Ecosystems and Biomes Ecosystem - a certain area that includes all the plants, animals and non-living natural things, such as sand, rocks and soil.

Biome - major ecosystem on the earth, A biome is a major regional or global living community characterized by the dominant organisms and the climate.


http://www.nhptv.org/NatureWorks/nwepecosystems.htm
http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/biomes.html


Arctic Tundra
http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/tundra.htm
http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/tundra/index.htm

Desert
http://www.desertusa.com/du_plantsurv.html
http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/desert.htm
http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/desert/index.htm
http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/desert.html
http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/desert.htm

Temperate Deciduous Forest
http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/dforest.html
http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/deciduous_forest.htm

Grasslands (Steppes, prairies, plains, savannah)
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/grasslands.php
http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/grasslands.htm
http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/grasslnd/index.htm


Ocean
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/marine.php
http://www.mbgnet.net/salt/oceans/index.htm
http://lsb.syr.edu/projects/cyberzoo/marine.html
http://www.panda.org/news_facts/education/middle_school/habitats/oceans/index.cfm

Pond
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/freshwater.php
http://www.mbgnet.net/fresh/lakes/index.htm
http://lsb.syr.edu/projects/cyberzoo/freshwater.html

Tropical Rain Forest
http://library.thinkquest.org/11353/trforest.htm
http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/rainforest.htm
http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/rforest/index.htm
http://www.cotf.edu/ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/rforest.html
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/africa/explore/rainforest/rainforest_overview.html
http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/rainforest.htm
http://www.panda.org/news_facts/education/middle_school/habitats/tropical_forests/index.cfm
http://www.rainforestweb.org/
http://library.thinkquest.org/28082/
http://library.thinkquest.org/05aug/00332/search.htm