A Introduction to the Biomes with Curriculum-Elementary
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Our updated introductory curriculum guide to biome study begins with the concept of a biome by looking at its parts: the energy from the sun, the water, the soil, the air, the plants and the animals. Each part is explored with nomenclature, hands-on activities, movement, drama and art.
Also included, the Intro to Biome cards provide a first lesson on the eight different biomes that are used throughout the Biome materials: Temperate Forest, Tropical Forest, Wetlands, Grasslands, Mountains, Deserts and Polar Regions. (6 to 12 years)
The masters are available to download by clicking the links below.
Elementary Introduction to the Biomes Package with Curriculum Guide includes:
- The curriculum guide and three-part language cards for: parts of the biome, climate zones, parts and layers of the soil, carbon cycle, nitrogen cycle, parts of a plant and parts of the animal for the five classes of vertebrates.
- Masters to make booklets for children to label and color
- Masters for additional teacher-made materials.
- Intro to Biome Cards three-part cards.
- Biome question & answers
- Animal adaptation game
This newest version of the Waseca Biomes Curriculum Guide improves upon the original with refined, expanded, and new lessons. These lessons highlight the integration of traditional Montessori lessons and Waseca Biomes materials.
That begins with the beginning : the birth of the Universe.
Incorporates cosmic education and the exploration of Earth in the context of our solar system.
Introduces life on our planets and the elements that support it
Brings in the concept of biomes as a context for exploring life on our planet.
Explores continents through their biomes and inhabitants (animals and people).
If you have already purchased the Introduction to Biomes set, we encourage you to purchase the new curriculum guide as an update.