Biome, Sweet Biome: A complete life science unit

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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.

Included are:

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:

Human Interferance
Food Chains
Food Webs
Decomposers
Producers
Consumers
Tertiary Consumers
Primary Consumers
Second Level Consumers
Animal Adaptation


Materials Needed:
Poster
Shoe Box
Creativity :)

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
**Material list
**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


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Total Pages
40
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks

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Biome, Sweet Biome: A complete life science unit
Biome, Sweet Biome: A complete life science unit
Biome, Sweet Biome: A complete life science unit
Biome, Sweet Biome: A complete life science unit
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