Covers characteristics of terrestrial biomes and the factors that affect them.
Introduces the savanna, a biome on the edge of tropical deciduous forests. Native species include antelope, zebra, and baobab.
Starts by introducing the four requirements of life and then goes on to explain the factors that affect climate. Climates relationship to the type of vegetation found in a biome is then explained before introducing the major terrestrial biomes.
Reviews characteristics and types of terrestrial biomes.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary words to determine answers using an Ask, Answer, Learn table.
Learn about a recently discovered and totally unexpected community.
Learn about an ecosystem that spans terrestrial and aquatic environments.
Find out how escaped pets have successfully colonized the Florida Everglades.