EarthComm Earth System Evolution: Changing Life and Your Community, Activity 2

Earthsystem Evolution book
It's About Time/AGI

Climate and Biomes

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To complete the investigation, each student group will need internet access:

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To learn more about herbivores and carnivores, visit the following web site:

  • The Energy Pyramids, World Builders
    Check out this site with an energy pyramid for several different biomes. Click on a "K Calorie Pyramid" link under each biome (for example, Hot Desert) to see the number of calories the carnivores must obtain from the herbivores to survive.

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To learn more about Alaskan animal adaptations to climate, visit the following web site:

  • Alaska Wildlife Notebook Series, Alaska Department of Fish and Game
    Read about Alaskan big game, marine mammals, small game, birds, furbearers, fish, shellfish, amphibians, or reptiles.

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