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Title: Windows to the Universe: Biomes and Ecosystems
Url: http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/ecosystems.html
Publisher: National Earth Science Teachers Association
Description: The Windows to the Universe website is maintained by the National Earth Science Teachers Association, and it has been around since the mid-1990s. One particularly interesting area of the site focuses in on the world of biomes and ecosystems. For those who might be unacquainted with such matters, biomes are large regions of the world with similar plants, animals, and other living things that are adapted to the region's climate and conditions. Visitors can use the interactive map to explore these various biomes, and learn about the natural history and current conditions in the dry steppes, Alpine tundra, and a dozen other biomes. Each section contains photographs and a narrative essay that describes in summary detail the key features of each biome.
LC Classification: Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Nature conservation. Landscape protection. Biological diversity conservation. Endangered species and ecosystems (General). Habitat conservation. Ecosystem management. Conservation biology
GEM Subject: Social studies -- Geography
Science -- Ecology
Key Concept: Ecology -- Ecosystems
Ecology -- Biomes
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2011
Resource Type: Charts and Diagrams
Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Overviews
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: Elementary School Teachers
Middle School Teachers
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Language: English
Rights: National Earth Science Teachers Association
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2012-06-22 10:49:14 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-06-18 09:51:58 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: Internet Scout
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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