BIOMES RESEARCH PATHFINDER

 

These are some places to begin your research:

 

Media Catalog --   put your biome name in the subject line.  Remember, sometimes the same biome may have different names.

 

Reference --   Wildlife and Plants of the World (check Biomes Index in Volume 17);  Biomes of the World (9 volume set);

               UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes (3 volume set).

 

Databases found on the Media Services Homepage:

 

          World Book Encyclopedia Online  (check out the chart comparing biomes)

 

Other web search engines or web sites:

 

Kids Click! --  http://www.kidsclick.org

          Type “biomes” in the search screen.  A list of sites will come up.  Click on the link you wish to use.  Some of these are:

 

          Biomes of the World   http://mbgnet.mobot.org/

          Middle School Earth Science Explorer

               http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/explorer.html

               (Click on Student Entrance> Earth Systems> Biomes)

        World Biomes - http://www.ups.edu/biology/museum/worldbiomes.html

                   On the left hand side - Click on Characteristics of Bioclimatic Zones

        (good site for human impact)

         Biomes / Habitats - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/

 

C.E.R.F.* -- A search engine for curriculum resources.

 

 

September 27, 2006

*Home access is available.  See media specialist for user name and password.