Central Question: Why is the sun so influential in connection to species diversity?
Guiding Thought Question: Based on the homework reading assignment explain what the Wallace Line is and what it tells us about the geological history of Australia and Asia. What evidence is there to support Wallace's theory?
Today's Learning Objective: Students will learn the connection between latitude and altitude to species diversity and the role the sun has in supporting life on the planet.
Central Question: What is the connection between plants and animals with the climate and landscape?
Guiding Thought Question: (Use the images below to help you answer the following question) - Even though two areas may be classified as the same biome why might they have such wildly different plants and animals? What factors will lead to different speciation?
Today's Learning Objective: Students will examine the biogeographic realms and explore their placement and characteristics. Students will examine the spatial distribution of Biomes and their groupings into regions.
Welcome to the Forum! Here is where you will be answering your daily warm-up questions. Please do not enter your last name for privacy reasons, and you may use a nickname if you would like (Just make sure Mr. Tredinnick is aware of the nickname you are using). Write out thoughtful responses to the forums on the days they are assigned. If you miss a day please take it upon yourself to complete the Forum you missed. Each Forum has the targeted Learning Objective(s) there so you can see what the focus of the day's class will be.