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  Try the following online sources for information on biomes:


For interactive video on biomes present in South Carolina try:

NatureScene: Congaree Swamp, South Carolina
Take an interactive tour to learn more about this biome

NatureScene: Cartwheel Bay Biomes

NatureScene: Bulls Island

NatureScene: Appalachian Cove


*These resources may also be accessed through http://knowitall.org/
Search for term “Biomes”



For more general information try:


Biomes – Food webs -
http://curriculum.calstatela.edu/courses/builders/lessons/less/biomes/introbio
mes.html
Information about coniferous / taiga, tundra and deciduous forest




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Boreal Forest Region: Alberta, Canada -
http://raysweb.net/specialplaces/pages/boreal.html
This page has information on endangered plants and animals in this region.
Environmental issues are also discussed.

Enchanted Learning Habitats and Biomes -
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/
Features information on the animals of particular biomes.

Taiga or Boreal Forest -
www.runet.edu/%7Eswoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/taiga/taiga.ht
ml
This site has facts on flora and fauna with plant adaptations mentioned
.
The Temperate Broadleaf Deciduous Forest -
http://www.runet.edu/%7Eswoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/tbdf/tbd
f.html
Climate and flora and fauna of the biome are presented.

The Tundra -
http://www.runet.edu/%7Eswoodwar/CLASSES/GEOG235/biomes/tundra/t
undra.html
This resource describes adaptations to the biome in detail for fauna and
limited detail for flora.

On-line Yukon Environmental Education Resource Guide -
http://www.taiga.net/YukonEE/index.html
A link to many kinds of information about the Yukon which is located in the
Taiga biome.

Missouri Botanical Garden - http://mbgnet.mobot.org/sets/main.htm
Explore the rainforest, tundra, taiga, desert, temperate and grasslands
biomes. Includes information about animal and plant adaptation.

Middle Arctic Tundra -
http://www.worldwildlife.org/wildworld/profiles/terrestrial/na/na1115_full.h
tml
This site provides information on flora and fauna as well as, environmental
issues in the Northwest Territories.



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The Earth’s Floor
Center for Educational Technology – Biomes Tour
http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/biomes.html


World’s Biomes Page – Exhibits of various Biomes
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5/biome/


The Franklin Institute – Biomes online
http://sln.fi.edu/tfi/units/life/habitat/habitat.html




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