Biomes: the Final Frontier

By Katie and Sydney

Students, in groups of 2-3, will use the ThingLink about the different biomes to fill out information in a Google Doc graphic organizer for 2 biomes. They will then do a Jigsaw sharing method in order to share what they learned with the rest of the class

Activity:

  1. target audience
    1. Middle school Science Class
  2. subject of lesson
    1. Biomes
  3. instructional goal (what do you want students to know or be able to do)
    1. Learn the identifying characteristics of the 9 biomes that make up the Earth.
  4. technology being used
    1. Thinglink and Google Docs
  5. how technology supports instuctional goal
    1. The students are able to use ThingLink to explore a world map and see the locations of the different biomes. They then click on the biome and learn about the specific characteristics. Each group of 2-3 students will take notes on the Google Doc for 2 assigned biomes and then share with the class what they learned so the other students can add that information to their Google Doc.


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