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Minnesota Zoo: Biome Independent Research

Enjoy being curious this week and practice your research skills by choosing to explore a biome, a region of the Earth that has a certain type of climate and living things. 1. add Tap to begin this activity. 2. 👀 View the eight Biome Cards in the Activity. 3. 🤔 Choose one biome for independent research. Reflect: What kind of biome do you live in? 4. Research a different habitat and ecosystem in your chosen biome. Be sure to include: - location on Earth - what lives there - how the living things interact with the environment - any threats that may impact that ecosystem (natural or human) - Here are some sites to get you started: https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/nature/habitats/ or https://animals.sandiegozoo.org/habitats 5. drawing photo video Use the Seesaw creative tools to share what you learned. You can share a drawing, annotate photo, or create a video that describes the habitat and ecosystem. 6. label Use the label tool or pencil to complete the self-reflection on your research. 7. check Tap the check to add to your journal. Optional: You can watch the video in this activity to help you understand biomes: https://app.seesaw.me/pages/shared_activity?share_token=kjwbY99uRji2I86AoyXsxA&prompt_id=prompt.3ffe9646-179f-48ea-a421-2b784b58e44c

3rd Grade, 5th Grade, 4th Grade, Home Learning, Science, Writing
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You can customize this activity based on your students skill and age. NGSS: 3-LS4-1 NGSS: 3-LS4-3 W.3.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. W.3.8 Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources