
be a boreal fores...
• Once that was tundra may now be a
temperate deciduous forest.
• Once that was temperate forest may now
be a boreal fores...
• Once that was tundra may now be a
temperate deciduous forest.
• Once that was temperate forest may now
be a boreal fores...
Summer
Winter
Summer
Winter
Temperate
Rainforest
Temperate
Rainforest
• Video Link! Biomes of the World
– Some climate review.
– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZouWWVy
z9v8
Temperate Rainforest
Boreal Forest Biome on
Mtn.
Boreal Forest Biome on
Mtn. above Eastern
Deciduous Forest
Tundra Biome on Mtn.
Tundra Biome on Mtn.
above Boreal Forest,
Tundra Biome on Mtn.
above Boreal Forest, above
Eastern Deciduous Forest
• Alpine Biome: Found in the mountain
regions all around the world.
– They are usually at an altitude of about
10,000 feet...
“I love being in
the Alpine
Biome.”
Tundra biome,
Tundra biome, on top of a boreal
forest biome,
Tundra biome, on top of a boreal
forest biome, on top of a
deciduous forest biome,
Tundra biome, on top of a boreal
forest biome, on top of a
deciduous forest biome, on top of
a grassland biome,
Tundra biome, on top of a boreal
forest biome, on top of a
deciduous forest biome, on top of
a grassland biome, on top of ...
Tundra biome, on top of a boreal
forest biome, on top of a
deciduous forest biome, on top of
a grassland biome, on top of ...
• Do you see any trends in the biomes?
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• Do you see any trends in the biomes?
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• Do you see any trends in the biomes?
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• Do you see any trends in the biomes?
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• Do you see any trends in the biomes?
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• Do you see any trends in the biomes?
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• Do you see any trends in the biomes?
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• Do you see any trends in the biomes?
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• Do you see any trends in the biomes?
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• Do you see any trends in the biomes?
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• Why do we have these trends?
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• Temperature differences from solar radiation.
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Subtropical High
Polar Low
Surface
Pressure
Tropical Low
Polar High
• Which biome covers 75% of the earth’s
surface that we haven’t heard from yet.
• Which biome covers 75% of the earth’s
surface that we haven’t heard from yet.
 Marine Biome: Covers ¾ of globe,
oceans, coral reefs, estuaries, coastal.
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• This is a picture of the Marine Coastal
biome.
• Please sketch the following spreadsheet in your
journal. 7 x 6 Squares on the next slide.
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Biome Temp
(Avg)
Rainfall
(Avg)
Plants Animals Where on
Earth
Prairie
Hot Desert
Tundra
Boreal
Forest /
Taiga
Savanna
Trop...
• Activity! The World’s Biomes.
– Visit an internet such as
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biome
s/index.php to fin...
Biome Temp
(Avg)
Rainfall
(Avg)
Plants Animals Where on
Earth
Prairie 50F or 10 C
Average
12-26’’ o f
rain a year
Mixed
Gr...
Biome Temp
(Avg)
Rainfall
(Avg)
Plants Animals Where on
Earth
Prairie 50F or 10 C
Average
12-26’’ o f rain a
year
Mixed Gr...
Biome Temp
(Avg)
Rainfall
(Avg)
Plants Animals Where on
Earth
Prairie 50F or 10 C
Average
12-26’’ o f rain a
year
Mixed Gr...
Biome Temp
(Avg)
Rainfall
(Avg)
Plants Animals Where on
Earth
Prairie 50F or 10 C
Average
12-26’’ o f rain a year Mixed Gr...
Biome Temp
(Avg)
Rainfall
(Avg)
Plants Animals Where on
Earth
Prairie 50F or 10 C
Average
12-26’’ o f rain a year Mixed Gr...
Biome Temp
(Avg)
Rainfall
(Avg)
Plants Animals Where on
Earth
Prairie 50F or 10 C
Average
12-26’’ o f rain a year Mixed Gr...
Biome Temp
(Avg)
Rainfall
(Avg)
Plants Animals Where on
Earth
Prairie 50F or 10 C
Average
12-26’’ o f rain a
year
Mixed Gr...
• Activity! Dramatic Biome Skit.
• Activity! Dramatic Biome Skit.
– Each table group needs to choose from the
biomes on the next slide and present a two
mi...
• Activity! Dramatic Biome Skit.
– Each table group needs to choose from the
biomes on the next slide and present a two
mi...
• Activity! Dramatic Biome Skit.
– Each table group needs to choose from the
biomes on the next slide and present a two
mi...
• Activity! Dramatic Biome Skit.
– Each table group needs to choose from the
biomes on the next slide and present a two
mi...
• The Biome and Situation.
• The Biome and Situation.
– A.) Traveling on a wagon across the prairie
during the pioneer days.
• The Biome and Situation.
– A.) Traveling on a wagon across the prairie
during the pioneer days.
• The Biome and Situation.
– B.) Lost in a hot desert looking for water on
the edge of death.
• The Biome and Situation.
– B.) Lost in a hot desert looking for water on
the edge of death.
• The Biome and Situation.
– C.) Dog Sledding Across the Arctic Tundra.
• The Biome and Situation.
– C.) Dog Sledding Across the Arctic Tundra.
• The Biome and Situation.
– D.) Your group discovers “Bigfoot” (– Not
actually real) in the Boreal Forest.
• The Biome and Situation.
