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Coral ReefDesertEstuaryGrasslandOcean ShoreOpen OceanRivers-StreamsTaigaTemperate Decidous ForestTemperate Rain ForestTropical Rain ForestTundraConservation Page DUE Thursday, January 13

For your biome you need to discuss the following questions. Be sure to use EXPERT opinions (not just what you think) and put the sites on your bibliography page. You should have one or two paragraphs per letter.

1. What is the human impact on your biome?

a. Positive

b. Negative

2. What are the problems in your biome that need to be addressed by humans?

a. Problem 1 and its possible solution

b. Problem 2 and its possible solution

Animal Kingdom Rubric—Test grade (54 points)Group grade (12 points):You must have a banner with ANIMALS and the definition of animals (use the one I gave you in class). Together in the group your examples must represent AT LEAST 5 different invertebrate phyla and 5 different vertebrate classes.Individual grade (42 points):Each person in the group is responsible for 3 invertebrates AND 3 vertebrates for a total of 6 examples per person. Each of your examples must include the following:Definition of Phylum or Class Kingdom/Phylum/Class

Order/Family

Genus/species

Common name (as caption of picture)

Picture

Description of where they live

Invertebrate PhylumDefinitionNotesVertebrate ClassDefinitionNotesFlexible outer skeleton, attached to surfaceFacts Page--Plants--Test Grade (52 points)Group grade (10 points): You must have a banner with PLANTS and the definition of plants. Together in the group your examples must represent AT LEAST 8 of the 17 numbered items.

Individual grade (42 points): Each person in the group is responsible for 6 examples. Each of your examples must include the following:

Definition of Division

Kingdom/Division/Class

Order/Family

Genus/species

Common name (as picture caption)

Picture

Description of where they live

1. Division: Bryophyta

(no more than 2 examples)2. Division: Anthocerotophyta (syn. Anthrocerophyta)

(no more than 2 examples)hornworts3. Division: Equisetophyta (syn. Sphenophyta)

(no more than 2 examples)horsetails4. Division Lycopodiophyta (syn. Lycophyta)

(no more than 2 examples)5. Division: Polypodiophyta (syn. Filicinophyta, Pterophyta?)

(no more than 2 examples)ferns6. Division: Psilotophyta (syn. Pteridophyta)

(no more than 2 examples) wisk ferns7. Class: Cycadopsida (Phylum Cycadophyta)

(no more than 2 examples)cycads8. Class: Ginkgoopsida (Phylum Ginkophyta)

(no more than 2 examples)ginkgo9. Class: Ephedropsida (Phylum Gnetophyta)

(no more than 2 examples)10. Class: Gnetopsida (Phylum Gnetophyta)

(no more than 2 examples)11. Class: Welwitschiopsida (Phylum Gnetophyta)

(no more than 2 examples)12. Class: Pinopsida

(no more than 2 examples)conifers13. Class: Liliopsida

(no more than 2 examples)monocots14. Class: Magnoliopsida

(no more than 2 examples)dicots15. Class: Piperopsida

(no more than 2 examples)16. Class: Ranunculopsida

(no more than 2 examples)17. Class: Rosopsida

(no more than 2 examples)Facts Page--QUIZ Grade (16 points) Due Thursday, November 18

Each person in the group is responsible for 2 examples of a fungus. Between all of the examples, at least 3 of the following class/phyla must be represented.

(2) Subtitle for Fungus Kingdom with a definition

(7) Zygomycota (class)(7) Glomeromycota (phylum)(7) Basidiomycota (phylum)(7) Chytridiomycota (phylum)(7) Ascomycota (phylum)(7) OtherFacts Page—Protists—6 pts DUE November 11

Each student is responsible for ONE protist:

(2) Subtitle of Protists with a definition

(4) Protozoan

- Definition
- Scientific name, common name if possible
- Picture
- Description of where they live

(4) Algae (any kingdom, single-celled with chlorophyll and a nucleus)- Definition
- Scientific name, common name if possible
- Picture
- Description of where they live

(4) Group’s choice (for groups of 3 only)Facts Page—Monerans Class work grade--6pts

Due Date November 3EACH student is responsible for ONE moneran.

(2) Subtitle of Monerans with a definition

(4) Moneran

Home Page Rubric DUE MONDAY October 111) Welcome phrase (15)a) top of pageb) students' namesc) name of biome2) Location paragraph (15)a) complete sentencesb) description of various locationsc) World map with caption showing locations3) Climate paragraph (30)a) complete sentencesb) number of seasonsc) average precipitation in centimeters during each seasond) average temperature in Celsius during each seasone) variations between locationsf) photo with caption showing each season