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Learning the differences between biomes, ecosystems, and habitats can be confusing; but the Biomes of the World series from Let’s Get Real makes it crystal clear with easy-to-understand definitions, maps, and a wide variety of resources.
Biomes of the World: The Desert Biome highlights the earth’s driest biome and its ecosystems with an interactive cut-and-glue format and mystery word puzzle to reinforce learning.
Vocabulary Enrichment Words:
biome, Chihuahuan, cold desert, ecosystem, hot desert, Sahara
can, is, or, that, the, with
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Author’s Note: If you find biomes confusing, you’re not alone. In researching this topic, I found that educational resources define biomes and ecosystems in many different ways. For this introductory look at biomes, I relied on the categories most often used in the scientific community.
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