– D.) Your group discovers “Bigfoot” (– Not
actually real) in the Boreal Forest.
• The Biome and Situation.
– E.) On Safari in the Savanna of East Africa.
• The Biome and Situation.
– E.) On Safari in the Savanna of East Africa.
• The Biome and Situation.
– F.) Looking for Inca treasure in the Rainforest.
• The Biome and Situation.
– F.) Looking for Inca treasure in the Rainforest.
• Pick a note card which is labeled 1-6. Order that
groups will pick. You can make up your own
situation but the biome can...
• Biomes Skit Available Organization Sheet.
• Quiz Wiz! 1-10 Name that biome based
on region.
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• Bonus: What movie is this?
• Answers to the Quiz! Name the Biome
based on region.
• Bonus: What movie is this?
• Bonus: What movie is this? Fern Gully
• Quiz Wiz! Name that Biome 1-20 and the
movie / show / cookie / other just for fun.
1
2
3
4
5
6
6 Again
7
7 Again
7 Again
8
9
9 “What
cookie
company?”
10
11
11 Can you
name
the
planet?
12
12 Can
you
name
the
planet?
13
13
Can you name the
planet?
14
14 Can you name the
planet?
15
15 Can you
name the
planet?
16
17
18
19
20
• Bonus #21:
• Bonus #22:
• Answers 1-20 Biome Quiz Wiz
1
1 Grassland / Savanna
1 Grassland / Savanna
2
2 Tropical Rainforest
2 Tropical Rainforest
3
3 Arctic / Polar
Happy Feet
3 Arctic / Polar
4
4 Tundra
4 Tundra
5
5 Hot Desert
5 Hot Desert
6
6 Cold
Desert
6 Cold
Desert
6 Cold
Desert
7
7 Again
7
8
8Boreal
Forest
8Boreal
Forest
9
9 Deciduous
Forest
9 Deciduous
Forest
10
10 Deciduous
Forest
10 Deciduous
Forest
11
11 Desert
Star Wars
11 Desert
Star Wars
Tatooine
Filmed in Tunisia
12
12 Can
you
name
the
planet?
12 Arctic
Star Wars V
Hoth
Filmed in Norway
13
13
Can you name the
planet?
13 Grassland
Star Wars II
Naboo
Naboo
Filmed in Italy
14
14 Can you name the
planet?
14 Tropical
Rainforest?
Star Wars IV
Dagobah
Filmed in the studio
15
15 Can you
name the
planet?
15 Temperate
Rainforest
Star Wars VI
Moon of Endor
Filmed in
California
Redwoods
16
16 Deciduous
Forest
16 Deciduous
Forest
17
17 Grassland /
Prairie
17 Grassland /
Prairie
18
18 Boreal Forest
18 Boreal Forest
19
19 Marine
19 Marine
20
20 Deciduous
Forest
The Simpsons
• Bonus #1:
• Bonus #1: Boreal Forest
• Bonus #2:
• Bonus #2: Savanna
• Try and figure out the biome and movie
beneath the squares.
– Raise your hand when you think you know.
You only get one ...
Radiator
Springs,
Cars, Desert
Biome
• Try and figure out the biome and book /
movie beneath the squares.
– Raise your hand when you think you know.
You only g...
Hot Desert
• Try and figure out the biome and movie
beneath the squares.
– Raise your hand when you think you know.
You only get one ...
Alpine biome
Alpine biome
• Try and figure out the biome and movie
beneath the squares.
– Raise your hand when you think you know.
You only get one ...
• Video Link! Ecology: Life on Earth and
Biomes.
– http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izRvPaAWgyw
• Weather and Climate homework bundle
due soon!
• You can now record relevant information
in the white space and then color the
pictures.
– Please leave the white space o...
• “AYE” Advance Your Exploration ELA and
Literacy Opportunity Worksheet
– Visit some of the many provided links or..
– Art...
• “AYE” Advance Your Exploration ELA and
Literacy Opportunity Worksheet
– Visit some of the many provided links or..
– Art...
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Biomes, Weather and Climate Unit, Earth and Life Science Lesson PowerPoint
Biomes, Weather and Climate Unit, Earth and Life Science Lesson PowerPoint
Biomes, Weather and Climate Unit, Earth and Life Science Lesson PowerPoint
Biomes, Weather and Climate Unit, Earth and Life Science Lesson PowerPoint
Biomes, Weather and Climate Unit, Earth and Life Science Lesson PowerPoint
Biomes, Weather and Climate Unit, Earth and Life Science Lesson PowerPoint
Biomes, Weather and Climate Unit, Earth and Life Science Lesson PowerPoint
Biomes, Weather and Climate Unit, Earth and Life Science Lesson PowerPoint
Biomes, Weather and Climate Unit, Earth and Life Science Lesson PowerPoint
Biomes, Weather and Climate Unit, Earth and Life Science Lesson PowerPoint
Biomes, Weather and Climate Unit, Earth and Life Science Lesson PowerPoint
Biomes, Weather and Climate Unit, Earth and Life Science Lesson PowerPoint
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This PowerPoint is one small part of the Weather and Climate unit from www.sciencepowerpoint.com. This unit consists of a five part 2500+ slide PowerPoint roadmap, 14 page bundled homework package, modified homework, detailed answer keys, 19 pages of unit notes for students who may require assistance, follow along worksheets, and many review games. The homework and lesson notes chronologically follow the PowerPoint slideshow. The answer keys and unit notes are great for support professionals. The activities and discussion questions in the slideshow are meaningful. The PowerPoint includes built-in instructions, visuals, and review questions. Also included are critical class notes (color coded red), project ideas, video links, and review games. This unit also includes four PowerPoint review games (110+ slides each with Answers), 38+ video links, lab handouts, activity sheets, rubrics, materials list, templates, guides, and much more. Also included is a 190 slide first day of school PowerPoint presentation.
