Biomes and Ecosystems

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Biomes and Ecosystems

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Full unit of work for Biomes and Ecosystems. This unit of 16 lessons explores the general pattern and characteristics of biomes and ecosystems globally and then looks at tropical rainforests, polar regions and taiga's in detail. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. Most suitable for KS3, and perfect for preparing pupils for the new 1-9 GCSE modules.

All lessons have a starter and lesson aim. All PowerPoints in the same signature style. 

Lesson sequence:

1 - What is an ecosystem?
2 - How are global ecosystems distributed?
3 - What are tropical rainforests?
4 - Can we protect the rainforests?
5 - What is the human impact on tropical rainforests?
6 - Can we sustainably manage tropical rainforests?
7 - Where are the polar regions?
8 - What is Svalbard?
9 - Can Svalbard overcome its development challenges?
10 - What threats do cold environments face?
11 - How can cold environments be managed?
12 - What is a taiga like?
13 - What direct threats do taiga’s face?
14 - Why are taiga’s under pressure?
15 - How can we conserve the taiga wilderness?
16 - Can we balance the economy and environment in taiga’s?

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