Central Question: Why is it increasingly vital to protect the planet's tropical forests?
Guiding Thought Question: What is the largest threat to the tropical forests based on your prior research and understanding?
Today's Learning Objective: Students will learn about the issues connected to the protection of Tropical Forests by building a presentation of related topics
Central Question: What is a biome and what distinguishes one from another?
Guiding Thought Question: Are the biotic or abiotic characteristics of a particular biome more important when trying to understand and explain it? Provide an example to support your argument.
Today's Learning Objective: Students will evaluate the characteristics that can be used to identify a biome and their spatial organization around the world. Students will observe a representation of a biome to understand its defining characteristics and then conduct a map quest to better understand the spatial distribution of biomes
Ecological Biogeography Forum
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.