Areas of Focus within The Weather and Climate Unit: -What is weather?, Climate, Importance of the Atmosphere, Components of the Atmosphere, Layers of the Atmosphere, Air Quality and Pollution, Carbon Monoxide, Ozone Layer, Ways to Avoid Skin Cancer, Air Pressure, Barometer, Air Pressure and Wind, Fronts, Wind, Global Wind, Coriolis Force, Jet Stream, Sea Breeze / Land Breeze, Mountain Winds, Mountain Rain Shadow, Wind Chill, Flight, Dangerous Weather Systems, Light, Albedo, Temperature, Thermometers, Seasons, Humidity / Condensation / Evaporation, Dew Points, Clouds, Types of Clouds, Meteorology, Weather Tools, Isotherms, Ocean Currents, Enhanced Global Warming, Greenhouse Effect, The Effects of Global Warming, Biomes, Types of Biomes. Difficulty rating 8/10.

This unit aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards and with Common Core Standards for ELA and Literacy for Science and Technical Subjects. See preview for more information
If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. Thanks again and best wishes. Sincerely, Ryan Murphy M.Ed www.sciencepowerpoint@gmail.com

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  1. 1. • Temperature differences from solar radiation. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  2. 2. • RED SLIDE: These are notes that are very important and should be recorded in your science journal. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  3. 3. -Nice neat notes that are legible and use indentations when appropriate. -Example of indent. -Skip a line between topics -Don’t skip pages -Make visuals clear and well drawn.
  4. 4. • RED SLIDE: These are notes that are very important and should be recorded in your science journal. • BLACK SLIDE: Pay attention, follow directions, complete projects as described and answer required questions neatly. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  5. 5. http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Website Link:
  6. 6.  New Area of Focus: Biomes Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  7. 7.  A biome is a large, distinctive complex of plant communities created and maintained by climate. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  8. 8.  Rainfall and temperature determine the type of biome. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  9. 9. • Rainfall and temperature determine the type of biome. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Lots of rain and mild temps.
  10. 10. • Rainfall and temperature determine the type of biome. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  11. 11. • Rainfall and temperature determine the type of biome. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy Warm conditions and very little rainfall
  12. 12. • Rainfall and temperature determine the type of biome. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  13. 13. • Rainfall varies around the planet. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  14. 14. • Where does the planet get the most rain? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  15. 15. • Where does the planet get the most rain? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  16. 16. • Where does the planet get the least rain? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  17. 17. • Where does the planet get the least rain? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  18. 18. • Biome characteristics – Large area of Earth – Similar predictable climate – Similar plants – Similar soil – Similar amount of sunlight
  19. 19. • Biome characteristics – Large area of Earth – Similar predictable climate – Similar plants – Similar soil – Similar amount of sunlight
  20. 20. • Biome characteristics – Large area of Earth – Similar predictable climate – Similar plants – Similar soil – Similar amount of sunlight
  21. 21. • Biome characteristics – Large area of Earth – Similar predictable climate – Similar plants – Similar soil – Similar amount of sunlight
  22. 22. • Biome characteristics – Large area of Earth – Similar predictable climate – Similar plants – Similar soil – Similar amount of sunlight
  23. 23. • Biome characteristics – Large area of Earth – Similar predictable climate – Similar plants – Similar soil – Similar amount of sunlight
  24. 24. • Biome characteristics – Large area of Earth – Similar predictable climate – Similar plants – Similar soil – Similar amount of sunlight
  25. 25. • Which of the following is not a characteristic of a biome? A.) Large area of Earth B.) Similar predictable climate C.) Varied plant species D.) Similar soil E.) Similar amount of sunlight F.) None of the above
  26. 26. • Which of the following is not a characteristic of a biome? A.) Large area of Earth B.) Similar predictable climate C.) Varied plant species D.) Similar soil E.) Similar amount of sunlight F.) None of the above
  27. 27. • Which of the following is not a characteristic of a biome? A.) Large area of Earth B.) Similar predictable climate C.) Similar plant species D.) Similar soil E.) Similar amount of sunlight F.) None of the above
  28. 28. • Which of the following is not a characteristic of a biome? A.) Small area of Earth B.) Varied and predictable climate C.) Varied plant species D.) Varied soil E.) Varied amount of sunlight F.) None of the above
  29. 29. • Which of the following is not a characteristic of a biome? A.) Small area of Earth B.) Varied and predictable climate C.) Varied plant species D.) Varied soil E.) Varied amount of sunlight F.) None of the above
  30. 30. • Which of the following is not a characteristic of a biome? A.) Small area of Earth B.) Similar predictable climate C.) Similar plant species D.) Similar soil E.) Similar amount of sunlight F.) None of the above
  31. 31. • Which of the following is not a characteristic of a biome? A.) Small area of Earth B.) Similar predictable climate C.) Similar plant species D.) Similar soil E.) Similar amount of sunlight F.) None of the above
  32. 32. • Which of the following is not a characteristic of a biome? A.) Large area of Earth B.) Similar predictable climate C.) Similar plant species D.) Similar soil E.) Similar amount of sunlight F.) None of the above
  33. 33. • General Rule:
  34. 34. • General Rule: The higher the rainfall and average temperature in a biome,
  35. 35. • General Rule: The higher the rainfall and average temperature in a biome, the more and larger plants that the biome can support.
