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General

http://library.thinkquest.org/11922/habitats/habitats.htm

World biomes maps, charts, descriptions.

http://mbgnet.mobot.org/index2.htm

The Evergreen Project for Students Excellent Biomes: Rainforest, Tiaga, Tundra, Grasslands, Desert, Temperate Forest, Freshwater and Marine Ecosystems: Products for teachers.


http://dekalb.dc.peachnet.edu/~jaliff/biome.htm

Good descriptions of biomes

http://www.runet.edu/~swoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/main.html

Major Biomes of the World Susan Woodward, Department of Geography, Radford University

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/

The Earth Observatory: a wonderful NASA site with lots of images and a new section on biomes.<

http://dekalb.dc.peachnet.edu/~jaliff/diverhom.htm

Diversity of Living Organisms Course Accessible presentation,many good pictures Georgia Perimeter college Dr John V Aliff.

http://dekalb.dc.peachnet.edu/~jaliff/envirhom.htm

Environmental Sciences Course Georgia Perimeter college Dr John V Aliff.

 

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Deserts Hot and Cold

http://www.fortunecity.com/greenfield/profit/262/adapt.htm

Cactus Adaptations. Excellent information about cacti, but the background makes it hard to read. Print out the page if you want to read it.

http://www.ecoscope.com/penguin.htm

Antarctic Food Web -- OK for teachers to use these pictures.

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Tundra

http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/tundraP.html

Arctic Tundra Plants: has basic information on strategies used by plants to survive in cold environments,

 

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Grasslands and Savanna

http://www.fs.fed.us/grasslands/

List of US grasslands with links

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Coniferous Forest

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Deciduous Forest

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Rain Forests: Tropical and Temperate

http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Olympus/8736/rainforest7.htm

Rain Forests by a Second Grade Teacher: an outstanding site!


http://www.gn.apc.org/LivingEarth/RainforestDB/Ecology/1.4/index.html

List of short on-line papers on the rainforest

http://www.gn.apc.org/LivingEarth/RainforestDB/

Rain Forest Data Base: Outstanding source of information!

 

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Student Projects on Biomes

http://ths.sps.lane.edu/biomes/Planets/planets.index.html

Biomes on Fictional Planets by 9th grade students

 

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5 Aquatic Plants 6 Aquatic Animals 7 Aquatic Ecosystems 8 Land Plants
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