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Research Sources for the Six Biomes

Watch a Video About Your Biome

grassland video Grassland

deciduous forest video Forests

tundra video Tundra

rainforest video Rainforest

saltwater marine video Marine Saltwater

desert video Fresh Water

desert video Desert

polar regions video Polar Regions

Great Biome Web Sites

http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/index.htm
Easy links to each of the six major biomes.  Links to animals and plants.  Good source of pictures.  Good graphs and tables.  Good links to more detailed information to find more resources.

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/
EXCELLENT resource from NASA.  Information well organized, easy to find.  Good charts and maps.  Not as many pictures.

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/
A LOT of information, not so well organized.  Good information on animals that live in each biome.

http://kids.nceas.ucsb.edu/biomes/index.html#terrestrial
Very good site, well organized for easy access to information.

http://www.kidsgeo.com/geography-for-kids/0165-biomes.php
OK information on the six biomes on the list to the left of the page.

http://www.kidsbiology.com/biology_basics/biomes/what_are_biomes_1.php
A short movie highlighting each biome can be found on this page.

http://www.softschools.com/facts/biomes/
Lots of quick facts on every biome.

http://www.executivetravelservice.com/travel-guide-for-kids-world-geography-facts.html
A great overview of geography terms. (Thanks to Henry in Colorado for the link!)

http://www.shearcomfort.com/take-seat-road-trip-geography.asp
Take Seat: Road Trip Geography. Just about everything you'd ever want to know about geography in the world or the United States. (Thanks to Dakota for telling me about this great page!!)

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Lego WeDo 2.0 Unit

Lego WeDo Unit!

After hundreds of hours of work, extensive testing in elementary classrooms, and several rewrites, we are pleased to offer you the use of our Lego WeDo 2.0 Mission to Mars unit. Following the storyline of a mission to the Red Planet, students are confronted by a series of problems they must solve by building and coding Lego models. Fully NGSS compatible, this is a perfect unit to use in third or fourth grade. Please take a look and try out this free resource!