  36. 36. • General Rule: The higher the rainfall and average temperature in a biome, the more and larger plants that the biome can support.
  37. 37. • General Rule: The higher the rainfall and average temperature in a biome, the more and larger plants that the biome can support.
  38. 38. • General Rule: The higher the rainfall and average temperature in a biome, the more and larger plants that the biome can support. – Animals will always follow.
  39. 39. • General Rule: The higher the rainfall and average temperature in a biome, the more and larger plants that the biome can support. – Animals will always follow.
  40. 40. • General Rule: The higher the rainfall and average temperature in a biome, the more and larger plants that the biome can support. – Animals will always follow. 1000’s of species
  41. 41. • General Rule: The higher the rainfall and average temperature in a biome, the more and larger plants that the biome can support. – Animals will always follow. 1000’s of species
  42. 42. • General Rule: The higher the rainfall and average temperature in a biome, the more and larger plants that the biome can support. – Animals will always follow. 1000’s of species Fewer species
  43. 43. • Importance of Biodiversity and Relative Abundance Optional PowerPoint and Sheet in Activities Folder.
  44. 44. • Biomes have shifted many times throughout Earth’s long history. – Once that was desert
  45. 45. • Biomes have shifted many times throughout Earth’s long history. – Once that was desert may now be rainforest.
  46. 46. • Biomes have shifted many times throughout Earth’s long history. – Once that was desert may now be rainforest. – Once that was rainforest
  47. 47. • Biomes have shifted many times throughout Earth’s long history. – Once that was desert may now be rainforest. – Once that was rainforest may now be prairie.
  48. 48. • Biomes have shifted many times throughout Earth’s long history. – Once that was desert may now be rainforest. – Once that was rainforest may now be prairie. – Once that was prairie
  49. 49. • Biomes have shifted many times throughout Earth’s long history. – Once that was desert may now be rainforest. – Once that was rainforest may now be prairie. – Once that was prairie may now be tundra.
  50. 50. • Once that was tundra
  51. 51. • Once that was tundra may now be a temperate deciduous forest.
  52. 52. • Once that was tundra may now be a temperate deciduous forest. • Once that was temperate forest
  53. 53. • Once that was tundra may now be a temperate deciduous forest. • Once that was temperate forest may now be a boreal forest.
  54. 54. • Once that was tundra may now be a temperate deciduous forest. • Once that was temperate forest may now be a boreal forest. • Which over time could become savanna
  55. 55. • Once that was tundra may now be a temperate deciduous forest. • Once that was temperate forest may now be a boreal forest. • Which over time could become polar
  56. 56. • Once that was tundra may now be a temperate deciduous forest. • Once that was temperate forest may now be a boreal forest. • Which over time could become marine.
  57. 57. • Once that was tundra may now be a temperate deciduous forest. • Once that was temperate forest may now be a boreal forest. • Which could then become an alpine biome
  58. 58. • Once that was tundra may now be a temperate deciduous forest. • Once that was temperate forest may now be a boreal forest. • Which could then become an alpine biome
  59. 59. Summer
  60. 60. Winter
  61. 61. Summer
  62. 62. Winter
  63. 63. Temperate Rainforest
  64. 64. Temperate Rainforest
  65. 65. • Video Link! Biomes of the World – Some climate review. – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZouWWVy z9v8
  66. 66. Temperate Rainforest
  67. 67. Boreal Forest Biome on Mtn.
  68. 68. Boreal Forest Biome on Mtn. above Eastern Deciduous Forest
  69. 69. Tundra Biome on Mtn.
  70. 70. Tundra Biome on Mtn. above Boreal Forest,
  71. 71. Tundra Biome on Mtn. above Boreal Forest, above Eastern Deciduous Forest
  72. 72. • Alpine Biome: Found in the mountain regions all around the world. – They are usually at an altitude of about 10,000 feet or more.
  73. 73. “I love being in the Alpine Biome.”
  74. 74. Tundra biome,
  75. 75. Tundra biome, on top of a boreal forest biome,
  76. 76. Tundra biome, on top of a boreal forest biome, on top of a deciduous forest biome,
  77. 77. Tundra biome, on top of a boreal forest biome, on top of a deciduous forest biome, on top of a grassland biome,
  78. 78. Tundra biome, on top of a boreal forest biome, on top of a deciduous forest biome, on top of a grassland biome, on top of a desert biome.
  79. 79. Tundra biome, on top of a boreal forest biome, on top of a deciduous forest biome, on top of a grassland biome, on top of a desert biome.
