• Students will pick their biome from the following choices:
    1. Freshwater wetland
    2. Marine
    3. Coral Reef
    4. Estuaries
    5. Arctic Tundra
    6. Tropical Rainforest
    7. Savanna
    8. Taiga
    9. Temperate Forest
    10. Temperate Grassland
    11. Alpine Tundra
    12. Chaparral
    13. Desert
    14. Swamp
    15. Boreal Forest 
    Biotic (living) vs abiotic (non-living) factors - see this PowerPoint for more information.  Title your paper "Day 1".  Make sure you keep up with all of your notes! Look up all of the biotic and abiotic factors from your biome!  
     You will need to create a PowerPoint presentation to go along with your product.  The rubric for the PPT is below: The column to the left is the one with the highest point value (you should go for it). 
    Use this Ecosystems PowerPoint for more references. 
    Important vocabulary you should know for this unit: Click here for definitions.
    Ecosystem                Photosynthesis  
    Biome                       Symbiosis
    Biosphere                 Mutualism
    Producer                   Commensalism 
    Consumer                  Parasitism
    Decomposer              Predator 
    You should complete all of the items below before your unit test this Friday :) 
    1.Glencoe Virtual Lab - Pyramids.  Read the instructions and complete the lab on a separate sheet of paper 
    3. Study Jams - Ecosystems View the list of videos, to view them click "go to activity" as you view them write down the score you get from each quiz  
    Study Guide (missing page) Ecosystem Study Guide