Social Studies - 3rd Grade
Students will understand how geography influences community location and development.
Describe how various communities have adapted to existing environments and how other communities have modified the environment.
Biomes from Enchanted Learning
Maps, information about animals, and printable resources are available.
Biomes from Thinkscience.org
Check out this collection of links that define the different biomes/ecosystems in the world.
Biomes of the World: The Wild Classroom and Explore Biodiversity
Click on a biome on the graph for more information, informative videos, and links to scientist profiles, travel information, lesson plans and species profiles for each region.
Force, Motion, & Primitive Technologies
The prehistoric inhabitants of the Four Corners area used simple machines to help them make everyday tasks easier.
Meet Kids from Canada
Learn about Canada from Canadian kids.
Meet the Greens
The GREENS is a site for kids from WGBH about sustainability and green living. It includes online episodes and links teaching about our carbon footprint.
The Aztecs: Mighty Warriors of Mexico
After completing this lesson, students will be able to: identify the Aztecs as the builders of a great city and rich civilization in what is now Mexico; locate the Aztec Empire and its capital on a map; describe several aspects of Aztec culture; and understand the causes of the Aztec civilization's downfall.
What is it Like Where You Live? Biomes of the World
Learn about the world's major environments: rainforests, tundras, taigas, desert, temperate and grasslands.
Windows to the Universe: Biomes and Ecosystems
Learn about different biomes of the world, with three different readability levels, with similar plants, animals, and other living things that are adapted to the climate and other conditions.
WorldBiomes.com covers five of the major world biomes.
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