  80. 80. • Do you see any trends in the biomes? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  81. 81. • Do you see any trends in the biomes? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  82. 82. • Do you see any trends in the biomes? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  83. 83. • Do you see any trends in the biomes? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  84. 84. • Do you see any trends in the biomes? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  85. 85. • Do you see any trends in the biomes? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  86. 86. • Do you see any trends in the biomes? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  87. 87. • Do you see any trends in the biomes? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  88. 88. • Do you see any trends in the biomes? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  89. 89. • Do you see any trends in the biomes? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  90. 90. • Why do we have these trends? Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  91. 91. • Temperature differences from solar radiation. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  92. 92. Subtropical High Polar Low Surface Pressure Tropical Low Polar High
  93. 93. • Which biome covers 75% of the earth’s surface that we haven’t heard from yet.
  94. 94. • Which biome covers 75% of the earth’s surface that we haven’t heard from yet.
  95. 95.  Marine Biome: Covers ¾ of globe, oceans, coral reefs, estuaries, coastal. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  96. 96. • This is a picture of the Marine Coastal biome.
  97. 97. • Please sketch the following spreadsheet in your journal. 7 x 6 Squares on the next slide. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  98. 98. Biome Temp (Avg) Rainfall (Avg) Plants Animals Where on Earth Prairie Hot Desert Tundra Boreal Forest / Taiga Savanna Tropical Rain Forest
  99. 99. • Activity! The World’s Biomes. – Visit an internet such as http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biome s/index.php to find answers to spreadsheet. – http://www.physicalgeography.net/fundament als/9k.html – http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/Biolo gyPages/B/Biomes.html – https://php.radford.edu/~swoodwar/biomes/ Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  100. 100. Biome Temp (Avg) Rainfall (Avg) Plants Animals Where on Earth Prairie 50F or 10 C Average 12-26’’ o f rain a year Mixed Grasses, Weed plants, flowering plants Bison, antelope, ground squirrels, birds, Prairie Dog Middle of N. America. Canada to Mexico Hot Desert Tundra Boreal Forest / Taiga Savanna Tropical
  101. 101. Biome Temp (Avg) Rainfall (Avg) Plants Animals Where on Earth Prairie 50F or 10 C Average 12-26’’ o f rain a year Mixed Grasses, Weed plants, flowering plants Bison, antelope, ground squirrels, birds, Prairie Dog Middle of N. America. Canada to Mexico Hot Desert 25 C – extreme 45 C Under 15 cm a year Mixed Cactus, Rugged bushes, Joshua Tree, Yucca Lizards, Rodents, Snakes, Antelope, Horny Toad Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn Tundra Boreal Forest / Taiga Savanna
  102. 102. Biome Temp (Avg) Rainfall (Avg) Plants Animals Where on Earth Prairie 50F or 10 C Average 12-26’’ o f rain a year Mixed Grasses, Weed plants, flowering plants Bison, antelope, ground squirrels, birds, Prairie Dog Middle of N. America. Canada to Mexico Hot Desert 25 C – extreme 45C Under 15 cm a year Mixed Cactus, Rugged bushes, Joshua Tree, Yucca Lizards, Rodents, Snakes, Antelope, Horny Toad Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn Tundra 18° F or (-28° C) Dry 6” or rain a year in the form of snow Moss, Willow, Plants with berries low to ground Fox, Caribou, Grizzly Bear, Musk Ox, Ermine, Polar Bear, Snowy Owl, Rodents Northern parts of Canada and the state of Alaska. Boreal Forest / Taiga Savanna
  103. 103. Biome Temp (Avg) Rainfall (Avg) Plants Animals Where on Earth Prairie 50F or 10 C Average 12-26’’ o f rain a year Mixed Grasses, Weed plants, flowering plants Bison, antelope, ground squirrels, birds, Prairie Dog Middle of N. America. Canada to Mexico Hot Desert 25 C – extreme 45C Under 15 cm a year Mixed Cactus, Rugged bushes, Joshua Tree, Yucca Lizards, Rodents, Snakes, Antelope, Horny Toad Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn Tundra 18° F or (-28° C) Dry 6” or rain a year in the form of snow Moss, Willow, Plants with berries low to ground Fox, Caribou, Grizzly Bear, Musk Ox, Ermine, Polar Bear, Snowy Owl, Rodents Northern parts of Canada and the state of Alaska. Boreal Forest / Taiga Winter - -54 to -1° C Summer 21° C (70° F). Very wet 30 - 85 cm (12 - 33 in) Fir, Spruce, Cedar, Pine, Birch, Moss, Lichens Black Bear, Bobcat, Lynx, Bald Eagle, Wolf, Otter, Beaver, Rabbit Stretches across Eurasia to N. America just below Tundra – Largest Biome Savanna
