This packet is meant to guide a group of students through detailing their biome on a poster as well as a final shoe box representation of their biome.
Questions about the Climate (Precipitation and Rainfall)
5 animals to include
3 Plants to Include
A sketch of a food web or chain represented in their biome
How humans have impacted their biome
As well as many research websites for each biome.
This Biome Life Science Unit is a favorite of my students, and parents. With all of the standards that life science gives 5th graders, I have found this unit the most successful. This unit allows students to research and learn all about the following concepts:
Second Level Consumers
Included in this unit:
**7 biome research sites
**Parent Permission Slip (I have found this extremely helpful to allow parents to know what their students are working on!)
**Picture of sample biome
**Rubric for shoe box
**Rubric for poster
**Rubric for presentation
**Final grading rubric with room for teach comments
**Handouts for each student for poster requirements, biome reuqirements, presentation requirements
**Student group evaluation and reflection page
**Example of Food Web
**Student packet for researching
**2 Video Suggestions to Begin Biome Unit
Have fun and please leave feedback below!