Grade 8 Science Biome Project

Posted: December 6, 2018

Option 1:

Your task is to research the different Biomes and some of the biotic and abiotic factors in each area.

Choose any 3 of the following Biomes:

Biomes: Desert,  Arctic Tundra, Boreal Forest(Taiga),Temperate Forest, Tropical Rainforest, Grasslands        

Things to focus on:

1) A map showing the locations of your Biomes on planet earth.

2) Climate (Average rainfall/snowfall? Average Temperature? 

3) Major animals/plants found in each biome (at least 5)

4) Adaptations allowing the animal/plant to live in the biomes.

All research on your Biomes will be put together in a project using  PowerPoint and will be presented to the class.

You may work with one partner on this if you wish.


Option 2:

Create a visual representation of one biome (diorama).

Complete steps 1-4 of option 1 for the biome that you selected.

You may work with one partner if you wish.


Due Date -Thursday, December 20