  104. 104. Biome Temp (Avg) Rainfall (Avg) Plants Animals Where on Earth Prairie 50F or 10 C Average 12-26’’ o f rain a year Mixed Grasses, Weed plants, flowering plants Bison, antelope, ground squirrels, birds, Prairie Dog Middle of N. America. Canada to Mexico Hot Desert 25 C – extreme 45C Under 15 cm a year Mixed Cactus, Rugged bushes, Joshua Tree, Yucca Lizards, Rodents, Snakes, Antelope, Horny Toad Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn Tundra 18° F or (-28° C) Dry 6” or rain a year in the form of snow Moss, Willow, Plants with berries low to ground Fox, Caribou, Grizzly Bear, Musk Ox, Ermine, Polar Bear, Snowy Owl, Rodents Northern parts of Canada and the state of Alaska. Boreal Forest / Taiga Winter - -54 to -1° C Summer 21° C (70° F). Very wet 30 - 85 cm (12 - 33 in) Fir, Spruce, Cedar, Pine, Birch, Moss, Lichens Black Bear, Bobcat, Lynx, Bald Eagle, Wolf, Otter, Beaver, Rabbit Stretches across Eurasia to N. America just below Tundra – Largest Biome Savanna 70° F. or 21 C Hot and Dry Wet and Dry Season 15 to 25 inches of rain Mixed Grasses, Acacia Tree, Baobab, Eucalyptus Elephant, Wildebeest, Zebra, Lion, Crocodile, Mamba, Baboon, Termites Found between a tropical rainforest and desert biome. Tropical
  105. 105. Biome Temp (Avg) Rainfall (Avg) Plants Animals Where on Earth Prairie 50F or 10 C Average 12-26’’ o f rain a year Mixed Grasses, Weed plants, flowering plants Bison, antelope, ground squirrels, birds, Prairie Dog Middle of N. America. Canada to Mexico Hot Desert 25 C – extreme 45C Under 15 cm a year Mixed Cactus, Rugged bushes, Joshua Tree, Yucca Lizards, Rodents, Snakes, Antelope, Horny Toad Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn Tundra 18° F or (-28° C) Dry 6” or rain a year in the form of snow Moss, Willow, Plants with berries low to ground Fox, Caribou, Grizzly Bear, Musk Ox, Ermine, Polar Bear, Snowy Owl, Rodents Northern parts of Canada and the state of Alaska. Boreal Forest / Taiga Winter - -54 to -1° C Summer 21° C (70° F). Very wet 30 - 85 cm (12 - 33 in) Fir, Spruce, Cedar, Pine, Birch, Moss, Lichens Black Bear, Bobcat, Lynx, Bald Eagle, Wolf, Otter, Beaver, Rabbit Stretches across Eurasia to N. America just below Tundra – Largest Biome Savanna 70° F. or 21 C Hot and Dry Wet and Dry Season 15 to 25 inches of rain Mixed Grasses, Acacia Tree, Baobab, Eucalyptus Elephant, Wildebeest, Zebra, Lion, Crocodile, Mamba, Baboon, Termites Found between a tropical rainforest and desert biome. Tropical Rain Forest Consistent 93 °F (34 °C) or drops below 68 °F (20 °C) Very Wet An average of 50 to 260 inches (125 to 660 cm.) Many Trees, with epiphytes that cover them, Canopy Many Species, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Insects All rainforests exist near the equator
  106. 106. Biome Temp (Avg) Rainfall (Avg) Plants Animals Where on Earth Prairie 50F or 10 C Average 12-26’’ o f rain a year Mixed Grasses, Weed plants, flowering plants Bison, antelope, ground squirrels, birds, Prairie Dog Middle of N. America. Canada to Mexico Hot Desert 25 C – extreme 45C Under 15 cm a year Mixed Cactus, Rugged bushes, Joshua Tree, Yucca Lizards, Rodents, Snakes, Antelope, Horny Toad Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn Tundra 18° F or (-28° C) Dry 6” or rain a year in the form of snow Moss, Willow, Plants with berries low to ground Fox, Caribou, Grizzly Bear, Musk Ox, Ermine, Polar Bear, Snowy Owl, Rodents Northern parts of Canada and the state of Alaska. Boreal Forest / Taiga Winter - -54 to -1° C Summer 21° C (70° F). Very wet 30 - 85 cm (12 - 33 in) Fir, Spruce, Cedar, Pine, Birch, Moss, Lichens Black Bear, Bobcat, Lynx, Bald Eagle, Wolf, Otter, Beaver, Rabbit Stretches across Eurasia to N. America just below Tundra – Largest Biome Savanna 70° F. or 21 C Hot and Dry Wet and Dry Season 15 to 25 inches of rain Mixed Grasses, Acacia Tree, Baobab, Eucalyptus Elephant, Wildebeest, Zebra, Lion, Crocodile, Mamba, Baboon, Termites Found between a tropical rainforest and desert biome. Tropical Rain Forest Consistent 93 °F (34 °C) or drops below 68 °F (20 °C) Very Wet An average of 50 to 260 inches (125 to 660 cm.) Many Trees, with epiphytes that cover them, Canopy Many Species, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Insects All rainforests exist near the equator
  107. 107. • Activity! Dramatic Biome Skit.
  108. 108. • Activity! Dramatic Biome Skit. – Each table group needs to choose from the biomes on the next slide and present a two minute improve skit about a biome.
  109. 109. • Activity! Dramatic Biome Skit. – Each table group needs to choose from the biomes on the next slide and present a two minute improve skit about a biome. – Your skit must include…
  110. 110. • Activity! Dramatic Biome Skit. – Each table group needs to choose from the biomes on the next slide and present a two minute improve skit about a biome. – Your skit must include…
  111. 111. • Activity! Dramatic Biome Skit. – Each table group needs to choose from the biomes on the next slide and present a two minute improve skit about a biome. – Your skit must include… • Rainfall • Temperature • Region on Earth • Plants • Animals
  112. 112. • The Biome and Situation.
  113. 113. • The Biome and Situation. – A.) Traveling on a wagon across the prairie during the pioneer days.
  114. 114. • The Biome and Situation. – A.) Traveling on a wagon across the prairie during the pioneer days.
  115. 115. • The Biome and Situation. – B.) Lost in a hot desert looking for water on the edge of death.
  116. 116. • The Biome and Situation. – B.) Lost in a hot desert looking for water on the edge of death.
  117. 117. • The Biome and Situation. – C.) Dog Sledding Across the Arctic Tundra.
  118. 118. • The Biome and Situation. – C.) Dog Sledding Across the Arctic Tundra.
  119. 119. • The Biome and Situation. – D.) Your group discovers “Bigfoot” (– Not actually real) in the Boreal Forest.
  120. 120. • The Biome and Situation. – D.) Your group discovers “Bigfoot” (– Not actually real) in the Boreal Forest.
  121. 121. • The Biome and Situation. – E.) On Safari in the Savanna of East Africa.
  122. 122. • The Biome and Situation. – E.) On Safari in the Savanna of East Africa.
  123. 123. • The Biome and Situation. – F.) Looking for Inca treasure in the Rainforest.
  124. 124. • The Biome and Situation. – F.) Looking for Inca treasure in the Rainforest.
  125. 125. • Pick a note card which is labeled 1-6. Order that groups will pick. You can make up your own situation but the biome cannot change. – A.) Traveling on a wagon across the prairie during the pioneer days. – B.) Lost in a hot desert looking for water on the edge of death. – C.) Dog Sledding Across the Arctic Tundra. – D.) Your group discovers “Bigfoot” (– Not actually real) in the Boreal Forest. – E.) On Safari in the Savanna of East Africa. – F.) Looking for Inca treasure in the Rainforest.
  126. 126. • Biomes Skit Available Organization Sheet.
  127. 127. • Quiz Wiz! 1-10 Name that biome based on region. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  128. 128. • Bonus: What movie is this?
  129. 129. • Answers to the Quiz! Name the Biome based on region.
  130. 130. • Bonus: What movie is this?
  131. 131. • Bonus: What movie is this? Fern Gully
  132. 132. • Quiz Wiz! Name that Biome 1-20 and the movie / show / cookie / other just for fun.
  133. 133. 1
  134. 134. 2
  135. 135. 3
  136. 136. 4
  137. 137. 5
  138. 138. 6
  139. 139. 6 Again
  140. 140. 7
  141. 141. 7 Again
  142. 142. 7 Again
  143. 143. 8
  144. 144. 9
  145. 145. 9 “What cookie company?”
  146. 146. 10
  147. 147. 11
  148. 148. 11 Can you name the planet?
  149. 149. 12
  150. 150. 12 Can you name the planet?
  151. 151. 13
  152. 152. 13 Can you name the planet?
  153. 153. 14
  154. 154. 14 Can you name the planet?
  155. 155. 15
  156. 156. 15 Can you name the planet?
  157. 157. 16
  158. 158. 17
  159. 159. 18
  160. 160. 19
  161. 161. 20
  162. 162. • Bonus #21:
  163. 163. • Bonus #22:
  164. 164. • Answers 1-20 Biome Quiz Wiz
  165. 165. 1
  166. 166. 1 Grassland / Savanna
  167. 167. 1 Grassland / Savanna
  168. 168. 2
  169. 169. 2 Tropical Rainforest
  170. 170. 2 Tropical Rainforest
  171. 171. 3
  172. 172. 3 Arctic / Polar Happy Feet
  173. 173. 3 Arctic / Polar
  174. 174. 4
  175. 175. 4 Tundra
  176. 176. 4 Tundra
  177. 177. 5
  178. 178. 5 Hot Desert
  179. 179. 5 Hot Desert
  180. 180. 6
  181. 181. 6 Cold Desert
  182. 182. 6 Cold Desert
  183. 183. 6 Cold Desert
  184. 184. 7
  185. 185. 7 Again
  186. 186. 7
  187. 187. 8
  188. 188. 8Boreal Forest
  189. 189. 8Boreal Forest
  190. 190. 9
  191. 191. 9 Deciduous Forest
  192. 192. 9 Deciduous Forest
  193. 193. 10
  194. 194. 10 Deciduous Forest
  195. 195. 10 Deciduous Forest
  196. 196. 11
  197. 197. 11 Desert Star Wars
  198. 198. 11 Desert Star Wars Tatooine
  199. 199. Filmed in Tunisia
  200. 200. 12
  201. 201. 12 Can you name the planet?
  202. 202. 12 Arctic Star Wars V Hoth
  203. 203. Filmed in Norway
  204. 204. 13
  205. 205. 13 Can you name the planet?
  206. 206. 13 Grassland Star Wars II
  207. 207. Naboo
  208. 208. Naboo Filmed in Italy
  209. 209. 14
  210. 210. 14 Can you name the planet?
  211. 211. 14 Tropical Rainforest? Star Wars IV Dagobah
  212. 212. Filmed in the studio
  213. 213. 15
  214. 214. 15 Can you name the planet?
  215. 215. 15 Temperate Rainforest Star Wars VI Moon of Endor
  216. 216. Filmed in California Redwoods
  217. 217. 16
  218. 218. 16 Deciduous Forest
  219. 219. 16 Deciduous Forest
  220. 220. 17
  221. 221. 17 Grassland / Prairie
  222. 222. 17 Grassland / Prairie
  223. 223. 18
  224. 224. 18 Boreal Forest
  225. 225. 18 Boreal Forest
  226. 226. 19
  227. 227. 19 Marine
  228. 228. 19 Marine
  229. 229. 20
  230. 230. 20 Deciduous Forest The Simpsons
  231. 231. • Bonus #1:
  232. 232. • Bonus #1: Boreal Forest
  233. 233. • Bonus #2:
  234. 234. • Bonus #2: Savanna
  235. 235. • Try and figure out the biome and movie beneath the squares. – Raise your hand when you think you know. You only get one guess. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  236. 236. Radiator Springs, Cars, Desert Biome
  237. 237. • Try and figure out the biome and book / movie beneath the squares. – Raise your hand when you think you know. You only get one guess. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  238. 238. Hot Desert
  239. 239. • Try and figure out the biome and movie beneath the squares. – Raise your hand when you think you know. You only get one guess. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  240. 240. Alpine biome
  241. 241. Alpine biome
  242. 242. • Try and figure out the biome and movie beneath the squares. – Raise your hand when you think you know. You only get one guess. Copyright © 2010 Ryan P. Murphy
  243. 243. • Video Link! Ecology: Life on Earth and Biomes. – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izRvPaAWgyw
  244. 244. • Weather and Climate homework bundle due soon!
  245. 245. • You can now record relevant information in the white space and then color the pictures. – Please leave the white space open for writing.
  246. 246. • “AYE” Advance Your Exploration ELA and Literacy Opportunity Worksheet – Visit some of the many provided links or.. – Articles can be found at (w/ membership to NABT and NSTA) • http://www.nabt.org/websites/institution/index.php?p= 1 • http://learningcenter.nsta.org/browse_journals.aspx?j ournal=tst Please visit at least one of the “learn more” educational links provided in this unit and complete this worksheet
  247. 247. • “AYE” Advance Your Exploration ELA and Literacy Opportunity Worksheet – Visit some of the many provided links or.. – Articles can be found at (w/ membership to and NSTA) • http://www.earthmagazine.org/ • http://learningcenter.nsta.org/browse_journals.aspx?jo urnal=tst
  248. 248. http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Website Link:
  249. 249. Areas of Focus within The Weather and Climate Unit: What is weather?, Climate, Importance of the Atmosphere, Components of the Atmosphere, Layers of the Atmosphere, Air Quality and Pollution, Carbon Monoxide, Ozone Layer, Ways to Avoid Skin Cancer, Air Pressure, Barometer, Air Pressure and Wind, Fronts, Wind, Global Wind, Coriolis Force, Jet Stream, Sea Breeze / Land Breeze, Mountain Winds, Mountain Rain Shadow, Wind Chill, Flight, Dangerous Weather Systems, Light, Albedo, Temperature, Thermometers, Seasons, Humidity / Water, Oceans, Roles of Oceans, El Nino, La Nina Cycle, Dew Points, Clouds, Types of Clouds, Meteorology, Weather Tools, Isotherms, Ocean Currents, Enhanced Global Warming, Greenhouse Effect, The Effects of Global Warming, Biomes, Types of Biomes. http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Weather_Climate_Unit. html
  250. 250. • This PowerPoint is one small part of my Weather and Climate Unit. This unit includes… – A 5 part 2,500+ PowerPoint roadmap. – 16 page bundled homework and modified version that follows slideshow + answers. – 19 pages of unit notes with visuals – 25+ video links, two PowerPoint review games, rubrics, materials, list, curriculum guide, and much more. – http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Weather_Climate_ Unit.html
  251. 251. • Please visit the links below to learn more about each of the units in this curriculum – These units take me about four years to complete with my students in grades 5-10. Earth Science Units Extended Tour Link and Curriculum Guide Geology Topics Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Geology_Unit.html Astronomy Topics Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Astronomy_Unit.html Weather and Climate Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Weather_Climate_Unit.html Soil Science, Weathering, More http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Soil_and_Glaciers_Unit.html Water Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Water_Molecule_Unit.html Rivers Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/River_and_Water_Quality_Unit.html = Easier = More Difficult = Most Difficult 5th – 7th grade 6th – 8th grade 8th – 10th grade
  252. 252. Physical Science Units Extended Tour Link and Curriculum Guide Science Skills Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Science_Introduction_Lab_Safety_Metric_Methods. html Motion and Machines Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Newtons_Laws_Motion_Machines_Unit.html Matter, Energy, Envs. Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Energy_Topics_Unit.html Atoms and Periodic Table Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Atoms_Periodic_Table_of_Elements_Unit.html Life Science Units Extended Tour Link and Curriculum Guide Human Body / Health Topics http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Human_Body_Systems_and_Health_Topics_Unit.html DNA and Genetics Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/DNA_Genetics_Unit.html Cell Biology Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Cellular_Biology_Unit.html Infectious Diseases Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Infectious_Diseases_Unit.html Taxonomy and Classification Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Taxonomy_Classification_Unit.html Evolution / Natural Selection Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Evolution_Natural_Selection_Unit.html Botany Topics Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Plant_Botany_Unit.html Ecology Feeding Levels Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Ecology_Feeding_Levels_Unit.htm Ecology Interactions Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Ecology_Interactions_Unit.html Ecology Abiotic Factors Unit http://sciencepowerpoint.com/Ecology_Abiotic_Factors_Unit.html
  253. 253. • The entire four year curriculum can be found at... http://sciencepowerpoint.com/ Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. Thank you for your interest in this curriculum. Sincerely, Ryan Murphy M.Ed www.sciencepowerpoint@gmail.com
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